Allison Janney responds to Olivia Munn and Chris Pratt dating rumors (Exclusive)

Allison Janney had nothing but praise for how Olivia Munn and Anna Faris are handling the rumors that Munn is dating Faris' ex, Chris Pratt.

ET's Keltie Knight spoke with the SAG Award nominee on the SAG Awards red carpet Sunday night, where Janney said there is still a positive relationship between Pratt and Faris, her co-star on Mom.

"Chris and Anna, from my point of view, still love and respect each other very much," Janney said of the couple, who split in September.

"I think they would be happy, she would be happy for him to find someone, and she has found someone," she added, referring to Faris' current boyfriend, cinematographer Michael Barrett.

Munn tweeted a text exchange from earlier this month between herself and Faris Sunday, writing, "Hey there! Sooo... I would never respond to random tabloid stories, but since we know each other I wanted to reach out to you personally to tell you the story about me and Chris dating has 0% truth."

She continued, "I'm sure you already know it's not true, or maybe didn't care either way, but I just wanted to reach out personally to tell you it's not true."

Faris seemingly responded positively, writing back, "Oh my god-this town is so f**king crazy-you are so sweet to text-I love you-having said that if you were my new sister in law I would be thrilled!"

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Allison Janney attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. 27522_007 (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Turner Image)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Allison Janney attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for People Magazine)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Allison Janney attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. 27522_007 (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Turner Image)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Natalie Zea attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. 27522_009 (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Turner Image)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Natalie Zea attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. 27522_009 (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Turner Image)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 21: Actor Natalie Zea attends the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. 27522_009 (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Turner Image)
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In response to Faris' reply, Janney said, "That sounds like my Anna, she's the coolest girl."

The Mom star continued, "They're just lovely people. And Olivia's a lovely person too, so I'm glad they didn't let a tabloid or whatever...I'm glad they put out the fire before it got out of hand."

Meanwhile, Janney is on track for an Oscar nomination this Tuesday for her role in I, Tonya, and is deeply touched by the possibility.

"I could start to cry right now. It's an actor's dream," she said. "That is the pinnacle. That is what I thought had eluded me and here it is coming at a time, a very unexpected time for me, with a movie that my dearest friend wrote for me. Everything that's come out of this experience is just, heavenly." 

"I would be incredibly excited, over the moon to get a nomination in that world."

But Janney isn't planning on stopping at an Oscar nomination and resting on her laurels.

"I just want to keep working, looking for great scripts, that's what excited me about this, I, Tonya," the 58-year-old said. 

"I'm coming up on my 100th episode of Mom, which I continue to love to do," she added. "And we're celebrating that next weekend with Anna. So I'm really proud of that, so we'll see what's next. I'm open to anything."

"Anything" could also include a West Wing reunion or reboot. Janney was spotted on her co-star Joshua Malina's instagram for the The West Wing Weekly podcast, and noted that the Bartlet administration seems to be getting together pretty often.

"We've all been hooking up a lot lately, running in to each other," she said. "I'm never to busy for Aaron Sorkin and the cast of West Wing, I love them." 

"We all need something to believe in. I'm in. If Aaron said jump, we'd all run," she added, referring to the possibility of a reboot.

It seems like if Janney wants to do something, she will. That includes rocking a silver sequin long sleeved, high neck gown on the red carpet that makes her feel like a downright boss.

"I tried this on. It's by Yanina Couture. I think the designer, after what was going on in Hollywood, she wanted to create a dress that was empowering and beautiful, and to me this felt like an incredibly empowering dress," Janney said. 

"[It's] like my suit of armor. I'm Khaleesi's warrior shaman or something. I just feel like, you can't touch this!" she added.

But she admitted there's one accessory missing.

"No bird today, I wish I had the real guy, Little Man [from I, Tonya], but I don't know how he would do on a red carpet. He would probably fly away," she laughed. (She sported a fake bird on her shoulder in homage on the Golden Globes stage two weeks ago.)

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Actors Chris Pratt (L) and Anna Faris attend the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
PHOENIX, AZ - JANUARY 31: Actors Chris Pratt (L) and Anna Faris attend the Maxim Party with Johnnie Walker, Timex, Dodge, Hugo Boss, Dos Equis, Buffalo Jeans, Tabasco and popchips on January 31, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Maxim)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 11: 72nd ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS -- Pictured: (l-r) Actress Anna Faris and actor Chris Pratt arrive to the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2015. (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank)
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 20: Actors Anna Faris (L) and Chris Pratt attend the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 20, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 11: Actors Anna Faris and Chris Pratt arrive at the 16th Annual InStyle and Warner Bros. Golden Globe After-Party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
PHOENIX, AZ - JANUARY 31: Actors Chris Pratt (L) and Anna Faris attend the 4th Annual NFL Honors at Phoenix Convention Center on January 31, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 20: Anna Faris, Chris Pratt poses in the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival - Night 2 - Press Room at MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 20, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 21: Actors Chris Pratt and Anna Faris arrive at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' at the El Capitan Theatre on July 21, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
Actress Anna Faris and actor Chris Pratt (R) attend the world premiere of 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' on July 21, 2014 at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 27: Actress Anna Faris (L) and Breakthrough Performer of the Year award winner Chris Pratt attend The CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards brought to you by The Coca-Cola Company during CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on March 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for CinemaCon)
WESTWOOD, CA- FEBRUARY 01: Actors Anna Faris (L) and Chris Pratt arrive at the Los Angeles premiere of 'The Lego Movie' held at Regency Village Theatre on February 1, 2014 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 08: Actress Anna Faris and husband actor Chris Pratt arrive at The 40th Annual People's Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on January 8, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 03: Actor Chris Pratt and wife actress Anna Faris arrive at the Los Angeles Premiere 'Delivery Man' at the El Capitan Theatre on November 3, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 29: Chris Pratt (L) and Anna Faris attend a basketball game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on October 29, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 15: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Actors Chris Pratt and Anna Faris visit the SiriusXM Studios on October 15, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 23: Anna Faris (L) and husband actor Chris Pratt attend GREY GOOSE Pre-Oscar Party hosted by Michael Sugar, Doug Wald, Nathan Kahane and Warren Zavala at Chateau Marmont on February 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alexandra Wyman/Getty Images for Grey Goose Vodka)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 10: Actors Chris Pratt and Anna Faris arrive at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Zero Dark Thirty' at the Dolby Theatre on December 10, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 20: Chris Pratt and Anna Faris attend the 2nd Annual Reel Stories, Real Lives Benefiting The Motion Picture & Television Fund held at Milk Studios on October 20, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 19: Anna Faris and Chris Pratt are seen on September 19, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
TOP CHEF -- 'Even the Famous Come Home' Episode 1006 -- Pictured: (l-r) Guest judges Chris Pratt, Anna Faris -- (Photo by: David Moir/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Actress Anna Faris (R) and Actor Chris Pratt arrive at the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 17: Actors Chris Pratt (L) and Anna Faris attend GQ's 2011 'Men of the Year' Party held at Chateau Marmont on November 17, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 09: Actors Anna Faris (L) and Chris Pratt arrive at the 'Moneyball' Premiere at Roy Thomson Hall during the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival on September 9, 2011 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 09: Chris Pratt and Anna Faris arrive to the 'Moneyball' premiere at Roy Thomson Hall during the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival on September 9, 2011 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 02: Anna Faris and Chris Pratt attend 'Take Me Home Tonight' premiere held at Regal 14 at LA Live Downtown on March 2, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jean Baptiste Lacroix/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 11: Actress Anna Faris and husband Chris Pratt arrive at the launch of Target's & William Rast's Limited Edition Collection shopping event at Factory Place on December 11, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 17: Actor Chris Pratt (L) and Actress Anna Faris attends the GQ 2010 'Men of the Year' held at Chateau Marmont on November 17, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for GQ)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 24: Actress Anna Faris arrives with husband Chris Pratt at the 8th Annual 'Best In Drag Show' beauty pageant at the Orpheum Theater on October 24, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 21: Anna Faris and Chris Pratt arrive at The International Women's Media Foundation's 'Courage In Journalism' awards held at Beverly Hills Hotel on October 21, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jean Baptiste Lacroix/WireImage)
Anna Faris and Chris Pratt visit Pelican Hill Resort on August 8, 2010 in Newport Beach, California.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 11: Actor Chris Pratt and actress Anna Faris attend the Malibu And Reef Check Partnership summer pool party at Malibu Reef Check Estate on August 11, 2009 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 09: Actor Chris Pratt and actress Anna Faris arrive at the celebration for the premiere episode of 'Parks & Recreation' at MyHouse on April 9, 2009 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)
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