Chrissy Metz is finding that her most glittering fans are also become fast friends.
“I met her on a red carpet and I knew that was my friend,” says Nash, 47. “I just walked up to her and I’m like, ‘Oh my god, I’m obsessed,’ and she was like, ‘No, I’m obsessed.’ ”
Though Metz, 36, is getting more accustomed to having famous devotees, she did previously tell PEOPLE of run-ins when she’s the one receiving praise from A-listers she’s long respected: “I can’t really wrap my head around it.”
Nash, who is currently bringing her well-manicured nails to TNT’s Claws, says she and Metz “couldn’t be more obsessed” with each other — in fact, they’ve become regular texting buddies and a two-person cheerleading squad.
According the two-time Emmy-nominated star of Getting On, she told Golden Globe nominee Metz about the oncoming awards season: “Hey girl, hey. I’m checking on you. I’m waiting for you to win tons of awards this season.”