Nicola Coughlan Reveals How the Kardashians Inspired Bridgerton and Kim Is Freaking


| LAST UPDATE 04/21/2021

By Chloe Becker
Kim Kardashian Inspired Bridgerton
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Nicola Coughlan is back at it to give us more behind-the-scenes secrets from Bridgerton. And this time, one of our favorite Hollywood families is involved. Read on for how the Kardashians influenced the hit Netflix series.

Nicola Coughlan Kardashian Inspiration
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It's no secret the 40-year-old beauty mogul is a big fan of Bridgerton. So you can imagine her happiness when Nicola Coughlan surprised fans with this fun fact: "As the world's number one @bridgerton Stan does @KimKardashian know that the Kardashians were a massive inspiration for the Featheringtons and we talked about them all the time during our fittings? Because I feel like she should know this," tweeted the starlet.

Kardashian Family Inspires Bridgerton
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Needless to say, Kim was very excited about the revelation. "WHAT?!?! I am freaking out!!!!!!" the reality TV star replied. "This tweet was sent to me on my @bridgerton group chat! Can I please come to a fitting?!?! It would make my whole life!!!!!! I love you Lady W!!!"

Kim Kardashian Bridgerton Corset
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"Omg yesss of course we would love to have you! Also did you know that Mr Pearl made your corset for the Met Gala and the very next one he made was mine for Bridgerton? You've been part of the Bridgerton world for longer than you know!" Coughlan wrote back, followed by three heart emojis. Nicola was, of course, talking about the iconic corset-maker Mister Pearl, who contributed to Kim's 2019 look for the fashion event.

And if you were wondering which of the Featherington sisters represents each of the Kardashians, don't worry - Nicola was generous enough to share her thoughts on that, too. The actress said that she and her co-stars "genuinely debate" who's who "all the time." But according to Coughlan, Prudence and Phillipa are "very Kourtney and Khloe cos they're besties," while Penelope's more like Kim, a businesswoman and "good detective." That sounds right to us (but honestly, we'd probably agree with anything that Lady Whistledown says).

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We can't get enough of these two ladies showering each other in love. And considering the show's just been renewed for two more seasons, Kim will have plenty of time to make her backstage (or on-screen?!) debut. If you've been resisting joining the Bridgeton fan club, this is your sign to give up and watch the hit show on Netflix.