The duke has spoken.
‘Bridgerton’ star Regé-Jean Page took to Instagram to defend Florence Pugh after the actress’ see-through Valentino dress drew criticism online.
“What. Is. So. Terrifying? he posted, repeating Pugh’s own words and sharing a photo of the young star – who wore a hot pink dress with nipples at Saturday’s Valentino Haute Couture fashion show in Paris – on her Instagram story.
“Look at you guys,” he wrote in the post. “So check out your friends and jump in when it’s time to jump in. When the boys are out of line, say a word to them.
“The weird thing about misogyny is that men listen to other men,” the actor added. “So do your part, because [sic] the next few years in particular will be a great time to listen and take some responsibility, for the good of all.
Page, 34, stepped down from his role as Duke of Hastings on Bridgerton after the show’s first season, but it appears his chivalrous behavior continued.
As for Pugh, she also defended her dress choice on Instagram, applauding those who criticized her outfit “all because of two cute little nipples.”
“It’s not the first time and it certainly won’t be the last time a woman has heard what’s wrong with her body from a crowd of strangers, what’s worrying is how some some of you may be vulgar,” she wrote. part.
Indeed, comments on her original Instagram post about the dress prompted remarks such as, “But a bit small though. Probably needs some attention” and “Wear a dress that leaves something to the imagination instead of letting the world see your chest and no one will say anything mean.
The 26-year-old ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ actress shared her disappointment at how “many of you wanted to aggressively let me know how disappointed you were with my ‘small boobs,’ or how I should be embarrassed to be so ‘flat-chested’.”
“I was thrilled to wear it, not a wink from me was nervous,” she said of the Barbie pink dress, adding that it “wasn’t before, during or even now afterwards”.
The ‘Little Women’ star’s parting thoughts on the subject encouraged people to “grow up.”
“Respect people. Respect bodies. Respect all women. Respect humans. Life will get a lot easier, I promise,” she wrote.