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‘Bridgerton’ Star Cracks Dirty Joke So Clever, It Took Stephen Colbert A Moment To Get It
2024/07/09

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Claudia Jessie, the actress known for her portrayal of the delightfully unconventional Eloise Bridgerton, recently sent the internet into a tizzy. And no, it wasn't another scandalous romance from the ton, but rather a hilariously suggestive joke that left even the unflappable Stephen Colbert momentarily speechless.

The Case of the "Summer Muff"

It all went down on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," where Jessie was promoting the highly anticipated third season of "Bridgerton.

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" Colbert, ever the charmer, kicked things off by asking Jessie if filming the new season had been "easy" given her experience as a main character since the show's debut.

"Not exactly," Jessie chuckled, her eyes twinkling with mischief. "You see, I may have had a slight mishap on set."

She went on to explain how, in a burst of early-morning enthusiasm, she'd decided to treat the cast and crew to an impromptu high kick.

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The problem? She was already dressed in Eloise's signature Regency-era finery, complete with a voluminous, ground-length skirt.

"Picture this," Jessie said, her voice taking on a dramatic flair. "The cameras haven't even started rolling, everyone's in a fantastic mood, and I, in my infinite wisdom, decide a celebratory high kick is in order. Needless to say, gravity and my skirt did not see eye-to-eye.

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