'Queen Charlotte' star Golda Rosheuvel mentioned she cried after hairstylists made her really feel seen on set for the primary time as an individual of coloration

  • Golda Rosheuvel shared behind-the-scenes particulars along with her ‘Queen Charlotte’ costars on the present’s premiere Wednesday.
  • Rosheuvel mentioned she had an emotional second on set when she mentioned carrying her pure hair with stylists.
  • The “Bridgerton” star mentioned she felt “seen” as an actor and an individual of coloration. 

Golda Rosheuvel, who stars in Netflix’s “Bridgerton” as Queen Charlotte, spoke in regards to the “emotional” expertise she had on the set of the upcoming prequel spin-off sequence, “Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story.”

Through the Los Angeles premiere on Wednesday, Rosheuvel mentioned the “Bridgerton” set was the primary time she mentioned the significance of Black hair with a hair and make-up staff, in response to the “In the present day” present.

“It is extraordinary on one hand and really heavy on the opposite,” she mentioned. “I keep in mind my preliminary chats with hair and make-up and being actually actually shocked, truly, that they needed to only tease my very own hair out and have that as type of the entrance line of the wig.”

Rosheuvel mentioned the expertise made her mirror on how Black hair is typically disregarded within the business.

“These phrases and that type of dialogue of displaying my very own pure hair inside a personality’s look had by no means ever been mentioned with me,” Rosheuvel mentioned. “So, I bought so emotional and I cried as a result of it was such a second of I am being seen not solely as an actress, as an individual of coloration. However this character is being seen by way of these concepts, hair and make-up and costume and the way the present appears.”

Golda Rosheuvel and India Amarteifio as Queen Charlotte.

Golda Rosheuvel and India Amarteifio as Queen Charlotte.


The prequel spin-off, “Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story,” will present how Queen Charlotte rose to the throne and the love story between her and King George III. Newcomer India Amarteifio will star because the younger Queen Charlotte, navigating by way of marriage and the crown. 

Amarteifio mentioned on the panel that it’s “an absolute honor” to play Queen Charlotte within the upcoming sequence due to what the function means for illustration within the leisure business. 

“This job is a lot larger than us and myself and it simply means a lot to have this illustration, for particularly younger Black ladies rising up,” Amarteifio mentioned. 

“Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story” will probably be out there to stream on Netflix on Might 4, 2023.