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Um, *that* Bridgerton mirror scene with Penelope and Colin was very different in the book
2024/07/01

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Hold onto your smelling salts, dear readers, because we're about to delve into a topic that has set tongues wagging from Grosvenor Square to, well… every corner of the internet where "Bridgerton" fans reside. Buckle up as we dissect THAT mirror scene – you know the one – Penelope and Colin, six minutes of pure fire, enough to make Lady Whistledown reach for her fainting couch.

From Page to Passion: When "Bridgerton" Threw Out the Script (and Turned Up the Heat)

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Let's address the elephant in the room (or rather, the strategically placed mirror). The scene that left viewers fanning themselves with their opera glasses was… entirely absent from Julia Quinn's books. Gasp!

Imagine this: You've devoured the "Bridgerton" series, patiently waiting for Penelope and Colin's romance to blossom on screen. You expect a faithful adaptation, a sweet (if somewhat chaste) depiction of their first intimate encounter. Instead? BAM! Netflix hits you with a scene so scorching, it practically requires a parental advisory warning.

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"I need a cold shower…and possibly a change of undergarments," confessed one fan online, while another simply stated, "Netflix, I owe you an apology. I doubted your commitment to steamy period drama."

Nicola Coughlan Spills the Tea: Behind the Scenes of THAT Mirror Scene

Nicola Coughlan, who plays our beloved Penelope Featherington (aka Lady Whistledown, the ultimate gossip queen), recently spilled the tea on filming the now-iconic scene.

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