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    “It Just Felt Like The Biggest F*** You”: Nicola Coughlan Chose To Be ‘Very Nak**’ On ‘Bridgerton Season 3’ Because Of Body Shamers

    ‘Bridgerton’ Season 3 is all about Penelope Featherington. It’s time for the wallflower to shine and find a potential suitor this season. Viewers are super excited to witness Penelope and Colin’s love story unfold. Just as season 3 is about to premiere on 16 May, actor Nicola Coughlan has revealed something very interesting. 

    Even though it is the 21st century, there is no decrease in online bullying and body shaming. And Penelope herself has suffered a good amount of prejudice herself. Now, Nicola Coughlan has revealed that she has a message to all the body shamers through ‘Bridgerton Season 3’. So let’s take a look!

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    Shooting A ‘Very Naked’ Scene Was Liberating To Nicola Coughlan

    Penelope and Colin in 'Bridgerton'
    Penelope and Colin in ‘Bridgerton’

    The previous seasons of Bridgerton had no shortage of steamy sex scenes. So fans are pretty much anticipating some steamy scenes between Colin and Penelope as well. Nicola Coughlan has confirmed that she has done some very liberating sex scenes this season. 

    In an interview with Los Angeles Times, Nichola Coughlan revealed that shooting sex scenes with co-star Luke Newton in Season 3 was a positive experience for her. Despite her initial nervousness, the scenes made her feel positive about herself and liberated as well. “By the end of the day, we were both lying under a blanket, not clothed, just chillin’. We were like, ‘This is why nudists do it,’” Nicola said in an interview. 

    Nicola Coughlan has faced trolls online commenting on her body more times than it is possible to count. So this season she personally asked to be “very naked” for a scene. 

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    Nicola Coughlan’s Strong Message To Trolls

    Penelope Fetherington
    Penelope Fetherington

    Bridgerton Season 3’ intimacy coordinator Lizzy Talbot and Nicola Coughlan collaborated closely to plan some of the most steamy romance scenes. Nicola Coughlan said while talking about the intimacy scenes, “You go, ‘Ok, what do I want to show? What don’t I want to show? What’s scripted, and what do I want to add?’

    “I specifically asked for certain lines and moments to be included,” Coughlan continued. “There’s one scene where I’m very naked on camera, and that was my idea, my choice.” Nicola Coughlan also said, “It just felt like the biggest ‘f*** you’ to all the conversation surrounding my body; it was amazingly empowering. I felt beautiful in the moment, and I thought: ‘When I’m 80, I want to look back on this and remember how f***ing hot I looked!’”

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    Nilova Jasu
    Nilova Jasu
    Nilova Jasu is an entertainment author at FirstCuriosity. With prior experience working at various celebrity blogs, she takes pride in being a know-it-all when it comes to pop culture. Being a student of medicine, Grey's Anatomy is Nilova's 'comfort watch'. A massive fan of Robert Downey Jr, whenever she is not reading up on the latest celebrity scoop on Instagram and Twitter, Nilova's busy buring her head in storybooks, playing with her pet cats or bingeing on the latest Netflix release.


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