Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story has left us equal parts delighted and weeping into our pillows since its premiere on Netflix on May 4. The Shondaland series has brought fans moments of laughter, sadness, and joy, all of which they eagerly shared on social media in real time. It’s clear that the love story between Queen Charlotte and King George (India Amarteifio and Corey Mylchreest) has our collective hearts in knots, but don’t forget about Brimsley and Reynolds (Sam Clemmett and Freddie Dennis)! The royal drama is a binge-worthy fest of emotions, fabulous costumes, and of course, steamy romance.
Since the series dropped, fans have been sharing their responses online via memes, TikTok videos, and tweets, many of which are truly on point. From the official social channels to fan accounts, we’ve gathered the best of the social media reactions to Queen Charlotte. Whether you’re crying over Brimsley and Reynolds, ogling George, or sharing theories on wigs, there’s something relatable for everyone.
Queen Charlotte has arrived on Netflix with the appropriate fanfare.
Even the vice president is a fan.
King Charles who?
Fans are particularly impressed by the casting of young Queen Charlotte and young Lady Danbury.
They’re also into George.
Like, really into him.
Lord Danbury, on the other hand, has surprised some fans.
Sorry, Lord Danbury.
The theme of love, in all its forms, has been particularly relatable to viewers.
Charlotte and George have shown fans what romance should really look like.
Brimsley and Reynolds are another aspirational couple.
The show has generated some tears.
Actually, a lot of tears.
So many tears.
Why, Shonda, why?
The series also brought us a few good memes.
And some fan theories.
But most of all, it’s brought joy.
Whatever emotions Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story has inspired in you, keep watching (and rewatching!) and keep posting! Also, don't forget to check out the upcoming Queen Charlotte: The Official Podcast for even more exclusives, secrets, and interviews from the world of our young queen.
Emily Zemler is a freelance writer and journalist based in London. She regularly contributes to the Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stone, PureWow, and TripSavvy, and is the author of two books. Follow her on Twitter @emilyzemler.
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