"This new cast came on and I had no idea what to expect -- and we had a new showrunner," she told reporters.
Meloni, who left the crime procedural series amid a contract dispute at the end of Season 12, posted a selfie with his old co-star, Mariska Hargitay, on Instagram Tuesday night, captioned "Friends at Xmas.”The former co-stars have reunited for photos every few years — and sometimes every few months, including earlier this year.
Sure, Christopher Meloni makes a pretty good argument for why Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler never got together. Maybe they would end up breaking up and breaking all of our hearts in the process.
Maybe they would have realized that workplace romance is super sexy in theory, but not in practice. Like all true fans, we're still hoping that somehow Elliot will come back, snatch Captain Olivia up in his great, big, tattooed arms, and whisk her away in a squad car to paradise - or maybe just the Hamptons.
In the criminal justice system, a reunion between stars who once played partners tasked with investigating sexually-based offenses is considered especially joyful.
Christopher Meloni took to Instagram to share a selfie with his former costar Mariska Hargitay."Friends at Xmas," Meloni captioned the sweet photo. Meloni and Hargitay starred as Detectives Elliot Stabler and Olivia Benson, respectively, for 12 seasons of The two previously shared a reunion selfie in March 2016.