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Bridgerton fans left stunned by painting that looks like Boris Johnson

‘What’s Boris Johnson doing in Bridgerton?’: Fans of hit Netflix show left bemused as cameras pan to ceiling painting that looks suspiciously like the Prime Minister

  • Scene with Kate Sharma lying in bed looking at ceiling was shared online
  • Shows character looking at mural with a face that looked like Boris Johnson 
  • Clip has racked up more than 200,000 views and 24,000 likes since posted
  • Commenters found the footage amusing, with one writing ‘Oh my’ online

Bridgerton fans have been left confused by a scene showing a ceiling mural that appears to resemble Boris Johnson. 

Eagle-eyed viewer Harvey shared a clip to TikTok showing a scene from the hugely popular second series of the hit Netflix show.

It shows lead character Kate Sharma (Simone Ashely) lying in bed staring at the ceiling.

Cameras then pan to the ornate ceiling, which is painted blue and includes an intricate mural – with one face looking very familiar to UK viewers. 

Bridgerton fans have been left confused by a scene showing a ceiling mural that appears to resemble Boris Johnson

An eagle-eyed viewer Harvey shared a clip to TikTok showing a scene from the hugely popular second series of the hit Netflix show.

Boris Johnson is pictured

An eagle-eyed viewer Harvey shared a clip to TikTok showing a scene from the hugely popular second series of the hit Netflix show.

It has racked up more than 200,000 views and 24,000 likes on TikTok since it was posted earlier this week.    

And the footage has left commenters amused, with one writing: ‘Oh my’, while another said: ‘I thought I was going insane when I saw that in the show.’

Meanwhile, some have quipped that it was a sneaky ploy from the set designer to get a Boris Johnson lookalike in the show.

Alluding to his recent fixed penalty fine for 2020 Birthday celebrations at Downing Street, another said: ‘He was trying to tell her to stay at home while he parties

In the scene, Kate Sharma (Simone Ashley) lies in bed staring at the ceiling, unable to sleep

In the scene, Kate Sharma (Simone Ashley) lies in bed staring at the ceiling, unable to sleep

And the new series has brought some new characters, including the Sharma family, who are guests of Lady Danbury (Adjoa Andoh). She is sponsoring the debut season of Edwina. Pictured: Simone Ashley as Kate Sharma, Adjoa Andoh as Lady Danbury, Shelley Conn as Mary Sharma, Charithra Chandran as Edwina Sharma

And the new series has brought some new characters, including the Sharma family, who are guests of Lady Danbury (Adjoa Andoh). She is sponsoring the debut season of Edwina. Pictured: Simone Ashley as Kate Sharma, Adjoa Andoh as Lady Danbury, Shelley Conn as Mary Sharma, Charithra Chandran as Edwina Sharma

And another quipped: ‘No wonder she couldn’t fall asleep.’

Series 2 of the popular television show has now become Netflix’s most-watched English-language show ever. 

In the first three days following the release of the new series, it logged 193 million hours of viewing time worldwide. 

And the new series has brought some new characters, including the Sharma family, who are guests of Lady Danbury (Adjoa Andoh). She is sponsoring the debut season of Edwina.

In this series, a slow-burning romance between Kate Sharma and Anthony Bridgerton is at the centre of the plot. Pictured: Jonathan Bailey as Anthony Bridgerton, Simone Ashley as Kate Sharma

In this series, a slow-burning romance between Kate Sharma and Anthony Bridgerton is at the centre of the plot. Pictured: Jonathan Bailey as Anthony Bridgerton, Simone Ashley as Kate Sharma

Kate Sharma (Simone Ashley) and her sisters have arrived in London from Bombay (the former name of Mumbai) to find Edwina a love match. 

While some have said that the new series lacks the same steaminess as the first, the fashionable costumes, high glamour and Regency history continue to attract scores of viewers to the show.

In this series, a slow-burning romance between Kate Sharma and Anthony Bridgerton is at the centre of the plot. 

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