in season 2 of ted lassoRebecca Welton (Hannah Waddingham) has an affair with AFC Richmond player Sam Obisnya (Toheb Jimoh). By Season 2 Episode 11, titled “Midnight Train to Royston,” things are up in the air when it comes to Rebecca’s relationship with Sam.
While the two have a lot in common, there is a huge age gap between the pair and Rebecca is technically Sam’s boss, which complicates the relationship. Even though Sam and Rebecca have feelings for each other, ted lasso Star and co-creator Jason Sudeikis thinks Rebecca’s spirit is someone else on the show.
[Spoiler Alert: This article contains spoilers for season 2 episode 11 of Ted Lasso.]
Rebecca and Sam reunite on season 2 of ‘Ted Lasso’
at the beginning of season 2 ted lasso, Kelly Jones (Juno Temple) introduces the team to a new dating app called Bunter. What’s unique about Banter is that users don’t use photos and are instead encouraged to be attracted to someone’s personality.
Rebecca and Sam match on Bunter. When they hit it off, the two arrange an in-person date to meet. Rebecca tries to break it up with Sam when she learns that he is her mystery banter match, but they decide to have dinner as friends and co-workers.
Rebecca later has an affair with Sam, but they keep it a secret. In episode 10 of Season 2, “No Weddings and a Funeral”, Rebecca breaks up with Sam temporarily because she’s worried about getting hurt and needs to figure things out.
Later in episode 11 of Season 2, “Midnight Train to Royston,” Sam has an offer to leave AFC Richmond. As he contemplates his next career move, Rebecca tells him she hopes he will decide to stay.
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Jason Sudeikis thinks Rebecca and Ted are soulmates
Sudeikis plays Ted Lasso on the show and is also one of the co-producers of the Apple TV+ series. before the second season of ted lasso Premier, Sudeikis, Waddingham, Brendan Hunt, and Brett Goldstein were interviewed gold derby about the show.
During the interview, Gold Derby writer Nick Ruhrkraut shared that while he loves the friendship between Rebecca and Ted, he doesn’t see their dynamic as romantic.
Sudeikis then reveals that he thinks Rebecca and Ted are “soul mates”. Although ted lasso The actor did not clarify whether Ted and Rebecca would ever get back together or whether their strong relationship would remain platonic.
“I would say this, and I think… I believe we have talked about this. I believe they are soulful,” Sudeikis said.
When he said this, Waddingham nodded and pointed to the camera.
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Rebecca and Sam’s relationship is controversial with ‘Ted Lasso’ fans
Ever since Rebecca and Sam started a relationship, fans of ted lasso The root for the couple is torn about. during an interview with GQ India, Jimoh admitted that fans are divided about the pairing.
“It literally split our audience in half,” Jimo said of the relationship.
He continued, “Some people were Team Ted and Rebecca, some people didn’t vibe with the age difference, some didn’t vibe with the boss thing.”
Fans are waiting to see if Rebecca and Sam continue their relationship, season 2 finale ted lasso Will premiere on October 8 on Apple TV+.