The two first starred on The Office
together as Kelly Kapoor and Ryan Howard, holding down the title for Most Dysfunctional Couple in Scranton, PA for eight seasons. And while real romance has come and gone from their personal lives, the two are as close as ever. Kaling once described their union as “romantically charged camaraderie with loud arguments
” and called him “the one who got away
,” while Novak has said that even when their official status was murky
, “all you’d know for sure was that you’d always find one of us next to the other, even if we weren’t getting along.” Novak recently accompanied Kaling to the Vanity Fair Oscar’s party
and they’re currently hard at work on a book all about their relationship
. If only all exes behaved like this.