When Saturday Night time Stay introduced Regé-Jean Web page as a bunch, I knew a Bridgerton sketch needed to be on the horizon. On Feb. 20, the Netflix star made his debut on the sketch comedy present and paid tribute to his beloved (and thirsted-after) character, the Duke of Hastings. Mentions of the regency period drama made their method into Web page’s monologue, however he absolutely stepped into the duke’s footwear once more for a creepy, comedic twist on the collection’s intimacy coordination.
Web page shared the display screen with Chloe Fineman (who introduced her spot-on Daphne impression to Studio 8H), in addition to Pete Davidson, Mikey Day, and Kate McKinnon. In actual life, Bridgerton‘s stars applauded their intimacy coordinator Lizzy Talbot for making them really feel snug on set. Nonetheless, SNL‘s twist turns the job into one thing extremely cringeworthy. Fortunately, the skit was all for jokes — even Talbot discovered it hilarious.
“I at all times questioned about making a ‘what to not do as an intimacy coordinator’ video,” she wrote on Instagram. “Seems @nbcsnl obtained there first.” Don’t fret, the present’s precise Daphne, performed by Phoebe Dynevor, additionally gave the skit her seal of approval on Instagram. She mentioned Fineman and Web page “killed it” with their parody. Watch the total skit above to revisit Bridgerton with an SNL spin.