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John Krasinski on Office Finale: 'We Flat-Out Lied'

John Krasinski on Office Finale: 'We Flat-Out Lied'

Originally posted 06/06/2013 08:45PM

Yes, the cast of The Office heard the return rumors too – and no, they weren’t going to spoil the surprise.

"It was so thrilling. We all just flat-out lied," John Krasinski tells PEOPLE with a laugh at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center's The One Hundred Gala, held Wednesday in Boston.

"I lied to Letterman! I have to apologize to him for that at some point. It was just one of those things that we all vowed and had to protect," the actor says of keeping Steve Carell's last hurrah under wraps. "Look what happened – it was the best. The 'that's what she said' was the perfect use of Steve."

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Stars Serenade Zach Sobiech in Appreciation of His Brave Cancer Fight

Originally posted 05/09/2013 01:30PM

This could easily be the most moving celebrity shout-out of all time.

Zach Sobiech, 17, inspired millions with his cancer fight and the farewell song he penned, "Clouds."

Now, a slew of celebrities are showing their support for the brave teenager (he's been diagnosed with osteosarcoma) with a tribute video set to his song, in an effort to raise awareness and funds to help find a cure for childhood cancer.

Among the stars featured in the new video, which airs on Rainn Wilson's SoulPancake YouTube channel: Ashley Tisdale, Colbie Caillat, Anna Faris, Jason Mraz, Sara Bareilles, Jenna Fischer, The Lumineers, Rachel Bilson, Ed Helms, Phillip Phillips and more.

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Why Jenna Fischer Cried over John Krasinski's Office Casting

Jenna Fischer Cried Tears of Joy over John Krasinski's Office Casting

Originally posted 01/24/2013 07:00PM

It was love at first audition for Jenna Fischer and John Krasinski.

Fischer, who plays Pam to Krasinski's Jim on The Office, isn't sure their characters would have become the fan-favorites they are if he hadn't been chosen to play her husband.

"I was paired up with John often and I thought this was good because he was my favorite Jim," Fischer explains of the final round of eight actors – four Pams and four Jims – on Thursday's episode of The Jeff Probst Show.

"On the second day, John whispered to me, 'You're my favorite Pam. I hope you get it.' "

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It's a Boy for The Office's Jenna Fischer | Jenna Fischer

Jenna Fischer Welcomes a Son

Originally posted 10/03/2011 01:50PM

Life has imitated art for Jenna Fischer: The actress, whose character on The Office is pregnant, is now a mom herself.

Fischer, 37, and husband Lee Kirk welcomed son Weston Lee on Sept. 24, her rep tells PEOPLE exclusively.

"Mom and baby are doing great," the rep says.

Fischer, whose character Pam has a daughter and is expecting a son with TV husband Jim Halpert on the show, first revealed she was pregnant in May.

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Jenna Fischer: I'm Having a Boy | Jenna Fischer

Jenna Fischer: I'm Having a Boy

Originally posted 07/19/2011 08:45PM

Appearing on The Tonight Show on Tuesday, Jenna Fischer was asked by host Jay Leno if her parents were thrilled over their first grandchild.

"This is the second grandchild," The Office star corrected, "but first grandson."

When Leno jumped on the word grandson, Fischer confirmed that she and husband Lee Kirk are expecting a boy.

"This is the exclusive, Jay," says Fischer, 37, who appears in the upcoming film A Little Help. "When I went to my movie premiere the other day a reporter asked me if I knew what I was having, and I said I do, but I’m not sharing that yet because I’m [going to] have Jay be the first to know.”

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Jenna Fischer Is Pregnant! | Jenna Fischer

Jenna Fischer Is Pregnant!

Originally posted 05/13/2011 07:35PM

After becoming an aunt recently, Jenna Fischer acknowledged, "I already wanted kids, but even more so now."

Her wish is coming true.

The Office star, 37, and her husband Lee Kirk are expecting their first child, a rep for Fischer confirms to PEOPLE.

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Jenna Fischer Wants Kids More Since Becoming an Aunt | Jenna Fischer

Jenna Fischer Wants Kids More Since Becoming an Aunt

Originally posted 02/02/2011 09:00AM

Jenna Fischer has babies on the brain.

That's not too surprising, considering her character, Pam, on The Office and her sister Emily both had kids recently – which got Fischer thinking more about becoming a mom herself.

"I already wanted kids, but even more so now," the actress, 36, tells Redbook in its March issue, on newsstands Feb. 15.

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Jenna Fischer's Minister at Her Wedding: Jeff Probst

UpdatePosted 07/20/2010 10:30AM

Jenna Fischer's Minister at Her Wedding: Jeff Probst

Originally posted 07/20/2010 07:50AM

As the host of Survivor for the past 20 seasons, Jeff Probst has presided over many an alliance. But none was as star-studded as the July 3 wedding of The Office star Jenna Fischer to writer Lee Kirk.

Probst, a longtime pal of Fischer's and an ordained minister in the Universal Life Church since the 1990s, officiated at the intimate Malibu wedding, sources confirm to PEOPLE. Though on location in Nicaragua for Survivor's 21st season, Probst , 47,managed to return to Southern California for 24 hours to conduct the ceremony.

Fischer and Kirk are not the first to be married by Probst, who over the years has helped several friends tie the knot. He also conducted his parents' 35th anniversary vow renewal.

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Office Costar Calls Jenna Fischer's Wedding 'Beautiful' | Jenna Fischer

Office Costar Calls Jenna Fischer's Wedding 'Beautiful'

Originally posted 07/05/2010 11:45AM

This is one Office romance that's going the distance.

Jenna Fischer and writer Lee Kirk tied the knot over the weekend. "They were married on July 3 in front of family and friends in Malibu," her rep confirms to PEOPLE.

And according to Rainn Wilson, Fischer's costar on The Office, the nuptials went off without a hitch. "Went to the most beautiful wedding I've ever experienced," Wilson Tweeted over the weekend. "Total Love, Jenna Fischer & Lee Kirk!"

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Date Night! Star Couples Share Sweet Evening at the SAG Awards

Screen Actors Guild 2010

Date Night! Star Couples Share Sweet Evening at the SAG Awards

Originally posted 01/24/2010 01:20PM

Romance seemed to be in the air Saturday at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles as stars and their spouses showed their sweet affection for each other.

• Kevin Bacon was a bundle of nerves before his name was announced as best male actor in a TV movie or miniseries for his role in HBO's Taking Chance, but wife Kyra Sedgwick kept him looking his best. How? "I had to blot his face a little," she admitted to PEOPLE at the afterparty.

Mad Men star Christina Hendricks's new husband, Geoffrey Arend, was clearly his wife's biggest fan. "I feel like the luckiest man ever. She's such a cutie pie," he raved. "When Michael C. Hall said 'I want to thank my wife for wearing that dress,' I feel that way every single awards show." Hendricks agreed, telling PEOPLE, "He's been feeling me all night."

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