19 Jan 2016 Grant Kereama and Pauline 'Polly' Gillespie announced on live radio that on Big Bang Theory, and were partners in real life for a while too. with people's acceptance of Leonard and Penny (Cuoco's character)," he said.
Penny: I want a boyfriend whose roommate isn't a giant pain in the ass. In the end, Penny uses sex to get Leonard to make her life more pleasant (ie, put that bed .. So there's a chance of the slow build up and real romance that you crave.