Ali Wong Reveals the Romantic Way Bill Hader Asked Her Out After Her Divorce

The ‘Baby Cobra’ comedian revealed that even though she had initially turned down the ‘Saturday Night Live’ alum, he had a beautiful gesture to help win her over.

Ali Wong opened up about how Bill Hader asked if she wanted to go out with him during her show at the Netflix is a Joke festival on Sunday, May 12. The stand-up comedian, 42, revealed that Bill, 45, had reached out to her shortly after their divorce, and he made a beautiful gesture that stole her heart.

The Beef actress said that before her split, she’d met Bill at a dinner party. After the news of her divorce broke, she said that he had given her a call. “He was like, ‘Hey, I just happened to hear the news about your divorce, and I’ve had a crush on you forever. I actually told my best friend years ago that you were my dream girl, and I know it sounds crazy, but I want you to be my girlfriend,’” she said, via E! News.

Despite Bill’s sweet call, Ali admitted that she did want to make the most of the dating apps after signing up and setting up her profile. “I was like, ‘I just paid $25. You seem really nice, but I gotta get my money’s worth,’” she told the audience.

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