Christopher Meloni makes joke after Law & Order: SVU promo teased him kissing ... trends now

Christopher Meloni makes joke after Law & Order: SVU promo teased him kissing ... trends now
Christopher Meloni makes joke after Law & Order: SVU promo teased him kissing ... trends now

Christopher Meloni makes joke after Law & Order: SVU promo teased him kissing ... trends now

Christopher Meloni has joked about kissing just days after a Law & Order: Special Victims Unit promo teased him finally smooching longtime co-star Mariska Hargitay.

The 61-year-old actor took to Twitter on Tuesday as he seemingly played coy about the very highly-anticipated amorous scene between his character Eliot Stabler and Hargitay's Olivia Benson.

It all began when someone asked the star how he met the  59-year-old actress whom he has starred alongside on the NBC series on/off since 1999.

Getting steamy: Christopher Meloni has joked about kissing just days after a Law & Order: Special Victims Unit promo teased him finally smooching longtime co-star Mariska Hargitay

Getting steamy: Christopher Meloni has joked about kissing just days after a Law & Order: Special Victims Unit promo teased him finally smooching longtime co-star Mariska Hargitay

Meloni replied: 'I’m glad you asked. I had a screen test audition for a new show called Sex Crimes and when I walked thru the door…' 

That is when things got a little contentious as a follower replied to him while mentioning Mad Men actor John Slattery who has guest starred on the series twice and was actually up for the role of Stabler.

The user wrote:  'Idk y’all don’t have ANY chemistry. Maybe it should have been Slattery instead.'

Interesting: The 61-year-old actor took to Twitter on Tuesday as he seemingly played coy about the very highly-anticipated amorous scene between his character Eliot Stabler and Hargitay's Olivia Benson

Interesting: The 61-year-old actor took to Twitter on Tuesday as he seemingly played coy about the very highly-anticipated amorous scene between his character Eliot Stabler and Hargitay's Olivia Benson

Interesting: That is when things got a little contentious as a follower replied to him while mentioning Mad Men actor John Slattery (pictured with wife Talia Balsam last week) who has guest starred on the series twice and was actually up for the role of Stabler

Interesting: That is when things got a little contentious as a follower replied to him while mentioning Mad Men actor John Slattery (pictured with wife Talia Balsam last week) who has guest starred on the series twice and was actually up for the role of Stabler

As Meloni has been tight lipped about the potential kiss, he shocked fans as seemingly alluded to it by writing: 'I¿m not kissing John slattery'

As Meloni has been tight lipped about the potential kiss, he shocked fans as seemingly alluded to it by writing: 'I’m not kissing John slattery'

As Meloni has been tight lipped about the potential kiss, he shocked fans as seemingly alluded to it by writing: 'I’m not kissing John slattery.' 

The tongues of Law & Order: SVU  fans have been wagging since a promo was released on Thursday, January 12 featuring Stabler and Benson locked in a very close embrace with their lips just inches from one another.

This comes nearly a week-and-a-half after Law & Order: SVU stars Meloni and Ice-T have blasted 'bulls**t' claims they are embroiled in an ugly

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