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The real reason why Christopher Meloni left Law and Order: SVU
The actor, who returns to the franchise in new spinoff show Organized Crime, has revealed what really caused his dramatic exit at the end of season 13
Law and Order: Organized Crime airs every Thursday evening at 10pm on NBC, immediately after Law & Order: SVU. So far, two episodes of Organized Crime have crossed over with SVU which has seen Elliot Stabler (played by Christopher Meloni) and Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) working
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together again. Stabler and Benson worked together for over a decade in SVU and fans are wondering if their friendship with turn into romance after all this time. Will Stabler and Benson ever get together? Express.co.uk has everything you need to know.
Will Stabler and Benson ever get together?
After episode four of Law & Order: Organized Crime fans thought the moment had finally come.
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Benson was asked by Stabler's kids to help stage an intervention as Stabler had clearly not been coping with the death of his wife Kathy.
Stabler was suffering from insomnia and anger issues, not to mention extreme grief.
Law and Order fans were taken aback when Stabler uttered the words "I love you" to Benson after the intervention, leaving viewers on the edge of their seats.
However, he quickly followed it up with "I love all of you" addressing the wider room.
He said the three little words after Benson urged: "Elliot, tell us what you need?"
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Whether he meant to say 'I love you' to his former colleague in a romantic sense and quickly backed out by following up with 'I love all of you' is hard to tell.
The pair have a long history as friends and in recent times, Benson has been there for Stabler whenever he needed her most.
For example, she was the first person he called when he couldn't sleep.
Benson also admitted during her long-awaited reunion to Stabler: "You were the most, single most important person in my life."
In return, a teary-eyed Stabler offered an apology for his long absence: "I was afraid that if I heard your voice, I wouldn't have been able to leave."
There is good news for fans who want to see Benson and STabler romance.
When does Law and Order Organized Crime return to NBC?
LAW AND ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME is the latest spin-off series to the long-running Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. When is Law and Order: Organized Crime back on NBC?The Organized Crime series follows Detective Elliot Stabler following a terrifying attack on his family.
Speaking to People, Christopher Meloni who plays Stabler teased anything could happen now he has returned to the Law & Order world.
He admitted he and co-star Mariska Hargitay knew a romance between the pair was something fans wanted.
Meloni said: "Obviously, we recognized it when we were together on SVU. We were always kind of toying with that, leaning into that, teasing with that.
He added: "I think we're going to stumble bumble, as I think most human beings do, through complicated areas or difficult terrain, emotional terrain.
"What are the answers? Really, there are no answers right now. And I think that's the art and the beauty of what we do, the writers get together and they create these connections or circumstances and the actors get to play them out, so I'm excited. I think there's a world of possibility."
Fans have been sharing their reaction to last night's episode online.
One fan tweeted: "Elliot stabler told Olivia Benson that he loves her and that she means the world to him"
A second fan said: "Elliot Stabler loves Olivia Benson and always has, pass it on."
A third fan said: "the only people who don't know that Olivia Benson and Elliot stabler are in love with one another is Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler."
With nine episodes to go of Law & Order: Organized Crime, there is plenty of time to see if a relationship is on the cards between the pair.
Law & Order: Organized Crime airs Thursdays at 10pm on NBC
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