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Mindy Kaling 'always talked' about motherhood

Mindy Kaling 'always talked' about motherhood

Mindy Kaling "always talked about" becoming a mother.

The 'Mindy Project' star was reported to be expecting her first child earlier this month, and sources have now said motherhood is something the star has been contemplating for a long time, as she has always been a "motherly" person.

A source told People magazine: "Mindy is really motherly to the people she loves and cares about. She takes care of them. Being a mom is something she's always talked about, but never spoke of a set plan or anything in terms of a timeline of when she wanted it to happen."

The 'A Wrinkle In Time' actress has yet to publicly speak about her pregnancy, and sources previously claimed she hasn't even told her close friends who the baby's father is.

An insider said: "She just started telling her friends she is pregnant. She is not telling anyone, not even close friends, who the father is."

Mindy's child is said to be a "unexpected surprise" but the 38-year-old actress and comedienne has always wanted to have kids.

She shared previously: "I think I've decided that unlike everything else in my life, I'm going to be fast and loose about kids. I'm going to not actively plan, but if it happens, it would happen ...

"I'm not cavalier about who I would have a kid with. But the thing I ask every parent that I really admire, the one comment they all have is that they wish they had kids earlier."

And Mindy previously admitted she worries about never getting married or becoming a mother.

She confessed in 2015: "In my thirties, I gained a sense of calm that came from professional stability and, although this is not backed by science, a general slowing of my metabolism, which is why I can gain seven pounds from eating one heavy dinner.

"As calm as I might be, still, about once a month, I wake up at 4 AM and lie in the dark worrying about the same handful of things ... [I worry] I will never have a husband and all my female acquaintances will. What if my kids are really young when I die because I waited too long to have them?"