Gogglebox stars Abbie and Georgia were left feeling starstruck over the weekend when they realised that superstar Mariah Carey had tweeted her 'love' for the show.
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After the Channel 4 programme had shared a clip of the best friends from Durham watching the singer's festive special on Apple TV, the singer re-tweeted the video to her 21 million followers.
In the clip, Abbie can be heard saying: "I feel like 2020 has been saved by Mariah Carey," before Georgia responded: "And that's all it took."
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The superstar then quote-tweeted the video, adding the comment: "Love this!!" along with three laughing-face emojis.
Abbie and Georgia soon saw the mention from Mariah and replied underneath: "Aw wow! We absolutely loved the show! We hope you have an amazing Christmas @MariahCarey."
Plenty of fans on Twitter were equally amazed by the US singer watching the Channel 4 show. One person tweeted: "NO WAY IS MARIAH WATCHING GOGGLEBOX!!!" A second user wrote: "Mariah watches Gogglebox I feel that this is the height of fame for the UK."
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The singer re-tweeted the clip from the show
Meanwhile, a third gushed: "Wow I am so impressed Mariah that you saw this on Gogglebox it shows you are down to earth... From Tim in England, have a great Christmas and stay healthy!!"
The Dreamlover singer, often hailed as the Queen of Christmas, had another interaction with UK fans recently when she celebrated her iconic festive song All I Want For Christmas Is You reaching number one in the official charts for the very first time, 26 years after its initial release.
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In a video posted to her Twitter on Saturday, the Grammy-winner said: "I just wanted to take a minute, I'm here in my christmas onesie hanging out and I just said I can't not thank the fans and let them know that I know what a huge deal this is and we need to be festive and celebrate together because you made this happen.
"I wrote this little song, my first Christmas song I ever wrote, and I'm just so proud and so thankful and full of gratitude that it's finally number one in the UK on the official charts."
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