LOS ANGELES (NEXSTAR) — Bridgerton will return for season 2 without its heart-throb Regé-Jean Page. Netflix made it official on its Twitter account today.
Regé-Jean Page played Simon Basset, the Duke of Hastings. In a statement penned as the mysterious show lead Lady Whistledown, it reads ‘Dear Readers, while all eyes turn to Lord Anthony Bridgerton’s quest to find a Viscountess, we bid adieu to Regé-Jean Page, who so triumphantly played the Duke of Hastings.
The official Netflix account also re-shared the same statement, adding: ‘You’ll always be our Simon, Regé.
Page also responded to announcement by saying, “An honour to be a member of the family – on and off screen, cast, crew and incredible fans – the love is real and will just keep growing.”