‘Bridgerton’ Shows That Even Empowered Women Secretly Long For a Knight In Shining Armor

Why are TV shows with rampant sexism so popular with women?

HS Burney
HS Burney
Mar 16 · 5 min read
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‘Bridgerton’ dropped on Netflix on Christmas Day last year. In a couple of months, it became the most-watched series on Netflix. ‘Bridgerton’ is a historical romance based on Julia Quinn’s books, set in early…