Entertainment TV 'Fleabag' 's Hot Priest Andrew Scott on Wild Fan Interactions: Americans 'Are Very Forthcoming' "It's very bizarre," SAG Awards nominee Andrew Scott said of the Fleabag fan encounters he faces in public By Benjamin VanHoose Published on January 19, 2020 06:59 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Andrew Scott can’t escape his admiring fans. At the SAG Awards in Los Angles on Sunday, the Fleabag actor, 43, joked about the frequent encounters he faces when strangers recognize him for his scene-stealing role — which is affectionately referred to as the “Hot Priest.” “It’s very bizarre,” said Scott of the random interactions. “Particularly in America, people are very forthcoming. I like it, and I live in London, [where] some people are a little more reserved … so it’s cool.” He added, “There are worse things.” Scott — who is nominated for outstanding performance by a male actor in a comedy series — previously opened up about the “insane” fan reactions surrounding Fleabag. “The reaction … it’s insane,” said Scott at the Golden Globes earlier this month, discussing the internet’s response to his character, a man of the cloth who becomes an unlikely love interest for creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge‘s main character. SAG Awards Nominations 2020: Jennifer Aniston, Brad Pitt and Jennifer Lopez Get Nods Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE’s free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories Andrew Scott in Fleabag. Steve Schofield/Amazon Studios In Honor of His First Screen Actors Guild Nomination, Here Are 21 Photos of Andrew Scott, a.k.a. Hot Priest from Fleabag He continued: “We made a little show and you always want it to be seen, but just the fact that the internet has taken the character and the show to its hearts, it’s amazing. It’s incredible.” Scott’s work goes beyond just the canned gin and tonic–loving Hot Priest. He has appeared in TV shows like Sherlock and His Dark Materials, has a small role in the Oscar-nominated 1917 and has been filming Ripley, a series on Showtime based on The Talented Mr. Ripley. Fleabag is now available to stream on Amazon Prime Video. Watch the PEOPLE, Entertainment Weekly & TNT Red Carpet Live: 26th Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday starting at 5:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. PT on People.com. The 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards are airing live Sunday starting at 8 p.m. ET on TNT and TBS.