TAMPA — Well, well, well, how the turntables.
No, we’re not talking about Michael Scott. We’re talking about Jim Halpert and Pam Beesly’s latest Twitter feud in light of the Stanley Cup Final.
Beesly, portrayed by Jenna Fischer in The Office, is a die-heart Blues fan, having grown up in St. Louis. Her counterpart Halpert, portrayed by John Krasinski, is all in on the Boston Bruins, his home team.
The St. Louis-Boston rivalry goes back to their Office filming days, although they couldn’t really take it to social media like they have recently. The two battled it out with some co-workers in the 2004 World Series between the Red Sox and Cardinals.
“This feud has been going on for a long time between us,” Fischer told NBC broadcasters Monday night during the first intermission of Boston’s 5-1 victory in Game 6 in St. Louis. “When we were shooting the show, the Red Sox and Cardinals were in the World Series, and Phyllis (Smith) and I were in my trailer rooting for the Cardinals, and he (Krasinski) had BJ (Novak) and Steve Carell were in his trailer cheering for the Red Sox, and they swept us in four.”
Now, Fischer hopes her Blues can bring home the franchise’s first Cup on Wednesday in Game 7 in Boston.
“It’s my turn,” Fischer said in the intermission report. “It is my turn to rub it in his face.”
But following the Blues’ 5-1 loss on home ice to the Bruins, Krasinski had a message of his own for Fischer:
Check out some other tweets from their feud below:
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