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Meet Simone Ashley: Kate Sharma from Bridgerton Season 2

This show has it all romance, drama, comedy, and scandal. The plot of the new leading lady is full of drama.

The novel-inspired series ‘Bridgerton’ exposes London high society through its splendor in just 8 episodes, and it is captivating with poetic majesty. The show’s second season appears to be taking a drastic turn with the introduction of a new lead female character.

The new series replaces the fan-favorite subject of season one. The Duke of Hastings, with Anthony (played by Jonathan Bailey), the brother of Daphne Bridgerton (played by Phoebe Dynevor).

We’ll be seeing Daphne’s older brother on his quest to find a suitable wife with Kate – played by Simone Ashley. So, who exactly she is?

Well, spectators of ‘sex education’ may already be familiar with her because she played ‘Olivia’ in the series.

This time, she’ll undoubtedly dazzle viewers with her star power. What evidence do we have? Well, she’s that incredible and well-known, that’s let’s get to know her better.

Simone Ashley’s Childhood Details

Ashley is from Camberley, Surrey, and has an older brother. Her parents are Latha and Gunasekharan.

Ashley has talked about how, despite growing up in a family of academics, she has always been drawn to the arts.

Ashley learned to sing classical music and opera as well as play the piano as a child. She went to Redroofs Theatre School in Maidenhead for the sixth form, and the family eventually moved to Beaconsfield.

She went on to Arts Educational School in London to study acting. Her father didn’t always approve of her being an artist.

If your family isn’t worried about your future, are you really an artist? Ashley, who is both a singer and an actor, can witness this.

She admitted that her family’s concern has been suffocating at times, but that it hasn’t completely derailed her career.

Kate Is A Thoughtful Woman Who Isn’t Afraid To Speak Up On Crucial Issues

Simone has discussed colorism in interviews on several occasions. Here is what she stated:

“The more we let in, the more we can understand and be proactive. Being proactive is helping. Donate, sign petitions, protest, speak up,” according to an outlet.

“I try to be as positive as I can day today, and I’ve tried to channel that into how I approached the industry.

Yes, colorism is an ongoing issue. As is being typed cast, being looked over because of the color of your skin, losing roles to girls that are more ‘relatable’ to target audiences and markets,” she added, per outlets.

Simone Ashley Is A Wanderlust

Simone says she had a great time filming Bridgerton all around England, and she can’t wait to plan her own trip somewhere exotic.

“I’m a big nature person. I love to swim. I love hikes, going to the beach, eating really good food,” she told other outlets.

“For me, a perfect vacation would be exhausting myself playing in the sand, swimming, hiking, exploring, and then treating myself to an absolutely massive meal and some really nice wine with friends and good music.”

“I’m trying to be a bit more cultured and push myself to do more city-searching and going to exhibitions and all of that,” she added. “But at heart, I’m a big explorer.”

In Bridgerton 2, What Did We Anticipate From Kate Sharma?

Ashley described her persona as “sporty and competitive” as well as “very brilliant” in an interview with reporters.

Ashley explains, “she listens to her own instincts and isn’t readily swayed by what everyone else is doing,” which is why she relates to her. Adding, “We meet her in various vulnerable moments and learn more about her origins and the family pain she carries.”

So are you thrilled for another fantastic Bridgerton season, exactly like the previous one? Oh, you haven’t watched it? You definitely should.

Keep an eye on this website for more information about the upcoming Bridgerton season. If you don’t know what we’re talking about you can read our other pieces on Bridgerton.

Ayman Bhorania
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