What would the women of the ton say?
“Bridgerton” actor Jonathan Bailey, who performs none aside from “Capital R Rake” Anthony Bridgerton, revealed a fairly improper wardrobe malfunction that occurred whereas filming Season 2.
Whereas attending a press event for the hit interval drama’s new season, which premieres on Netflix Friday, the actor informed members of the media that “there have been a number of moments” when requested if there had been any bloopers on set.
“The fencing sequence led to its problems,” Bailey, 33, mentioned.
“However the fencing outfits have been fairly tight in varied locations and we have been sporting plimsolls on fairly a dewy morning on grass. Entering into for my closing lunge with Benedict, my crotch ripped and it was all on digital camera.”
The British actor, who beforehand starred within the drama “Broadchurch,” mentioned he emerged red-faced from the state of affairs.
“It’s simply in these moments the place you immediately understand that you just’re being filmed by 400 cameras and I type of screamed, ‘That is so embarrassing.’”
Fortunately, by means of some filming wizardry, they have been in a position to disguise the incident.
“There are many problems alongside the way in which, it’s by no means fairly as slick as you assume,” he mentioned. “It’s wonderful what you are able to do within the edits.”
Of the collection’ wonderful interval apparel, Bailey added, “Clearly, the costumes have been unbelievable throughout the board and, as males, we aren’t going to complain about restrictive clothes once we are sat with ladies who put on corsets.”
Talking of corsets, the actor — who’s at present starring in the West End play “Cock” — wasn’t the one “Bridgerton” star with wardrobe woes.
Simone Ashley, who stars as Bailey’s love curiosity, Kate Sharma, within the new season, shared in a latest interview that sporting the old school undergarments concerned “a number of ache.”
Including that she needed to be sick after consuming an enormous lunch, she informed Glamour UK, “I spotted once you put on the corset, you simply don’t eat. It adjustments your physique.”
Followers can catch the beautiful (if painful) Regency kinds when Season 2 of Bridgerton hits Netflix March 25; we’ll be watching that fencing scene with an eagle eye.