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Wilmer Valderrama calls Vanessa Lachey his ‘sister’ ahead of NCIS’ crossover event

The actors have been friends for years

Wilmer Valderrama is in Hawaii shooting the NCIS cross-over event with NCIS Hawaii and, the actor shared his excitement to share the screen with his long time friend Vanessa Lachey, who he called his “sister.” “She is one of my favorite people and, I am very very proud to be here to support the next chapter of not only her life but of the show,” he said with a huge smile on his face in the selfie-style video.

The crossover special event with Valderrama, his costar Katrina Law, and Lachey will air via CBS on March 28th. Fans are expecting that special agents Nicholas Torres (Valderrama) and Jessica Knight (Law) will face Lachey’s character Jane Tennant.

Lachey shared a video with Wilderrama in Hawaii on her Instagram where they quipped about whose Monday night episode was the biggest as Vanessa broke records the night before. “Oh so you’re like the opening act,” she joked.

On Monday night‘s episode of NCIS Valderrama’s character Captain Torres goes through something “traumatic.” No spoilers, but in his words, “something may be wired differently after tonight‘s episode.” Valderrama said he worked very hard on the episode to push the envelope for the show and looked very proud to show fans his work.

Following the episode, the actor shared a scene on his Instagram where he goes toe to toe in the ring with Agent Sawyer. “Quien es mas macho Agent Sawyer or Agent Torres? Sometimes, Alphas have to duke it out,” he captioned the video.

The clip had a cliffhanger but fans left comments about the episode. “Intense episode. We love your character. Best wishes,” one person wrote. “Such a good episode but hard to see you taking those punches,” another commented.

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