While on the red carpet, actress Laura Dern broke the world of entertainment wide open when she announced she saw one of Hollywood's hottest actors, The Child aka Baby Yoda, at a basketball game.
People were skeptical.
Now, things have gone even farther between the pair thanks to a visit to The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
Laura Dern says that she saw #BabyYoda at a basketball game: "That's all I'm going to say" https://t.co/i87ves5tn4— Variety (@Variety)1575334618.0
"I think I saw him at a basketball game … It was NBA." In case you needed to know Laura Dern's thoughts on Baby Yo… https://t.co/fdkGLDhbSY— Twitter Moments (@Twitter Moments)1575395667.0
After the video of Laura Dern claiming to have seen Baby Yoda went viral, she was asked about it by Colbert.
Her response had a strangely romantic tone to it...
.@LauraDern is thinking about seeing more of Baby Yoda. #LSSC https://t.co/QT50UwxU39— The Late Show (@The Late Show)1578719388.0
Always... https://t.co/UPAeT7rjzr— Laura Dern (@Laura Dern)1578719529.0
Uhh...I guess Laura Dern and Baby Yoda are a thing now?
Laura Dern leaning in & dating baby yoda I just- https://t.co/f1iw4iUX4G— Tess 👩🏼🎤 (@Tess 👩🏼🎤)1578758818.0
I like a woman who doubles down on the absurdity. https://t.co/3R0sTbVWK2— alias julia🌶 (@alias julia🌶)1578749794.0
Our world has moved in a beautiful and exciting new direction.
Working off the theory of the butterfly effect, if Enlightened had to be cancelled to bring us to this point, then… https://t.co/VFbp3oZE7I— Hudson Bae (@Hudson Bae)1578753241.0
@colbertlateshow @LauraDern Lmao when that story orginally broke, I'm convinced she thought Baby Yoda was a rapper or something— Alderney City's Finest (@Alderney City's Finest)1578758790.0
Many fans were supportive of this new stage in Dern's personal life.
The amount of joy my grad cohort and I found in discussing Laura Dern’s “I saw baby Yoda at a basketball game” was… https://t.co/EfCHhvLRwj— Meg (@Meg )1578462646.0
laura dern and her constant bit about baby yoda WILL get her the oscar— lucy (@lucy)1578720713.0
These two are going to be together forever.
i hope whatever is going on with laura dern and baby yoda never ends https://t.co/HjnckYSZiV— erica (@erica)1578756769.0
Some fans without a lot of pop culture knowledge thought Dern's comments were somehow about Rise of Skywalker.
@colbertlateshow @LauraDern Who cares?... Don't even bring up that awful movie.... Who cares?— matt zarella (@matt zarella)1578733985.0
@cheesuscripes46 @colbertlateshow @LauraDern Baby Yoda is in a Star Wars show called The Mandalorian, not in The Ri… https://t.co/elJTvs1kEc— Steven Vo (@Steven Vo)1578734117.0
But for the rest of us, Dern's comments about her newest love interest are pure gold.
We hope you have many happy years together.
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