Nothing seems to happen in Bridgerton's high society without being included in the street sheet written by the mysterious Lady Whistledown, whose diligent reporting of the local scandals casts aspersions on even the most well-connected of the ton. Not even Queen Charlotte herself was safe when Lady Whistledown's critiques infiltrated court, swept through Grosvenor Square, and exploded in the drawing rooms of the Bridgertons, the Featheringtons, and any other family of distinction.
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One didn't want to find their name mentioned in her report, but one didn't want to be excluded from it either, because as Lady Whistledown so memorably wrote "All is fair in love and war," and there seemed to be no such thing as bad press for aristocrats looking to elevate one another's standing at the expense of their rivals. Fortunately, some scandals proved to be more ruinous than others,