If so, you think that, sure, Olivia and Elliot are close...but them hooking up would totally have ruined things."No, I heard that rumor along with everybody else," the star told Huff Post Live.fan is probably still mourning the loss of one of the most epic TV cop partnerships in history: that of Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler."[But] there was no room for a man in her life because of their connection." 's End of the Affair: "This never happened" This season, Benson found love with ADA David Haden (Harry Connick Jr.).But when defense attorney Bayard Ellis (Andre Braugher), who might have his own feelings for Benson, threatened to expose their potentially unethical relationship, they put on the brakes indefinitely.To break the ice Hargitay tried making a joke, but "he didn't think I was funny,” she says with a laugh.Things went slightly better several months later, when the two became engrossed in a discussion about religion, which culminated in Hermann's suggesting they attend church together.
America's greatest crime show — premiered its monumental 400th episode, Sgt. Elliot Stabler have reunited, a little late for Valentine's Day but still close enough. Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni played partners (who had a thing for each other) for 12 seasons before Meloni left the show after a chilling season finale. Just when I thought Valentine's Day was over," Hargitay teased on Instagram Wednesday (February 15).
And anyone who’s ever worked anywhere for an extended period of time will know that leaving your coworkers can, well, kind of be like leaving family.
But it looks like the pair are still super close, which genuinely melts our little, creepy-crime-show-obsessed hearts.
Still, Hargitay is optimistic about Benson's love life.
"It feels like such a new beginning to me," she says.
In the photo, Meloni wears a white cap and striped shirt as he embraces Hargitay and leans his head against hers.