BRIDGERTON followers have slammed Daphne and Simon’s ‘poisonous’ romance after ‘rape scene’ backlash.
The Netflix interval drama has taken the streaming platform by storm because it dropped om Christmas Day however one specific second has acquired stark criticism from viewers.
Daphne and Simon pretended to be in a relationship however really fell for one anotherCredit score: �Netflix / Provided by LMK
The sequence follows two households whose daughters are determined to seek out their dream man.
Nevertheless, Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe Dynever) plots with Simon Bassett, the Duke of Hastings (Regé-Jean Web page), to fake they’re in a relationship.
Nevertheless, the pair really develop emotions for one another and in episode six, issues take a flip Daphne forces Simon to have sleep along with her.
This occurred regardless of him beforehand telling her he doesn’t wish to have youngsters and advised her to cease not as soon as however twice.
Followers slammed the male rape scene in BridgertonCredit score: NETFLIX
Twitter was flooded with complaints from followers over Daphne forcing Simon to have intercourse along with her though he requested her to cease twiceCredit score: Netflix
Followers have had their say on Twitter as one fan demanded: “They actually ought to have left the rape scene out or held Daphne accountable for her actions #Bridgerton.”
One other fan wrote: “Hmm I am disturbed that the gravity of what Daphne did to Simon in #bridgerton wasn’t correctly addressed. It is clearly marital rape.
A 3rd viewer raged: “for anybody watching #Bridgerton , episode 6 has a male rape scene that they…one way or the other made worse than the ebook. I’m so offended.”
Whereas a fourth follower argued: “…Did we actually simply utterly ignore a rape scene? Okay. That’s not what we prefer to see from an attractive interval drama. #bridgerton.”
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Daphne actress Phoebe Dynevor revealed she had a panic attack on a day of filming when the strain of lengthy days and nights in entrance of the digicam started to take its toll.
She shared: “There’s a scene in a single episode the place Daphne walks down the steps and everyone seems to be looking at her.
“That was one of many hardest scenes to shoot. Everybody has days the place they get up and really feel like poo and don’t wish to see folks, not to mention be on digicam.
“It simply so occurred I used to be having a kind of days then, and felt so out of my consolation zone. Principally, I had a full-blown panic assault.”