Chris Van Dusen is the showrunner for the first two seasons of “Bridgerton.”

Simone Ashley played Kate Sharma.

Jonathan Bailey played Viscount Anthony Bridgerton, head of the Bridgerton household.

Van Dusen said that the enemies-to-lovers trope started at their very first meeting.

However, the two become enamored with one another and try to resist it.

Anthony even goes so far as to almost marrying her sister, Edwina.

However, the two end up married by the end of the season, even if it isn’t shown onscreen.

Van Dusen praised both actors, saying, “Jonathan and Simone play this so beautifully.”

He added, “the banter and the relationship is so organic, it doesn’t feel forced at all.”