Normal People stars Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones raised £ 3,000 for charity after playing Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.
The 24-year-old actor managed to beat his 21-year-old co-star in the virtual race after taking first place in three of the four races in the Grand Prix round.
The duo played for the benefit of the charity Calm Zone, with the aim of raising funds and raising awareness during the mental health week.
Play! Normal People stars Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones raised £ 3,000 for charity after playing Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Fans of the series were thrilled to see the two stars together and joked watching them interact on Instagram Live, it was “essentially like watching series two.”
Many viewers also noted the technical problems the pair encountered during the game, who admitted to adding to the hilarity of the video.
One fan said, “Watching @mescal_paul and @DaisyEdgarJones and being able to hear them not getting along while playing Mario Kart is basically series two of Normal People. #Normal people. ’
Another said, “Daisy and Paul loved the Mario Kart session for such a great charity. @theCALMzone. Connectivity issues added to the fun and helped my recovery after the end of #NormalPeople ‘
Let’s race: the 24-year-old actor managed to beat his 21-year-old co-star in virtual racing after taking first place in three out of four races in the Grand Prix round
Good cause: the duo played for the benefit of the charity Calm Zone, with the aim of raising funds and raising awareness during the mental health week.
Another commented on Paul’s heart status and said: ‘@mescal_paul has just ruined lives. Even while playing Mario Kart. Please.’
A fourth person simply said, “Watching @mescal_paul and @DaisyEdgrJones playing Mario Kart on Instagram live really brought me so much joy! “
Commenting on the amount of money they managed to collect, one person said: ‘@DaisyEdgarJones and @mescal_paul have raised over £ 3000 while playing Mario Kart for @theCalmzone! Congratulations to them and thank you for this great moment. ‘
The campaign against miserable life (CALM) leads a movement against suicide, the biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK and the cause of 18 deaths every day, according to the organization’s website. charity.
Daisy and Paul joined a host of other celebrities, including Joe Sugg, Iain Stirling and Seann Walsh, who helped raise money for the charity.
Reunited: fans of the series were delighted to see the two stars together and joked that watching them interact on Instagram Live was “essentially like watching series two”
Ha! Many viewers also noted the technical problems encountered by the pair during the game, who admitted adding to the hilarity of the video
Earlier this week, Paul couldn’t quite believe it when West End tycoon Andrew Lloyd Webber, 72, tweeted it on Sunday.
Andrew discovered that Paul appeared once in a school production of his theater performance The Phantom Of The Opera at the age of 16 in 2012.
He wrote: ‘Hi Paul! I heard that you are one of the elders of Phantom, do you want one song? – ALW. “
“Is OMG real?” Paul went crazy when Andrew Lloyd Webber discovered he appeared in Phantom Of The Opera at the age of 16 while at school
Household Name: Paul became famous for playing alongside Daisy in the adaptation of Normal People to the BBC
Paul replied with delight: “OMG is this a real thing” with an emoji with heart eyes.
21.8 million people apparently watched Paul play in Normal People alongside his co-star Daisy.
The couple act as lovers on two different sides of the slopes who share a deep and inescapable love for each other.
Shock: He couldn’t believe it when West End tycoon Andrew Lloyd Webber sent him a message
What a game of lungs: Paul showed his prowess in singing in the 2012 school production
Paul was recently stunned when James Corden revealed on Twitter that normal people had “changed my life.”
Retweeting the presenter’s message, Paul wrote “WTF IS HAPPENING” as he struggled to take advantage of his celebrity overnight.
The Late Late Show host went on Twitter to praise the teenage sex drama that got everyone talking.
Iconic: The Phantom of the Opera is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber (photo)
In a passionate article, alongside a trailer for the show, James wrote, “Underestimating the impact of Normal People on @hulu had on me for a moment.
“I honestly think it may have changed my life. It’s the best show I’ve seen in so long. ”
Continuing to congratulate Paul and his co-star Daisy Edgar Jones, who plays his love interest Marianne Sheridan, he continued: ‘@DaisyEdgarJones and @mescal_paul are extraordinary. It’s ALL amazing x. ‘
They are there! Paul and Daisy recreated their incredible chemistry on The Late Late Show last week when James Corden put them to the test
Challenge: James asked them to recreate random scenes from TV shows with all the “desire and intoxicating desire” that Connell and Marianne have for each other
Overwhelmed by James’ praise, Paul retweeted the message next to the caption: “WTF IS HAPPENING”, clearly amazed at the level of fame he had achieved.
He also responded to the tweets himself, writing, “Wow! Thank you so much!’
While Daisy also responded by saying, “It’s so nice, thank you !!!!!”
A few days later, they both appeared in The Late Late Show, where James made them play random TV clips as characters Marianne and Connell.
Message of Appreciation: James had gone to Twitter a few days earlier to praise the teenage sex drama that got everyone talking