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Bridgerton hunk Regé-Jean Page on his Zimbabwean roots, masculinity and being a sex symbol

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The actor (whose pronounced reggae-Jean) may be one of the most desirable men on the small screen right now. (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)
The actor (whose pronounced reggae-Jean) may be one of the most desirable men on the small screen right now. (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)

Juicy gossip, glorious gowns, whiffs of salacious scandal and secrets galore – there’s a lot that has fans hooked to Netflix’s latest sensation Bridgerton.

But one of the biggest reasons people have flocked to the streaming giant to check out the period drama has been the man stealing the show.

Simon Basset, the Duke of Hastings, has set many an ambitious mama’s heart aflutter as they try to get him to notice their single daughters. But the noble catch is determined never to wed – which, of course, makes him ever more attractive to the London society elite.

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