The Never Have I Ever creator, 43, took to Instagram on Friday to share a photo of herself from a new shoot with . In the photo, The Office alum stares at the camera while sporting a midriff-baring matching outfit with a blazer on top. She captioned the post, “What if this was my Raya profile pic?”
Kaling’s followers approved of the pic — and its potential place on her dating profile. One commented, “Omg who are you?! Queen energy.” Another added, “I’d swipe right.”
“I think of myself as my kids' parent, and if I have someone that comes into my life down the line, that would be great, but I don't think it's their responsibility. It's mine,” she said at the time. “They're just, like, my blood; they're my responsibility. I'm not in a place now where I would necessarily want or need that from somebody else, to have someone else step in as a co-parent.”
While Kaling has no problem sharing photos with her followers, she recently shared with Marie Claire that she’s happy to stay behind the camera, which she does on shows like The Sex Lives of College Girls, so .
“The amount of articles that were like, ‘It's so good for a culture that this unattractive woman is finally on camera,’” she said of the discourse around her show The Mindy Project. “I didn't know I was so unattractive until I was the star of my own show. So not having to see those things [now], that's wonderful.”
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