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Mariska Hargitay Teases VP Joe Biden's 'Beautiful' SVU Scene and THAT Premiere Shocker 'Your Brain Can't Even Download'

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SVU's Mariska Hargitay on Vice President Joe Biden's Guest Role and THAT Premiere Shocker

Originally posted 09/21/2016 10:00PM

Mariska Hargitay has had to portray a lot of terrifying, disturbing scenarios in 17 seasons on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, but the actress and mother of three was especially impacted by one shocking scene in the season 18 premiere.

Spoiler warning: If you haven't watched SVU's season 18 premiere, "Terrorized," plot details will be revealed.

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Chris Noth Confessed He Told Mariska Hargitay Not to Do Law & Order: SVU: 'Do Some Regional Theatre'

Originally posted 09/06/2016 10:55AM

[YOUTUBE "Gjop6Hogxsw"] Sorry, Chris Noth, but this is one piece of advice we're all happy Mariska Hargitay did not take!

On Tuesday's episode of Live with Kelly, the former Law & Order star stopped by and told Kelly Ripa and her guest host, Morris Chestnut, 47, that he once tried giving Hargitay career advice before she landed her iconic role on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

"I shouldn't give advice ever," Noth, 61, told the hosts. "She may not remember this, but Mariska Hargitay ... Dick Wolf had us go to a baseball game and he invited Marika and was going to offer this part on Special Victims.

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Inside Lin-Manuel Miranda's Final Hamilton Performance and His Celeb-Filled Afterparty

Originally posted 07/10/2016 10:35AM

When Lin-Manuel Miranda made his entrance during the opening number of his history-making musical Hamilton on Saturday night, he received a one-minute standing ovation, with applause so loud it nearly brought the house down.

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Benson and Stabler Back at It! SVU's Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni Reunite

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Benson and Stabler Back at It! SVU's Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni Reunite

Originally posted 03/11/2016 12:30PM

Members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit are together again. This is this their story.

Okay, so it's not quite time to cue the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit theme song, but days after former leading man Christopher Meloni shot down rumors he'd return for the long-running crime drama, he reunited with on-screen partner (and current star) Mariska Hargitay.

"Meeting peeps NYC #hanginWithAFriend," Meloni, 54, cheekily captioned a selfie of the two Friday.

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Christopher Meloni Denies Rumor That He's Returning to SVU

Originally posted 03/08/2016 10:55AM

The NYPD's dream team isn't returning to the small screen anytime soon.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit alum Christopher Meloni broke fans' hearts Monday during an appearance on HuffPost Live, saying reports that he'll come back to the beloved crime series alongside star Mariska Hargitay are false.

"No. I heard that rumor along with everybody else," Meloni, 54, said with a bemused smile. "I have no idea where that came from or what that's about, but I don't know."

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Mariska Hargitay Meets Baby Chanel: She Has Her Daddy Ice-T's Eyes

Mariska Hargitay Meets Baby Chanel: She Has Her Daddy Ice-T's Eyes

Originally posted 01/27/2016 01:35PM

"This baby #CouldNotBeAnyCuter," Hargitay wrote on Instagram

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Peter Hermann and Mariska Hargitay Cuddle Close on the Younger Red Carpet

Peter Hermann and Mariska Hargitay Cuddle Close on the Younger Red Carpet

Originally posted 01/13/2016 03:40PM

Talk about a TV power couple.

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You'll Never Guess Burt Reynolds' Secret Celebrity Crush

Originally posted 11/13/2015 03:35PM

During his reign as a box office-topping leading man in the 1970s and '80s, Burt Reynolds dated some of the most famous actresses in Hollywood, including Sally Field, Farrah Fawcett and Loni Anderson.

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Law & Order: SVU Will Air a Duggars-Inspired Episode

Originally posted 10/12/2015 03:15PM

The Duggar family has been beset by newsmaking scandals for most of 2015, so it's little surprise they've inspired a storyline on Law & Order: SVU.

PEOPLE has confirmed that the NBC procedural, long known for ripping its plots straight from the headlines, is airing an episode featuring a large family that must confront a "web of secrets."

"Patrimonial Burden," a fictional riff on the Duggars' recent travails, follows conservative reality TV parents whose attempt to raise their 10 children in a "virtuous" lifestyle is challenged when the pregnancy of their 13-year-old daughter exposes them to the scrutiny of the show's police unit.

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