Just kiss already! That’s what Law & 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 Law & Order: Organized Crime, shared a selfie through Twitter displaying him nose-to-nose with Mariska Hargitay, who performs Olivia Benson on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. The two seem like they’re about to kiss within the Saturday, August 21 picture.
“Can y’all imagine if one day @Chris_Meloni and @Mariska posts a picture like this pretending they are kissing with the caption #Rehearsing?” one Twitter consumer requested on Friday, August 20. “It would be the end of us and the end of the internet.”
Apparently, Meloni, 60, hoped to interrupt the online. “#rehearsing what @Mariska?” the Organized Crime star captioned the snap.
“Are you blushing? It’s getting hot in here,” SVU’s main girl, 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 no phrase when Meloni exited the present in Season 12, which aired in 2011. Benson reconnected with Stabler earlier this year 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 silly video of Meloni pulling Hargitay on an office chair whereas on set.
“Hop on board #OC #SVU #marshachoochoo,” Meloni captioned the clip through Instagram.
Though it isn’t clear in the event that they’ll have romantic scenes, Law & Order followers can undoubtedly anticipate Stabler and Benson to share the small display. They’re anticipated to crossover all through their upcoming seasons. In May, Meloni instructed Entertainment Tonight that the 2 have a number of “issues” to work by means of 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 think it’s going to require a lot of work, a lot of healing,” the actor defined. “It’s a complicated situation, which I think is going to make both series better.”
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit season 23 premieres on NBC Thursday, September 23 at 8 p.m. ET adopted by Law & Order: Organized Crime at 10 p.m. ET.
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