Simply kiss already! That’s what Legislation & Order followers have been yelling at Elliot Stabler and Olivia Benson for years, and their newest set picture solely leaves the shippers wanting extra.
Christopher Meloni, who performs Stabler on Legislation & Order: Organized Crime, shared a selfie by way of Twitter displaying him nose-to-nose with Mariska Hargitay, who performs Olivia Benson on Legislation & Order: Particular Victims Unit. The 2 appear to be they’re about to kiss within the Saturday, August 21 picture.
“Can y’all think about if sooner or later @Chris_Meloni and @Mariska posts an image like this pretending they’re kissing with the caption #Rehearsing?” one Twitter consumer requested on Friday, August 20. “It will be the tip of us and the tip of the web.”
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Apparently, Meloni, 60, hoped to interrupt the net. “#rehearsing what @Mariska?” the Organized Crime star captioned the snap.
“Are you blushing? It’s getting scorching in right here,” SVU’s main woman, 57, responded with a fireplace emoji.
Meloni and Hargitay costarred on SVU for greater than a decade, however their characters by no means even kissed. Stabler left with out a phrase when Meloni exited the present in Season 12, which aired in 2011. Benson reconnected with Stabler earlier this 12 months when Organized Crime launched, and it was revealed that their characters had by no means spoken after Stabler’s sudden exit.
It isn’t clear if the almost-kiss was a touch at what’s to return or simply the 2 actors having enjoyable. On Wednesday, August 18, the TV detectives shared a foolish video of Meloni pulling Hargitay on an workplace chair whereas on set.
“Hop on board #OC #SVU #marshachoochoo,” Meloni captioned the clip by way of Instagram.
Although it isn’t clear in the event that they’ll have romantic scenes, Legislation & Order followers can undoubtedly anticipate Stabler and Benson to share the small display. They’re anticipated to crossover all through their upcoming seasons. In Might, Meloni advised Leisure Tonight that the 2 have plenty of “points” to work by after spending a decade aside, however he additionally hinted that followers will get to see the characters hash out their issues in future episodes.
“I feel it’s going to require plenty of work, plenty of therapeutic,” the actor defined. “It’s an advanced scenario, which I feel goes to make each sequence higher.”
Legislation & Order: Particular Victims Unit season 23 premieres on NBC Thursday, September 23 at 8 p.m. ET adopted by Legislation & Order: Organized Crime at 10 p.m. ET.
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