If the Featherington sisters in Bridgerton It reminded you of another famous TV family, there is a reason for that. What Bridgerton Star Nicola Coughlan shared on Twitter Tuesday that the Kardashian family served as inspiration for the Featheringtons.
Kim Kardashian first shared with fans in March that she was obsessed with Netflix’s regency drama, so naturally, Coughlan thought she should be aware of her family’s connection to the show.
“As the world’s # 1 @bridgerton Stan, does @KimKardashian know that the Kardashians were a huge inspiration to the Featheringtons and we talked about them all the time during our tryouts?” Coughlan tweeted on Tuesday. “Because I feel like she should know this.”
“WHAT?!?! I’m going crazy !!!!!! This tweet was sent to me on my @bridgerton group chat !! !!” Kardashian said. “I love you Lady W !!!”
The Netflix Twitter account offered hope that such a gathering could be arranged, while Coughlan did not wait for the next Lady Whistledown newsletter to extend the invitation.
“My God, yes, of course we would love to have you!” she said. “Did you also know that Mr. Pearl made your corset for the Met Gala and the next one he made was mine for Bridgerton? You have been part of the Bridgerton world for longer than you think! ”
That note only made Kardashian even more freaked out. “OMG I’m going to pass out !!!!!! Does this make me an honorary Duchess of Bridgerton ?!?!?!? “, I ask.” I am the Queen of the corset !!! ”
“Of course, Duchess Kardashian of Calabasas!” Coughlan joked. “Lady Whistledown is pleased to declare you the truly incomparable of the season.”
Kardashian, who posted on social media about her love for the Simon-Daphne romance in season 1, was among the legion of fans who shared their shock at the news that star Regé-Jean Page would not be returning for season 2. of the show.
“Hope for????” Kardashian exclaimed in BridgertonInstagram post about Page’s departure.
Page, meanwhile, said it was a “pleasure and a privilege” to be part of the series. “It is an honor to be a family member, on and off screen, cast, crew and incredible fans, the love is real and will continue to grow,” he wrote.
See more about his outing, and what’s in store for season 2, in the video below.