The fact that comedian John Mulaney is expecting a baby with Olivia Munn left some of his fans in a spin. Proof of this can easily be found by searching for theories of their divorce on Reddit and other public comment sections. But Twitter had some fun by recycling one of Munn’s old tweets for a trend called “Munifesting.”
Why did some of Mulaney’s fans find her life-changing news personally a little shocking? And what did Munn tweet to Mulaney last year after Twitter users confirmed her pregnancy was a new thing?
John Mulaney shocks fans with divorce, new Olivia Munn relationship and baby
The general consensus among most fans is that they wish Mulaney all the best in his personal and professional life. Concerns were raised after the comedian announced his departure. But a later statement said he had completed his stay in rehab and focused on recovery.
At that time, he received many wishes from a lovely public. That sentiment apparently changed for some when their divorce was confirmed, following a report that he was dating Munn three days later. When Mulaney announced in September 2021 that the couple was expecting a child, some fans accused her of wrongdoing.
In his defense, he appears to have given Seth Meyers a fairly detailed account of a one-year period that included marital separation, rehab, intervention, relapse, divorce filing, a new relationship, and pregnancy disclosure. She also noted that her relationship with Munn and the news of the baby helped her recover quickly. Most importantly, he said that both he and Munn are “really, really” happy about the baby.
But some fans scrutinized both his gestures and the timeline given in the interview. Many took to Reddit and pointed to his problems with Munn, his grief for Mulaney’s estranged wife, and his confusion over his previous comments about remaining child-free.
However, Twitter found more humor in the situation, re-using Munn’s December 2020 tweet to create a humorous trend.
Olivia Munn ‘manifested’ months before revealing relationship with John Mulaney
So, it seems that Mulaney had some ups and downs and not everyone is happy with her decisions. But Twitter seems to be different from some other social media sites regarding his relationship with Munn.
His December 2020 tweet convinced some of his fans about the nefarious timeline of his separation from his wife. Notably, none of the people involved have publicly confirmed any speculation of infidelity on the part of Mulaney.
But Twitter users thought the tweet was amusing. He started a trend known as “manifesting” – revealing the good things in one’s life through tweets. People wishing for a little personal luck shared Munn’s tweet thousands of times.
Baby ‘Munlaneni’ due later this year
The baby is called “Munlaneni” by some, which is reportedly due this year. In September 2021, Munn spoke to Mario Lopez a little bit about her first pregnancy at age 41 and revealed that her dogs don’t understand she’s expecting. “People tell me your dogs can pick up on things like this, but they just walk on my stomach,” she shared.
While some fans expected a reveal of the baby’s gender or a more specific due date, Munn said, “I just haven’t decided whether I’ll find out.” but People It was reported that the baby is due this year and that Mulaney is on tour in early November 2020, so some fans speculate that he is likely to be around that time.
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