Why Megan Mullally and Husband Nick Offerman Don’t Have Kids
Megan Mullally and her husband Nick Offerman have been married for almost two decades.
The duo met when they were chosen to perform a play named The Berlin Circle for the Evidence Room Theatre Company in 2000.
It was love at first sight for both of them, and their friendship eventually blossomed into romance. Consequently, they tied the knot in 2003.
Fast forward to the present, they have been going strong in the marriage, with some considering them as the comedy fraternity's funniest couple.
Having said that, the couple is yet to have kids. And, many of their fans have shown curiosity on various social media platforms regarding why they don't have kids.
Megan Mullally and Husband Attempted to Have Kids
It might sound surreal, but Mullally and her partner Offerman actually never had the desire to have kids.
In May 2017, the actress confessed with GQ, "I never had a burning desire to have children." However, when she met her other half, she admittedly felt he was the person she should have kids with.
Megan Mullally and her husband Nick Offerman strike a pose for a selfie. (Photo: Instagram)
"So we tried, but I was a little long in the tooth for that sort of thing," Mullally disclosed that their attempts to bear a child failed.
She explained they tried conceiving a baby for a year but never turned "it into a soap opera." They believed it wasn't meant to be and stopped putting effort into it.
Meanwhile, Offerman, best known for his role as Ron Swanson in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation, jokingly mentioned their attempts might not have been great because "we still haven't had full-on [expletive]."
"No, we haven't had full penetration yet. Maybe for our 20-year anniversary… but don't rush me!" Mullally added to her husband's sarcasm.
That said, the couple loves spending time together at home, accompanied by their dogs.
In an interview with People dated 2016, the award-winning actress shared that she and her partner usually sat down with their pets at home and binge-watched their favorite shows, including The Bachelor and Survivor.
Megan Mullally and Husband Started a Podcast
Over the years, Mullally and her spouse have collaborated on various projects. For instance, they started a podcast, In Bed with Nick and Megan, in 2019.
As the podcast's title suggests, the couple hosted the show from their beds. They would have raw conversations about their personal life with friends and Hollywood stars.
Megan Mullally's Relationship Advice
In the aforementioned sit-down with GQ, the interviewer asked Mullally to give some relationship advice to couples.
In response, she uttered having "no children" could benefit a couple, keeping them together and helping them grow.
The actress further shared "a two-week rule" that she and her husband always followed. She elaborated they were never apart for over two weeks, which had strengthened their marriage.