Mindy Kaling Gets Real with Marie Claire

Posted Thursday April 17, 2014 1:30 PM GMT

As a strong female writer, producer and actor, Mindy Kaling is a rarity in Hollywood, however she still has issues just like the rest of us.

In a new interview with Marie Claire, the “Mindy Project” mastermind reveals that problem skin still plagues her to this day. “I still break out (thanks genetics),” she laments. “So I use this cool blue-light device called the Tria.”

And while she’s not the typical girlie-girl, Kaling still has serious shoe cravings. “[I love] Nicholas Kirkwood pumps at night, Adidas Originals x Opening Ceremony sneakers by day.”

Plus, Mindy sounds like a dream boss- “I like to take my writing staff on trips. We went to Vegas last summer. I'd love to take them somewhere up north, like Redwood National Park.”

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