Not only dated, but the two actors even almost got married without anybody knowing!, but apparently the wedding pitstop in Vegas didn't actually wind up happening.Yi, with her endearingly nervous laugh, concedes that such questions are going to come up more frequently after the release of “Paper Heart,” a hybrid documentary and scripted film about the mysteries of hooking up in all its forms.In “Paper Heart” (which is directed by Nicholas Jasenovec and opens on Friday), Ms.
And though they broke up in either 2010 or early 2011, she says that they are still close to this day.
Or maybe she’ll recreate “The Dating Game” in midshow and then tell you later, in all sincerity, how reality television’s declining standards of propriety are symptomatic of fundamental problems with modern courtship. Yi said recently, “from the ’70s version, where they’re saying weird stuff and innuendos, to now where they’re, like, in Jacuzzis and they’re making out on the first date and being real nasty.” But when it comes to her own love life, Ms.
Yi prefers to talk about it in the abstract, or better yet not at all. “I think it’s just weird how other people are concerned, or how people want to ask about it.”Still, Ms.
She was on screen for only about two minutes, but she was mesmerizing and memorable. The documentary parts are actual documentary; not scripted.
She played Jodi, the stoner girlfriend of one of the guys—yet there was nothing typically “girlfriendish” about her. What’s scripted is the burgeoning relationship between her and the character Michael Cera (played by the film actor Michael Cera).