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Bridgerton fans praise the emotional scene between Colin and Penelope when her Lady Whistledown alter ego is finally revealed.

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Bridgerton fans were left in tears after an emotional scene saw Colin Bridgerton (Luke Newton) discover the truth about his fiancée Penelope Featherington (Nicola Coughlan).

The second part of the third season of Bridgerton premiered on Thursday.

And fans of the hit Netflix drama were left in tears after an emotional scene saw Colin Bridgerton (Luke Newton) discover the truth about his fiancée Penelope Featherington (Nicola Coughlan).

Viewers have been eager to find out how the couple’s love story would unfold as she struggled to keep her alter ego, Lady Whistledown, a secret.

Her sister Eloise had previously threatened to expose her true identity, but was stopped short when Cressida Cowper decided to claim the name for herself.

In the fifth episode, Cressida was revealed to be the mysterious gossip columnist, in a bid to claim the Queen’s reward money, only to then struggle to write her first issue.

Bridgerton fans were left in tears after an emotional scene saw Colin Bridgerton (Luke Newton) discover the truth about his fiancée Penelope Featherington (Nicola Coughlan).

Viewers have been eager to find out how the couple's love story would unfold as she struggled to keep her alter ego, Lady Whistledown, a secret.

Viewers have been eager to find out how the couple’s love story would unfold as she struggled to keep her alter ego, Lady Whistledown, a secret.

But after asking for help during episode six, he debuts his first teaser column at the dance, leaving Penelope and Eloise in shock.

After promising the Queen that she would publish a full issue shortly, Eloise and Penelope left the party to discuss the shocking news.

‘Everything is my fault. I convinced you to let him take the name Whistledown and now he’s somehow written something coherent,’ Eloise exclaimed.

‘Now I have put my family’s name on the line. I have been reckless. I let that viper into my house, a viper who now has almost as much power as the Queen.

Pausing to collect her thoughts, Penelope begins: ‘Eloise, everything will be fine because I’m going to publish again, with one issue I can discredit Cressida.

‘It’s not just gossip, Whistledown is power. I started the column because I felt helpless in my own home.’

“You should publish a full issue immediately before Cressida does,” Eloise agrees.

Penelope, who is on her way to publish her own copy, is followed by Colin, who is concerned to see his carriage take “a wrong turn.”

Episode six ends on a cliffhanger, before the next installment sees Colin confront his future wife outside the print shop.

Episode six ends on a cliffhanger, before the next installment sees Colin confront his future wife outside the print shop.

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In the emotional scene, the couple breaks down in tears, as he admits that

In the emotional scene, the couple breaks down in tears as he admits he will “never be able to forgive” Penelope for the gossip column, and fans share their thoughts on social media.

The sixth episode ends on a cliffhanger, before the next installment sees Colin confront his future wife outside the print shop.

In the emotional scene, the couple breaks down in tears as he admits that he will “never be able to forgive” Penelope for the gossip column.

Fans shared their thoughts on social media, just hours after the series launched, praising Nicola and Luke’s performance.

They wrote: “Lady Whistledown’s voice transforms into Penelope’s voice… it’s 3 in the morning and I’m sobbing”; ‘Luke got his and Nicola’s performance right!’; ‘Oh my God, Lady Whistledown revealed, I’m screaming.’

Showrunner Jess Brownell admitted The Hollywood Reporter There will be a long wait before viewers can see another Bridgerton brother’s story unfold.

She said: “We are working to try to get the seasons out quicker, but they take eight months to film and then you have to edit them and then dub them into all the languages.”

Fans shared their thoughts on social media, just hours after the series launched, praising Nicola and Luke's performance.

Fans shared their thoughts on social media, just hours after the series launched, praising Nicola and Luke’s performance.

“And writing also takes a long time, so we’re at a two-year pace, we’re trying to speed it up, but somewhere in that range.”

X’s Film Updates account, formerly Twitter, shared the news on Wednesday, and fans were not impressed.

Despite shortening the wait time, some fans are already speculating who season four could be about: Luke Thompson’s character Benedict, Claudie Jessie’s Elouise, or Hannah Dodd’s Francesca?

Brownell told The Hollywood Reporter that fans of one of the ships will be “very, very happy.”

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