Updated June 2nd, 2024 at 10:02 IST

Bridgerton Star Jessica Madsen Reveals Being In 'Love With A Woman' As She Celebrates Pride Month

Jessica's post featured rainbow-themed images, a black-and-white photo from a New York march, and a video of Madsen with rainbow jewels under her eyes.

A still from Bridgerton | Image:Instagram
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Jessica Madsen is celebrating love and Pride Month, and her Bridgerton co-stars are enthusiastically showing their support. On June 1, marking the start of Pride Month, Madsen, known for her role as Cressida Cowper in the past three seasons of Bridgerton, shared a vibrant array of photos on her Instagram handle. She further revealed being in love with a woman.

Jessica Madsen's major revelation

Jessica Madsen took to her Instagram handle and captioned the post, “In Love with a woman, loud about it and proud about it!” accompanied by a rainbow emoji. The Instagram carousel featured colourful, rainbow-themed images, a black-and-white photo from a New York march, and a video of Madsen with rainbow jewels under her eyes. She added hashtags such as #pride, #pridemonth, #loveislove, and #gaypride to her post.

Jessica's Bridgerton co-star show support

Jessica's Bridgerton cast mates quickly showed their support in the comments. Hannah Dodd, who plays Francesca in the upcoming season, wrote, "Love youuuuuu," with a yellow heart emoji. Jonathan Bailey chimed in with a red heart and raised hands emoji. Nicola Coughlan added several sparkling pink heart emojis. Joanna Bobin, who portrays Madsen’s on-screen mother Araminta Cowper, commented, "Go baby girl! Love you," along with three red heart emojis.

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Madsen continued her Pride celebration on her Instagram story, re-sharing her post with the text, “I’m proud!!!” adorned with a red heart and rainbow emoji.

Did Jessica Madsen reveal her partner's identity?

While Madsen hasn't revealed the identity of her partner, her message of love and pride is clear and celebratory. This isn’t the first time she has used her platform to advocate for LGBTQ+ rights. She has previously highlighted Bridgerton's inclusive storytelling.

In 2023, she celebrated Pride Month with a series of rainbow-themed photos on her Instagram handle, captioning the post, “Bi the way…. Happy Pride month” and using the hashtag “bipride.” The images included texts such as “bi af,” “Girls love girls and boys and love is not a choice,” and “Bisexuals are not ‘confused.’”

Madsen was recently seen in part one of Bridgerton Season 3 and will appear in part two, streaming on Netflix from June 13.

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Published June 2nd, 2024 at 10:02 IST