- MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell and Jane Krakowski denied a Each day Mail report linking them romantically.
- Lindell advised Insider he would take authorized motion in opposition to the Each day Mail.
- “I did not even know who the woman was,” he mentioned in a textual content.
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MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell threatened to take authorized motion in opposition to the Each day Mail after it printed an article claiming that he had been in a relationship with the “30 Rock” actress Jane Krakowski.
“The every day mail story is a whole lie (I’ve by no means met her and haven’t even been to the locations within the article),” Lindell mentioned in a textual content to Insider.
The MyPillow founder, known to many as the “MyPillow guy” from infomercials, advised Insider he would sue the Each day Mail.
The Each day Mail reported this week that Lindell and Krakowski had a “passionate romance” in the summertime. The article included particulars a few weekend spent at a Hamptons seaside home and time spent collectively in Manhattan’s West Village.
“He despatched flowers to her nearly each week and champagne and bottles of various liquor. She mentioned she had identified him for about eight years and that that they had been pals however then they began a relationship a few yr in the past,” the Each day Mail quoted an nameless supply as saying.
Lindell advised Insider in a textual content that he had “by no means been to that hamptons or west village ever!”
He added, “Additionally I did not even know who the woman was.”
Krakowski, finest identified for her position as Jenna Maroney in “30 Rock,” additionally denied that that they had a romance.
The actress’s consultant told the New York Post’s Page Six: “Jane has by no means met Mr. Lindell. She isn’t and has by no means been in any relationship with him, romantic or in any other case. She is, nonetheless, in full fledged fantasy relationships with Brad Pitt, Rege-Jean Web page and Kermit the Frog and welcomes any and all protection on these.”
Representatives for the Each day Mail and Krakowski didn’t reply to Insider’s request for remark.
MyPillow has been within the information as Lindell pushes voter-fraud conspiracy theories
Lindell made headlines final Friday when he grew to become one of the last people to visit President Donald Trump within the White Home.
The MyPillow CEO, a staunch Trump supporter, has been pushing baseless conspiracy theories that Joe Biden stole the 2020 presidential election. The voting-technology firm Dominion has threatened to take legal action against Lindell.
“I am not backing down on these machines that stole our election,” Lindell told Insider in an interview on Wednesday.
“I am not altering my thoughts on something like that ever. I am not going to: ‘Oh, please, do not boycott me. Please do not,'” Lindell added, reworking his voice right into a whining, pitiful tone.
“That is not me,” Lindell added. “If everyone did that, then anybody that wishes to regulate the narrative can do no matter they need and destroy corporations.”
The MyPillow CEO has been divorced twice, based on his e-book, “What Are the Odds? From Crack Addict to CEO.” In 2007, he break up from his spouse of 20 years and the mom of his 4 kids as they each battled addictions to crack cocaine. In 2013, he married a lady named Dallas in a lavish $100,000 wedding ceremony. They divorced 20 days later.
“I am not in love with you,” Dallas advised Lindell quickly after their marriage, based on his e-book. “Additionally, you are boring.”
Lindell advised Insider on Friday that he was in a relationship with a lady named Kendra. Lindell’s sister launched him to Kendra after they met at a Christian convention in 2012; Lindell wrote in his e-book that his sister insisted “that God had proven her that sometime, Kendra and I’d be married.”
Kendra performed a task in Lindell’s getting concerned in attending extra evangelical Christian occasions, which contributed to his curiosity in politics. Whereas Lindell has mentioned he is thought-about working for workplace, he advised Insider on Wednesday that his major concern proper now was addressing what he believes to be election fraud.