'Bridgerton' star Golda Rosheuvel wants Queen Charlotte and Eloise Bridgerton to team up again to uncover Lady Whistledown on season 2
- The actress who plays Queen Charlotte on "Bridgerton" wants to find Lady Whistledown in season two.
- The anonymous gossip columnist escapes Charlotte's plot to unmask her at the end of season one.
- "The Queen and Eloise have to get together ... and find out who Whistledown is," Rosheuvel told Insider.
Warning: This article contains major spoilers for season one of "Bridgerton."
Queen Charlotte and Eloise Bridgerton may rub elbows as members of the British upper crust on "Bridgerton," Netflix's buzzy new series, but their outlooks on a woman's life in London's early 19th century social scene are far from the same.One is a well-respected royal at the top of the social ladder, finding
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"I think it's the intrigue of meeting her match. I think she's intrigued by this woman who has the audacity to tread on the Queen's toes, basically," Rosheuvel said. "I think there's a lot of joy in that for Queen Charlotte because she loves a little bit of gossip."On "Bridgerton," Charlotte has a large appetite for the salacious stories floating around London. Many times, she's the one fueling the conversation.
From forecasting Daphne as the season's Incomparable, meaning the one woman every suitor in the ton should consider for marriage, to orchestrating an engagement between the eldest Bridgerton daughter and the Duke of Hastings, the royal exercises powerful influence over who's who (and who ends up with who) each social season. Because Charlotte is accustomed to being the "queen bee of gossip," Rosheuvel said Whistledown throws her off course.
Still, the actress doesn't think Charlotte hates the writer, who viewers discover is Penelope Featherington (Nicola Coughlan) in the season one finale. Instead, she thinks Whistledown provides a new exciting challenge for the Queen."To then have this hooded figure, this mysterious woman who was essentially the first Okay! and Hello Magazine of its time, I think she's thrilled because it will occupy her," Rosheuvel told Insider, adding, "The game is on."
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