In her new book 'Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns),' 'The Office' star and writer Mindy Kaling shares her thoughts on why she's not a natural babysitter and which types of women in romantic comedies don't actually exist in real life.
Kaling says she learned this after being told to dive off a high diving board by a lifeguard when she was six. She did so and cut open her leg. "[My parents] didn't ever tell me, 'Sometimes you will meet idiots who are technically adults and authority figures,' " Kaling says of the lifeguard. " 'You can calmly say, "Can I first call my mom and ask if I have to do this, please?" ' But we didn't have cell phones back then. The only people with cell phones were rich villains in action movies you knew were going to die first."
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