Lily James kissed her former co-star Amanda Seyfried on the cheek as she accepted an Emmy award Monday night (September 12).
Seyfried won for her performance in miniseries The Dropout, on the rise and fall of tech CEO Elizabeth Holmes. James was nominated for in the same category Pam & Tommyin which James played Pamela Anderson.
On the way to the stage to collect the award, Seyfried’s Mamma Mia: Here we go again The co-star stopped the actor for a congratulatory kiss on the cheek – for a moment Mamma Mia Fans reacted gleefully on social media.
“Lily James kissed Amanda Seyfried as she walked onstage to collect her award and I yelled ‘Donna and Sophie!!!!'” one user posted in celebration. Donna and Sophie are mother-daughter characters played by James and Seyfried respectively, although James plays Donna as a young woman before Sophie’s birth.
“Lily James gave Amanda Seyfried a kiss on the cheek on the way upstairs to accept her Emmy – a win for her Mamma Mia community,” wrote another Fan.
“I need mama mia 3 now after Lily James kissed Amanda Seyfried on the cheek.” wrote another.
One fan who lobbied for James to win the Emmy award for Outstanding Actress in a Miniseries could still do so enjoy the moment. “I was hoping Lily James would win, but seeing them kiss and congratulate their on-screen daughter, Amanda Seyfried, was absolutely adorable!”
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