Lady Whistledown, Penelope Featherington, takes center stage Bridgerton Season 3. The new season focuses on Penelope’s love story with Colin Bridgerton. But there’s another part of her that’s just as important. Penelope lives a secret life and she writes her social pamphlet under the name Lady Whistledown. But young entrepreneurs don’t distribute their work for free.
Lady Whistledown is writing a gossip pamphlet in ‘Bridgerton’
throughout Bridgerton, Penelope Featherington writes a social pamphlet about “ton” gossip under the pseudonym Lady Whistledown. Some people scoff at Whistledown’s writing, but it seems everyone in town can’t help but be affected by her words.
final episode of bridgeton In Season 1, Lady Whistledown’s true identity was revealed. Season 2 explored how Penelope leads a double life. Penelope is more than a wallflower. She is an observer, quietly gathering gossip and information at every ball she has to attend.
Penelope is a brilliant businessman. She gave away the first copy of Lady Whistledown’s gossip paper for free and hooked tons with her scandalous words. After that, most people are willing to pay for her pamphlets.
How much money does Penelope make as Lady Whistledown?
In Season 2, we find Penelope using a printing shop in a poor part of town to make a pamphlet. She picks up an Irish accent and pretends to work for Lady Whistledown (although she is a writer herself) so she can negotiate with the printers.
After paying for the printer and delivery man, Penelope takes the money and hides it in a box under the floorboards. In one scene in Season 2, Penelope walks away with £10 in profit after paying her employees.
season 2 of Bridgerton According to the CPI Inflation Calculator, £10 in 1814 is equivalent to £1,018.84 today.
This makes Penelope a very wealthy woman. It’s unclear exactly how often her Lady Whistledown pamphlet is published, but even if she only wrote her about once a month, Penelope could still make a lot of money. is ready.
Why Penelope keeps her wealth a secret
This revelation left some fans with important questions. Throughout the series, the Featherington family struggles financially, but Penelope hides a large amount of money in the floorboards. While some viewers have questioned why Penelope is hiding her wealth, it actually makes a lot of sense.
If Penelope revealed her income, she would have to tell her family that she was Mrs. Whistledown. It’s also clear that Penelope’s parents aren’t rich, so Penelope wouldn’t want to risk his family squandering his fortune. Her Penelope’s family also treats her pretty poorly, and it’s hard to blame her for keeping it her secret.
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