Bridgerton’s newcomer Simone Ashley has pulled back the curtain on the hit Netflix series, which will return for a second season later this month.
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Bridgerton’s newcomer, Simone Ashley, detailed the challenges of fitting into the Regency-era wardrobe of the hit Netflix series after she joined the second season.
The 26-year-old plays Kate Sharma, the eldest sister in a newly arrived wealthy Indian family ‘Ton as love for heart boy Anthony Bridgerton,’ played by Jonathan Bailey.
Fresh from moving to the US, actress Simone had to return to the UK when she landed the coveted lead role in Netflix’s steamy historical drama, which set a record on the streaming platform when it dropped in 2020.
The cast returned to Bath when filming began, but Simone said certain elements of the trivia film proved to be an adjustment – mainly the ornate wardrobe. .
Describing corsets as “interesting,” says Simone The glamor In a recent interview, she had to get help with her outfit because she couldn’t bend over to put on her shoes while wearing tight-fitting clothes.
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But that proved to be the least of her worries, as she ate a big salmon lunch before her first day to make sure she could fuel the filming.
“That’s when I needed to be sick, basically because I was wearing a corset,” she said. “I realized that when you’re wearing a corset, you’re just not eating. It changes your body.”
She added: “I had a smaller waist in seconds. Then when you stop wearing it, you will return to how your body was.
“I hurt with my corset too – I think at one point I ripped my shoulder!”
Simone was also tasked with starting horseback riding during her first week on the Bridgerton set, despite having only sat in the saddle once.
“I’m pretty natural and I’m pretty athletic anyway,” she said. When I started, I sat in the saddle every day, pretty much for an hour to an hour and a half each day. I love it.
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“After moving in from LA and having a lot of changes, I think that’s really helpful, because once you’re on the horse, you’re out of your head and you don’t think about anything else. .”
This comes after Netflix dropped the much-anticipated trailer for its upcoming second season this week, which promises more gossip and intrigue than a rumored Lady Whistledown column.
The series, based on the Julia Quinn novel, debuted on the massive TV channel for avid audiences and became one of Netflix’s biggest original series, viewed by a record 82 million households in just one month. 28 days.
Bridgerton Season Two lands on Netflix on Friday, March 25.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/bridgerton-star-tore-shoulder-nearly-26446699 Bridgerton star 'torn her shoulder and almost vomited' in a corset on set