PSA: These 'Bridgerton' Cast Members Are Reportedly Dating in Real Life

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Dearest gentle reader, get your ball gowns and afternoon tea ready as we’re back with the ‘ton for the third season of Bridgerton. But, did you know that some of the cast are reportedly dating in real life?

In the third season, Colin Bridgerton and Penelope Featherington are taking centre stage. But, romance seems to be spilling from the screen into reality for rumors that not even Lady Whistledown could have expected!

So, if you’re just like the ‘ton and want to know all of the gossip from high society, then here is everything you need to know about dating rumors surrounding the cast of Bridgerton. Sips tea!

Luke Thompson and Harriet Cains

We might have to wait a little longer to see Benedict Bridgerton fall in love on screen, but in real life, actor Luke Thompson is reportedly dating his co-star Harriet Cains, who plays Philippa Featherington.

Luke, 35, and Harriet, 30, were photographed at Vanity Fair’s Rising Stars party in January, with them hugging and him even kissing her head in one snap that sent fans wild.

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Plus, in an Instagram post from January 2021, Harriet shared a snap of Luke decorated with heart emojis and captioned “my favorite Luke soz @lukenewtonuk,” in reference to their co-star.

Neither have commented on the rumors, but if that post doesn’t mean they’re dating, we don’t know what does!

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Sam Phillips and Besse Carter

The third season of Bridgerton sees Penelope search for a husband, with Sam Phillips playing her potential love interest, Lord Debling. But, he’s reportedly dating another Featherington in real life!

That’s right, Sam, 39, is rumored to be in a relationship with Besse Carter, 30, who plays Prudence. The pair have been photographed at a number of events with her family (including her mom, Imelda Staunton!) but neither have confirmed their relationship.

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We're here for more Bridgerton relationships, on and off screen!

Bridgerton is streaming on Netflix now.

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