Buffalo Sabres Players Caught Discussing ‘Emily in Paris’ on Ice

Buffalo Sabres’ Jeff Skinner and Lily Collins as Emily
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Pop the Champère! Emily in Paris is so widespread that even skilled hockey gamers can’t cease speaking about it — at work.

Two members of the Buffalo Sabres had been caught discussing season 3 of the Netflix sequence whereas on the ice in a TikTok video shared by the group on Thursday, December 22. Jeff Skinner requested considered one of his teammates concerning the comedy, saying, “There’s a brand new season popping out.”

When his colleague stated that he’d “by no means heard of it,” Skinner, 30, was undeterred. “This season she will get bangs!” the Canada native defined.


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The humorous clip caught the eye of Emily herself, a.okay.a. Lily Collins. “Effectively that is one @emilyinparis crossover I wasn’t anticipating,” the Mirror Mirror actress, 33, wrote through Instagram on Thursday alongside the video. Her costar Ashley Park, who performs Mindy, responded within the feedback part with a string of clapping palms emojis.

A number of different celebrities chimed in to share their ideas, together with Jennifer Garner, who wrote, “Hahaha hugest praise on the market! 👏👏👏👏👏.” Director Janicza Bravo added merely, “BRAVO.”

The viral video wasn’t the primary time Skinner was seen evangelizing concerning the sequence. When considered one of his teammates requested him in January how Emily in Paris is, he replied, “It’s a great present.”

The third season premiered on Netflix on Wednesday, December 21, with 10 new episodes following Emily as she struggles to stability her profession along with her more and more sophisticated love life. Whereas the streaming service has reported large viewership numbers for the sequence, some critics have slammed the present for its inaccurate portrayal of Parisians, amongst different issues.

Collins, for her half, has repeatedly defended the comedy and her character, who’s unusually high-spirited in an period of darkish dramas and antiheroes. “Loads of the qualities that Emily has, should you put them on paper, would appear so annoying,” she informed Nylon in October 2021. “To have somebody be optimistic, shiny and bubbly — it’s unhappy to suppose that folks would look and go, ‘That’s lots.’ They’re such stunning qualities, and the truth that she will accomplice that with being susceptible and asking for assist and making errors — she’s not infallible.”

The Guidelines Don’t Apply star additionally identified that the present mocks People as a lot because it does the French. “We do poke enjoyable at America too,” Collins informed Glamour in December 2021. “Emily is simply as keen to say issues about the place she’s from, they usually joke about her as a lot as issues are joked about her coworkers or the lifestyle there.”

Season 3 of Emily in Paris is now streaming on Netflix.