It is official: Regé-Jean Web page is not going to be returning to Bridgerton for season two –– and Kim Kardashian is not too happy.
It was introduced earlier this week that his character, Simon Basset the Duke of Hastings, has completed up his time on the present.
In fact, individuals have been fairly bummed to listen to about his absence –– he is undoubtedly one of many hottest males on the present.
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“I am NOT okay!!!!!,” Kardashian wrote on her Instagram story, reposting the information. “What is going on!!??? How can this be?”
Followers already knew that Kardashian was a fan of the present –– final week she shared a montage of steamy scenes between Web page and his on-screen love curiosity, Phoebe Dynevor (who performs Daphne).
Drew Barrymore is equally upset by Web page’s departure. Her speak present account on Instagram shared a photograph of her in mourning.
“Whenever you discover out Regé-Jean Web page will not be in Bridgerton Season 2,” it is captioned, with a crying emoji.
Information of the duke’s departure will probably not come as a shock to followers of the Julia Quinn novels on which the collection relies, because the character’s storyline largely performs out within the first e-book The Duke and I. And the information definitely didn’t come as a shock to the star.
Actually, the short-term dedication was an enormous a part of the function’s attraction, Web page advised Selection.
“It is a one-season arc. It will have a starting, center, finish – give us a 12 months,” Web page mentioned, recounting early conversations with Shondaland producers, who approached him concerning the function of Simon after For the Individuals wrapped up.
“[I thought] ‘That is fascinating,’ as a result of then it felt like a restricted collection. I get to come back in, I get to contribute my bit after which the Bridgerton household rolls on.”
The British-Zimbabwean star added that he relished the concept that Bridgerton is actually an anthology, with every e-book (and subsequently season) devoted to a unique sibling’s love story.
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