He is currently dating actress Allison Williams, of HBO's "Girls"
Van Veen likes to mention Allison on his personal website a lot.
Like beautiful photos of her.
Or cute texts they send together.
Or other TV shows she's on.
(Even when he's joke insulting her.)
But time for the conspiracy theory: It's POSSIBLE that Van Veen just really wanted a part on "Girls."
Here's an example of Ricky talking about the show obsessively on his Tumblr blog.
And a shoutout to Lena Dunham.
Sometimes it's just a little hard to tell whether he likes Allison...
He certainly likes Allison and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog:
Lucky for Van Veen, his dreams came true during this week's episode:
Maybe dating Allison was all just a clever ruse to get onto the show!
He even gets excited about her on Letterman: