Ayo Edebiri Considers 'The Bear' Co-Star Jeremy Ellen White Her 'Family' | lovebscott.com

Ayo Edebiri Considers ‘The Bear’ Co-Star Jeremy Ellen White Her ‘Family’

Jeremy Allen White and Ayo Edebiri formed a strong friendship while working on The Bear.

via: AceShowbiz

Ayo thinks of Jeremy Allen White as “family.” The 28-year-old actress has grown close to her co-star while filming “The Bear” and she feels “blessed” that they’ve had one another for support as the success of the show has increased.

She told Sunday Times Style magazine, “Jeremy is one of the most grounded, hard-working people I know. I would describe my friendship and relationship with him as just a lot of trust and a lot of gratitude. We shot this show without any expectation, and to be on this journey with him, with everybody, it really does feel like a blessing and so I call him family. I call the whole cast and crew family because it really feels like a family endeavour.”

Ayo loved celebrating with those involved with the show after the Golden Globe Awards, for which she and Jeremy won Best Actor and Actress in a Comedy Series, as well as the programme scooping Best Musical or Comedy Series, in a “glorified party bus.” She said, “It was really cute because it was our first moment to come down from everything and just be together, without being photographed or interviewed. Then we went to a party, we ate, we vibed a little.”

But the “Bottoms” actress couldn’t help but feel star struck around the likes of Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg. She said, “It was hard not to spin my head and be star struck.”

But one of Ayo’s outstanding memories of the night was a conversation she had with French director Justine Triet.She recalled, “I told her in hideously broken French that I loved her film ‘Anatomy of a Fall’, and she fully responded in English and was like, ‘Thank you very much.’ She was basically like, ‘You and I will not have a conversation in French …’ and she was correct. I thought it was really hilarious.”

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