It is safe to say that Netflix’s Bridgerton is already on its way to becoming one of the most-watched Neflix original series of all time, and the world is obsessed with its modernized portrayal of the Regency era or the marriage market. Bridgerton is an escapist piece of period drama fluff that provides a fresh look at the stuff- upper lip bygone era which was plagued by frustrating limitations and racial and class bias.
Nevertheless, the show has given rise to barrage of memes, some funny, some sexy and some downright raunchy. Bridgerton’s popularity is also because of the smoldering intensity of the lead actor Regé-Jean Page who plays Simon Basset aka Duke of Hastings. He has given a whole new dimension to spoons and lit up the internet. Check out some of the tweets on the internet about Page and Bridgerton.
I should believe "to spoon" now takes on quite a different meaning indeed. pic.twitter.com/KTmsDDlCJM
— Bridgerton (@bridgerton) December 29, 2020
— best of regé-jean page (@bestofrjeanpage) January 3, 2021
— (@gotnotea) December 26, 2020
I’m watching #Bridgerton for the plot
The plot : pic.twitter.com/Ci1XeKyAUc
— Mnerh (@mnerhalbloushi) January 4, 2021
Simon Basset, the Duke of Hastings, King of strong pull out game, Protector of all WAPs, Breaker of backs and the Defender of self pleasure... long may he reign! #Bridgerton pic.twitter.com/swgYjKCkWZ
— Nola, Thee Duchess of Hastings (@NolaMarianna) January 3, 2021
— tori | : (@torilovesatp) December 29, 2020
— Counting My Blessings (@imdarkbutlovely) December 30, 2020
Simon: I burn for you
28 year old me: pic.twitter.com/fucDVm61nB
— zuekazierra (@zue_senpai) January 1, 2021
#Bridgerton has done the most for spoons since ice cream.
— Maureen Lee Lenker (@themaureenlee) December 29, 2020
Dear author, I fantasize about being the Duke’s spoon. Don’t tell Daphne.
— Lily Bella (@Bella1788Lily) December 31, 2020
the duke of hastings, equal parts desirable and scandalous
— olya (@justlinspired) January 4, 2021
— kirana (@lavienhell) December 31, 2020
— alisya (@bridgcrtn) January 1, 2021
— PD (@TheBestParker_) December 29, 2020
— Mia (@OnlyMiaKnows) December 26, 2020
— Whit (@whitneyisabunny) December 30, 2020
Me in elementary school, after my mom let me watch Forrest Gump: pic.twitter.com/jWp9dAfAYl
— Rachel Vorona Cote (@RVoronaCote) January 5, 2021
— Sylvia (@SylviaObell) December 29, 2020
— Maria || cr. bridgertons (@safetyhessa) December 27, 2020
— k (@padukonez) January 6, 2021
simon basset, the duke of hastings
that’s it, that’s the tweet pic.twitter.com/q3ny0jWC0L
— M (@adambsolodriver) January 1, 2021
Besides Page, Bridgerton stars Julie Andrews, Phoebe Dynevor, Jonathan Bailey, Claudia Jessie, Ruth Gemmell, Nicola Coughlan, Polly Walker and others. The series is based on Julia Quinn's bestselling romance novels and is created by Chris Van Dusen and produced by Shonda Rhimes.