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DUKE OF HASTINGS REGÉ-JEAN PAGE BIDS ADIEU TO ‘BRIDGERTON’—WILL NOT RETURN FOR SEASON 2
Monday, Apr 5, 2021
Bridgerton fans are clutching their pearls! Lady Whistledown—Bridgerton’s very own gossip girl—spilled some royal tea when she announced that heartthrob Regé-Jean Page aka the Duke of Hastings will not be returning for a second season. The shocking announcement penned by Whistledown was posted to the series’ Instagram, sending shockwaves across social media.
The series said next season’s focus will shift to Lord Anthony Bridgerton’s quest for love, and although Regé-Jean will not be returning, he’ll always be a part of the Bridgerton fam. Regé-Jean responded with a heartfelt comment, expressing his gratitude for the role of Simon Hastings.
It’s been an absolute pleasure and a privilege! Joining this family – the connection on and off screen, with our cast, our crew, all the incredible fans, has been like nothing I could have ever imagined – the love is real and will just keep growing ❤️❤️❤️💫
Do you think Bridgerton will be the same without the Duke of Hastings? Tune in to see what our Dish Nationhosts think about his devastating departure!