Amidst the whirlwind of sweeping changes that have occurred in our country the past few weeks, a most unlikely story captured all of Twitter's attention yesterday. A rumored romance between actress Jane Krakowski and MyPillow CEO—and Donald Trump confidante—Mike Lindell made the news cycle.
Yes, you read that correctly, and no, it's not a discarded plot idea for Krakowski's 30 Rock character Jenna Maroney. This deeply weird revelation appeared in The Daily Mail yesterday, and had pretty much the entire internet shrieking in horror.
Now, Krakowski is breaking her silence on the supposed romance, and doing so in the most hilarious way possible.
Jane Krakowski Responds to Rumored Romance With My Pillow's Mike Lindell With Some Rumors of Her Own https://t.co/uAusli9wsy— E! News (@E! News)1611283984.0
Krakowski issued a statement via her publicist yesterday addressing the rumor with her trademark wit.
"Jane has never met Mr. Lindell. She is not and has never been in any relationship with him, romantic or otherwise."
"She is, however, in full fledged fantasy relationships with Brad Pitt, Rege-Jean Page and Kermit the Frog and welcomes any and all coverage on those."
Honestly, Brad Pitt and Jane Krakowski would be a thrilling Hollywood power couple, so someone should get that rumor going ASAP just to make up for the horror of imagining Krakowski and Lindell... well, involved, if you will.
The Daily Mail's story alleged that Krakowski and Lindell had a "secret" and stormy nine-month romance following Lindell reportedly wooing her for over a year. The tabloid's anonymous source reported that the couple frequently fought, and that Krakowski's friends were as baffled by the relationship as the rest of us were.
For his part, Lindell also denies the rumors—and even more forcefully than Krakowski.
As he put it to The Daily Mail:
"I have never even heard of Jane Krakowski???
And, unlike Krakowski, Lindell—who should be flattered by the rumor—has little sense of humor about it.
He told The Daily Beast that his "lawyers are going after" The Daily Mail.
Despite the denials, it doesn't seem Twitter is likely to forget this story any time soon if the response is any gauge.
How does one go about unlearning something? https://t.co/ATjuAy9IOP— Ben Collins (@Ben Collins)1611246367.0
@thedailybeast @nycsouthpaw I believe her because I cannot face the alternative.— Madame Blubberthigh (@Madame Blubberthigh)1611272164.0
this is an absolute baller response to the weirdest story I’ve heard in a long time https://t.co/E7ZgY6oRDv— shauna (@shauna)1611271471.0
This 30 Rock episode practically writes itself https://t.co/7t8Nh16hL4— Lauren 😷 🤬 😷 VanDenBerg (@Lauren 😷 🤬 😷 VanDenBerg)1611272112.0
I choose to believe Jane Krakowski only dated the fascist MyPillow guy as extended Jenna Maroney cosplay. Cuz Jenna WOULD.— sam greisman (@sam greisman)1611250243.0
rarely do i say out loud "oh my god" but OH MY GOD https://t.co/ugKuQxgscE— David Mack (@David Mack)1611246533.0
Jane Krakowski dating the MyPillow guy is messing with my head because he looks so much like the guy that claimed h… https://t.co/rUqeNIBTVo— Steve Venner (@Steve Venner)1611246498.0
Jane Krakowski does not know this man!!!— Ξvan Ross Katz (@Ξvan Ross Katz)1611246891.0
The only thing weirder than Jane Krakowski dating the My Pillow guy is someone taking the time to create an elabora… https://t.co/RXg1XO20qz— Susan Hennessey (@Susan Hennessey)1611279639.0
Just an A+ joke someone would have done on here in like 2014, made manifest. Feeling untethered from reality https://t.co/U2jU2f5F0G— Patrick Monahan (@Patrick Monahan)1611248198.0
As of this writing, Brad Pitt, Rege-Jean Page and Kermit the Frog have yet to respond to Krakowski's fantasy relationship claims.