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‘Normal People’ stars talk romance, intimacy, and this irresistible relationship

 

Hulu’s Normal People dropped on Wednesday, and within hours viewers were moved by the quiet beauty and devastation in the main characters’ relationship.

Marianne (Daisy Edgar-Jones) and Connell (Paul Mescal) can’t seem to escape each other, nor do they want to, but they struggle to find the contentment that love promises to bring. Mashable spoke to Mescal and Edgar-Jones ahead of the show’s premiere about what makes a relationship like this so intriguing and what it means to be soulmates — if that’s even possible.

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