'Bridgerton' Season 2 Ending Explained: Did Lady Whistledown retire? SHOCKING reveal changes all

'Bridgerton' Season 2 Ending Explained: Did Lady Whistledown retire? SHOCKING reveal changes all
A still from 'Bridgerton' Season 2 (Netflix)

Season 2 of the highly-anticipated Netflix series ‘Bridgerton’ has finally been released and it is everything that fans hoped it to be. The love story between Anthony and Kate Sharma started with a lot of disagreements and arguments, but as we move forward, they started to get feel affection for each other. However, Anthony has already chosen her younger sister and this season’s Diamond, Edwina Sharma (Charithra Chandran), for marriage.

At first, Anthony (Jonathan Bailey) was not proposing to Edwina because he was conflicted. But after talking with Daphne (Phoebe Dynevor), he realized he needed to make a decision. He made the decision of marrying Edwina and proposed to her in front of everyone. When the day of marriage arrived, Edwina got to know how Kate (Simone Ashley) and Anthony felt for each other and she took the decision of not marrying him. The relationship between the two sisters got really bitter.


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On the other hand, Lady Whistledown’s newest edition of gossip was against the Bridgertons and Eloise, specifically. That ruined the reputation of their family. The entire situation ended with Kate getting injured and Anthony reaching there to save her. So, how did it end for these two? Was Eloise able to find the real Lady Whistledown? Let’s take a look at how Season 2 ended for everyone.

Simone Ashley as Kate Sharma and Jonathan Bailey as Anthony Bridgerton in 'Bridgerton' Season 2 (Netflix)


‘Bridgerton’ Season 2 Ending Explained: Did Kate and Edwina mend their relationship?

After what happened at the marriage venue, Edwina turned bitter toward her sister because she felt that everything she has told her has been a lie. However, when Anthony brings Kate back after the accident, Edwina is worried the most. She is worried that she will lose her sister.

Almost a week goes by and Kate is still unconscious. Edwina visits her sister and tells her that she needs her and she can’t leave her like that. Kate finally opens her eyes and calls Edwina. The entire family is really happy and takes a sigh of relief that she is finally awake. A couple of days after Kate meets Edwina and says that she knows she has broken her trust and she is ready to do anything to gain that back.

Simone Ashley as Kate Sharma, Charithra Chandran as Edwina Sharma in 'Bridgerton' Season 2 (Netflix)


Edwina says that she has some questions and asks if she had feelings for the Viscount since the beginning. Kate says that she didn’t have feelings for him when they met, but soon, she started to feel for him. The younger sister said that she should have told this to her. She finally understands the situation and tells Kate that they have finally understood that they can take decisions for themselves. She wants Kate to come with her to the ball hosted by Featherington and enjoy.

During the ball, they both don’t care about anyone and dance together to let the world know how strong they are.

‘Bridgerton’ Season 2 Ending Explained: Did Anthony finally say ‘I LOVE YOU’ to Kate?

After the accident, Anthony feels guilty about everything that has happened. A week goes by and he hasn’t gone to see her. After one week, his mother tells him that she is now awake. Anthony gets really emotional and has tears in his eyes. That’s when Lady Violet tells him that he shouldn’t lose Kate because she is the only one that you love wholeheartedly.

As a result, he visits Kate and asks her for marriage. Kate refuses and says she is going to India because she has ruined everything for everyone. The only thing she wants to do before leaving for India is to mend her relationship with her sister. However, after dancing with her sister at the ball, Edwina tells her how she should do things for herself now.

Kate talks with Anthony and he suggests that the duo should keep their distance until she leaves for India, but Kate says that they should not. She says that she needed someone to steady her and he was the first person she found. They both dance with each other and the others just stare at them because of what happened a few days ago at the wedding. Everyone starts to question if that was the reason why the marriage between Edwina and Anthony was canceled.

Jonathan Bailey as Anthony Bridgerton and Simone Ashley as Kate Sharma in 'Bridgerton' Season 2 (Netflix)


Queen stops all rumors by saying that the marriage got canceled because she changed her mind. Edwina says that they look good as a couple. Queen tells Edwina about her nephew who is also a prince and suggests that they should get together.

After the dance ends, Kate and Anthony meet at the garden where Anthony finally says “I LOVE YOU” to her. She replies by saying “I LOVE YOU, TOO”. They finally kiss each other and their story ends by getting married and spending quality time with family.

‘Bridgerton’ Season 2 Ending Explained: Eloise ENDS her friendship with Penelope

In the penultimate episode of Season 2, Lady Whistledown wrote many things about Eloise and her family. While attending the ball, Eloise was really down and felt that she doesn’t deserve to be here. Her mother says that she shouldn’t back down. So, she enjoys the ball. However, she checks Penelope’s room and finds all the evidence of Lady Whistledown.

Penelope arrives in her room and sees Eloise already sitting there. Eloise asks why did she lie to her and demands answers. Penelope said that she wrote those things to save her from the wrath of the Queen. Eloise was disgusted with what Penelope did to her and said that she wrote such things because she couldn’t stand up for herself in the real world.

Claudia Jessie as Eloise Bridgerton in 'Bridgerton' Season 2 (Netflix)


It all ended with Eloise telling Penelope that this is the last time they are seeing each other and she wishes to not see or talk to her ever.

‘Bridgerton’ Season 2 Ending Explained: Is Lady Whistledown retiring?

After writing about Eloise, Lady Whistledown revealed that she won’t be writing anymore. However, whatever happened between her and Eloise during the ball, she decided to come back again and write again.

Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington in 'Bridgerton' Season 2 (Netflix)


The show has already been renewed for two more seasons and it seems, the next season will be all about Eloise and how she becomes what she wants to be.

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