Is the kid really Kevin’s? After followers spent 13 years guessing who Jan’s sperm donor on The Workplace was, Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey lastly revealed his identification: tennis star Andy Roddick.
Throughout an episode of their “Workplace Women” podcast launched on Tuesday, Could 4, Fischer, 47, and Kinsey, 49, shared that the component was omitted from the current and its deleted scenes regardless that it was part of the distinctive script. Within the season 4 episode “Goodbye Toby,” Michael Scott (Steve Carell) learns that his ex-girlfriend Jan Levinson (Melora Hardin) is pregnant.
Fortunately for followers, the actresses had the distinctive script shut by whereas recording the podcast so they could share exactly how the dialog regarding the little one’s paternity went down.
“Jan seems to be to Michael like she’s anticipating him to be very impressed,” Kinsey, who carried out Angela Martin on the sitcom, acknowledged. “And Michael says, ‘The tennis participant?’ And Jan says, ‘Nicely, it’s just a little greater than that. He’s the sixth-ranked participant on the planet and he’s received 4 grand slams.’ And Michael says, ‘That’s loads of grand slams, I suppose.’”
Later, Michael reveals his true feelings regarding his ex’s info — and the conclusion that she obtained pregnant whereas they’ve been courting.
“Michael is quiet and Jan goes, ‘Michael?’ And Michael says, ‘Can I simply sit right here for a minute with out extra issues coming into my head?’” the Tall Lady actress continued.
Based on Fischer, who carried out Pam Beesly on the sequence, Roddick, 38, was chosen on account of he was buddies with actor Rainn Wilson and would usually stop by the set.
“I’ve to think about that the explanation they wrote it as being Andy Roddick’s sperm was just a little little bit of a nod to Andy, who has a tremendous humorousness,” she outlined. “I’m so unhappy for his sake that this didn’t keep within the episode.”
After the episode was launched, followers commented on the long-lived thriller’s closure.
“Y’all actually had us speculating that Kevin was the daddy smh,” one fan wrote by the use of Twitter. “So I had an AHA second listening to the podcast at present. If Jan obtained pregnant whereas she and Michael have been nonetheless collectively — meaning she was in all probability on a serious hormone curler coaster throughout [the ‘Dinner Party’ episode]. That may clarify sooooo a lot!” one different fan commented on the “Workplace Women” Instagram internet web page.
Roddick’s partner, Brooklyn Decker, shared her private opinion of the reveal as correctly.
“Jan, sweetie, we have to speak,” the model, 34, joked by the use of Instagram on Thursday, Could 6.