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What Did Penelope Write About Eloise? Complex Friendship in Bridgerton

The Bridgerton family members are named alphabetically, from Anthony to Hyacinth.

Penelope, the protagonist of the romance series Bridgerton, writes about her best friend Eloise’s scandalous friendship with a printer’s assistant, Theo Sharpe.

Bridgerton is a popular American period drama set in the competitive world of Regency London high society.

It is based on Julia Quinn’s best-selling series of novels of the same name, exploring the lavish life of the Bridgerton family.

The show revolves around the romantic and mysterious adventures of the eight siblings from the Bridgerton lineage.

What did Penelope do to Eloise that Led to the Breakdown of Their Friendship?

In the “Bridgerton” series, Penelope Featherington is a character who secretly writes gossip under the name Lady Whistledown.

As the author of the gossip sheet, she writes about her friend Eloise and her scandalous friendship with Theo, a boy of a different social class.

Lady Whistledown gossip column labeled Eloise as a “radical ruffian” and harmed her marriage prospects.

The gossip sheet about her scandal didn’t bother Eloise much, but she felt deeply upset when she found out her best friend had written it.

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Eloise was tasked with uncovering Lady Whistledown’s true identity, but her failure led Queen Charlotte to suspect Eloise of being Lady Whistledown herself.

Meanwhile, to save her friend Eloise from the Queen’s wrath, Penelope published the Theo Sharpe scandal to prove that Eloise was not the Lady.

Later, burdened with the guilt of hurting her friend, Penelope decided to stop writing gossip columns.

As the series progresses, they understand each other action and show the signs of healing in their friendship.

Penelope and Eloise Shared a Close Friendship Before the Gossip Column Scandal

Penelope is one of the main characters in the romance TV series Bridgerton and is the youngest Featherington child.

On the other hand, Eloise is the fifth child of Bridgerton and the second daughter, who is also a close friend of Penelope.

The series often calls Penelope and Eloise “Peneloise,” showcasing their complex and evolving relationship.

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Initially, Bridgerton portrays them as the best of friends, sharing a love for reading and hate for the societal pressures of the marriage market. 

Their relationship takes a tragic turn in the series when Eloise discovers Penelope’s mysterious secret related to Lady Whistledown.

Additional Information

  • Irish actress Nicola Coughlan takes on the role of Penelope Featherington in Bridgerton alongside Claudia Jessie as Eloise.
  • Season 3 of this American series is divided into two parts: the first part, with four episodes, was released on May 16, while the second one is set for June 13, 2024.
  • British actress and singer Julie Andrews voice the role of Lady Whistledown in Bridgerton.
Nishan Dahal
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Nishan Dahal, a passionate movie and TV show enthusiast, channels his passion for storytelling into his articles. With a keen interest in genres like sci-fi, rom-coms, and screen adventures, Nishan brings a unique perspective and enthusiasm to his work, enticing readers into his imaginative narratives. In addition to his passion for movies and TV shows, Nishan finds equal joy in delving into Manga series, drawing inspiration from the masterful storytelling of Eiichiro Oda in "One Piece." Nishan utilizes his articles to share his thoughts and craft enthralling stories for his readers.


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