Outlander's Caitriona Balfe forced to defend missing premiere as fans call her 'shameful'!

The time-bending series Outlander held its very first red carpet premiere in London ahead of the season six premiere on Starz March 6, which was a first for the hugely successful series.

Some of the show's loyal and vocal fans were disappointed to find out that leading lady Caitriona Balfe couldn't attend the much-anticipated event in-person, due to scheduling conflicts and becoming a first-time mom.

Balfe and her longtime on-screen love Sam Heughan, otherwise known as Claire and Jamie Fraser, joined the rest of the the main cast and producers, for the season six premiere event in Los Angeles, which included a stage panel and Q-and-A with some of those ardent Outlander fans.

The latest: Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe put their legendary chemistry on display when they reunited for the season six premiere even at The Wolf Theater in Los Angeles on Wednesday

The on-screen couple, who have been heating things up ever since their characters meet in the pilot episode that aired in August 2014, showed off their undeniable chemistry during the red carpet portion of the event held at The Wolf Theater in North Hollywood.

Balfe, a former catwalk queen, showed off her fashionista ways in a black full-length dress that was matched with a pair of pointed heels.

On this night, the Irish actress, 42, styled her dark tresses long and straight, several inches past her shoulders, with a part in the middle.

At times she wore an off-white blazer over her shoulder and carried an orange clutch purse. 

Reunited! Balfe had received some backlash from a handful of fans who weren't happy she didn't attend the season six premiere event in London, England last week

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