Bridgerton heart-throb Regé-Jean Page will NOT return for series 2 as fans are left devastated about the Duke of Hastings’ exit from show
Bridgerton heart-throb Regé-Jean Page will not return for series two, it was announced on Friday.
In a tongue-in-cheek statement penned as the mysterious show lead Lady Whistledown, Bridgerton penned: ‘Your Grace, it has been a pleasure.’
Shock: Bridgerton heart-throb Regé-Jean Page will not return for series two, it was announced on Friday (pictured in still with onscreen wife Daphne Bridgerton, played by Phoebe Dynevor)
The statement read: ‘Dear Readers, while all eyes turn to Lord Anthony Bridgerton’s quest to find a Viscountess, we bid adieu to Regé-Jean Page, who so triumphantly played the Duke of Hastings.
‘We’ll miss Simon’s presence onscreen, but he will always be a part of the Bridgerton family.
‘Daphne will remain a devoted wife and sister, helping her brother navigate the upcoming social season and what it has to offer – more intrigue and romance than my readers may be able to bear.’
It was signed: ‘Yours truly, Lady Whistledown.’
The official Netflix account also re-shared the same statement, adding: ‘You’ll always be our Simon, Regé.