By Candace Shelton
Yes, it’s true. The Office star revealed on Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live she tried out for Maya Rudolph’s part in the 2011 hit movie and didn’t make the cut.READ MORE: The CW Sets Spring 2021 Premiere Dates
“I practiced it so much and was so into it and I loved that whole cast. That was one that was a heartbreaker,” she said.READ MORE: The CW Gives Early Renewals To 12 Current Series For Next Season
Later on, Kaling joked that someone also offered her a role in “12 Years a Slave”. “I was like, ‘I can’t do it! Tell [Lupita Nyong’o] to do it. I don’t have the time,” she laughed.MORE NEWS: 3-Part 'Bulletproof' Special Event Premieres March 15 On The CW Philly
One thing’s for sure: Whether she’s on the big screen or on the small one, Mindy Kaling sure isn’t going anywhere!