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Nicola Coughlan Supports Luke Newton In Plunging Bedazzled Dress

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By Evie Scott on June 16, 2024 at 9:30 AM EDT

Nicola Coughlan's latest social media activity has fans even more in love. The Irish actress has been posting about her Bridgertoncostar, Luke Newton this weekend, sharing a supportive message to her Instagram Story as fans discuss some relationship drama that's off-screen, for once. Luke, 31, was recently spotted putting on a PDA with rumored girlfriend Antonia Roumelioti, holding her hand in public and quickly seeing the photos go viral. Fans, who have watched Nicola and Luke's close bond grow during the Bridgerton press tour this year, wondered if the two might be together, but it looks like Nicola's message is clearing things up.

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Nicola Coughlan Stuns In Plunging Dress Amid Drama

Scroll for the photos. When Glamourcovered the story, it chose a stunning photo of Nicola and Luke posing by the Bridgerton sign and the Netflix one. The dress donned by 37-year-old Nicola was none other than the custom-made Rodarte gown she wore for her British Vogue feature this month.

Stunning as she flaunted her curves in a peach-colored, crystal-studded column dress, Nicola braved a low neckline as she flaunted her cleavage, posing from a garden stone path and looking a million dollars.

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Adding in black elbow gloves, a matching peach headpiece and a tulle, floor-length train, Nicola wore diamond Chopard earrings to match the ring worn over her glove, striking poses as she sent out Irish Rose vibes and earned herself over 970,000 Instagram likes.

Reposting Luke's message as he wrote: "Thanks for being such a big part of this wild journey," Nicola added her own words, saying: "A true gentleman, the kindest friend, a dream costar," continuing: "Couldn’t have been luckier than to spend the last 6 months traveling the world with you.” Whether or not Nicola's note was a subtle nod of approval to Luke and Antonia is unknown.

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'Frustration' They're Not Dating IRL

Glamour also noted the heavy on-screen chemistry between Nicola (who plays Penelope Featherington) and Luke (who plays Colin Bridgerton), adding that there's "frustration" that the two are not a real-life couple. Nicola has, however, opened up about her on-screen relationship with Luke.

“Penelope and Colin’s experiences of finding their way, going from friends to lovers, it was like Luke and I going from scene partners doing small scenes together to our working relationship growing exponentially during filming,” she told Netflix Queue, adding: "What it boils down to is that no two people have had this specific experience. We had two seasons of friendship which we’re grateful for.”

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Instagram Following Explodes

Nicola Coughlan, who has a reported net worth of $1.6 million, is now followed by 5.3 million on Instagram. Celebrity followers include singer Jennifer Lopez, supermodel Bella Hadid, and actress Gemma Chan.

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