‘Outlander’ Star Caitriona Balfe Celebrates Co-Star Sam Heughan’s ‘Sexiest Celebrity’ Win With a Sweet Message

by Jeremy Spirogis
Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe

Caitriona Balfe and her Outlander co-star Sam Heughan are nice mates off-screen. And to show how proud she is of him, Balfe celebrated Heughan’s latest “Sexiest Celebrity” win on social media. 

Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe
Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe | Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

The ‘Outlander’ stars wish to banter on social media

Balfe and Heughan have been engaged on Outlander for practically six years. And as their beloved characters, Jamie and Claire Fraser, they share an simple chemistry on-screen. 

But the actors, who are actually additionally producers on the present, have developed a candy friendship in actual life. And they typically entertain followers with their witty banter on social media. In April, when Heughan turned 40, Balfe teased him with an cute birthday message. 

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“Happy Birthday to this ridiculous human being,” Balfe tweeted. “Hope you got the nose trimmer and Zimmer frame I sent you!!! Lots of love, you’re tele-wifie @SamHeughan  #Big4Oooh.” 

With the point out of a nostril hair trimmer and Zimmer body (a walker), Balfe’s tweet was meant to roast Heughan about his age. 

Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe have all the time been supportive of one another

Outlander has an enormous fan following. And as Heughan revealed final spring, not all the eye he will get is optimistic. In an emotional message, the actor described the abuse and harassment he’s confronted on-line.

Soon after Heughan shared the post, Balfe took to Twitter to assist him. In a scathing tweet, she condemned these bullies for concentrating on her friend.

“Sad that Sam has had to come out and say all this,” she wrote. “I would have thought mean b**chy behaviour would have been left in the school yard. But unfortunately, a VERY SMALL but very vocal part of this fandom use their energy to write and say awful untrue things.”

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“Maybe they should harness all that energy to get involved in their local charities,” Balfe added.  “And honestly it’s quite simple … If you don’t like us… it’s a big beautiful world out there. Find something you do love and enjoy that. Life, as it’s all too clear right now, is short. Why waste it hating.”

Caitriona Balfe celebrates Sam Heughan being named the ‘sexiest celebrity’

After conducting an internet fan survey, Just Jared named Heughan the winner of their Sexiest Celebrity of 2020 ballot. Heughan shared the information and thanked Outlander followers for his or her love and assist. 

“Ahhh, thank you!!,” Heughan tweeted. “Haha our followers a biased however they’re THE BEST!!

2020 has been a wierd yr however hasn’t stopped our followers from killing it.”

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And his co-star was proud to see him obtain the glory. “He’s still got it,” Balfe replied. 

The actors/producers are at present engaged on season 6 of Outlander. The new installment doesn’t have an official premiere date. But if all goes in accordance with schedule, followers might get new episodes in late 2021. 

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