What Are We?
As they continued to grow closer, their offscreen relationship started to mirror their characters’ relationship. “No one, including us, ever really knew, ‘Is this dating? Is this not dating?’ We were never really dating, we were never really not dating. We didn’t know. No one knew,” Novak told Vulture in 2012. The comedic couple dated on and off throughout the early years of The Office, but eventually settled into their super serious friendship. “In real life, I think we just essentially grew up and it became more of a transition,” Novak added.Back to top