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Here you will find an archive of interviews that Simone has done. They are listed by year then in chronological order. To read the full article, click on the title.

2023

Published Publication Article
Jan 25th Forbes Simone Ashley And Diet Paratha Are Partnering With Johnnie Walker
Feb 3rd Grazia Simone Ashley: ‘I’m Excited For Viewers To See A Different Side To Kate With The Bridgerton Family This Season’
Feb 3rd Vogue India Simone Ashley turns creative director alongside Diet Paratha’s Anita Chhiba for a new short film
Feb 7th The Times ‘We did all our Bridgerton sex scenes in one week. It’s a lot…’
May 5th Wonderland Simone Ashley’s Bold Steps
May 5th hypebae ’BRIDGERTON’ STAR SIMONE ASHLEY ON THE IMPORTANCE OF REPRESENTATION AND GIVING BACK
May 23rd People Bridgerton’s Simone Ashley on Working with George Clooney: ‘He’s Good at Making Fun of Himself’
May 23rd prnewswire JULIA GARNER AND SIMONE ASHLEY JOIN GEORGE CLOONEY FOR THE FIRST TIME IN NESPRESSO’S NEW VERTUO TV ADVERT TO SHOWCASE THE PLAYFUL SIDE OF COFFEE
May 24th Instyle Getting Ready in Cannes with Julia Garner and Simone Ashley
June 5th Elle Simone Ashley On Filming The Little Mermaid And What To Expect From Kate In Bridgerton Season 3
July 28th The Cut Simone Ashley travels with a suitcase just for skin care
Sept 7th Elle UK A Night At The Museum: Simone Ashley, Clara Rugaard And Jasmine Jobson On Chanel And Style
Sept 13th Vogue 24 Hours of Vogue World Fittings and Indian Food With Simone Ashley
Oct 17th Harpers Bazaar My Everday Beauty: Simone Ashley
Oct 25th Vogue Arabia Bridgerton Star Simone Ashley Shares Her Stress-Less Beauty Philosophy
Oct 27th British Vogue Simone Ashley On Therapy, Big Fluffy Coats And Her Daily Steaming Ritual For Clear Pores
Nov 2nd Variety Variety – Zayn Malik Writing New Music For Animated Feature ’10 Lives,’ Will Duet With ‘Bridgerton’s’ Simone Ashley (EXCLUSIVE)

2022

Published Publication Article
Jan 11th Hollywood Reporter ‘Bridgerton’ Season 2 Star Simone Ashley Signs With CAA (Exclusive)
Feb 3rd Ent. Weekly Meet The New Faces Of Bridgerton Season 2
Feb 3rd Ent. Weekly The Cast Of Bridgerton Spills All The Tea On A Sizzling Season 2
Feb 3rd Ent. Weekly The Stars Of Bridgerton Have A Raucous Romp At Their EW Cover Shoot
Feb 23rd Glamour Spain The Character We’ve All Been Eagerly Awaiting For Bridgerton Season 2
Mar 1st Tatler Asia Jonathan Bailey & Simone Ashley Play Enemies Turned Lovers In Season 2
Mar 2nd Vogue Singapore Meet Simone Ashley – The Breakout Star And New Leading Lady Of ‘Bridgerton’
March 10th Glamour UK The Bridgerton Effect is real, but Simone Ashley is Ready
Mar 13th Syd Morning Herald Bridgerton’s New Star On Breaking The Rules And Her Biggest Role Yet
Mar 15th Moda Bridgerton Star Simone Ashley: “Flirting On Screen I Learned 19th Century Dating”
Mar 17th Shondaland Jonathan Bailey And Simone Ashley Give Us Some Kanthony Insights
Mar 18th Virgin Radio UK Simone Ashley Reveals What To Expect From Bridgerton Season 2
Mar 21st Belfast Telegraph ‘They Aren’t Performative Sex Scenes’ Says Bridgerton’s Simone Ashley
Mar 23rd Shondaland “It’s Fun To Be Brave” — Simone Ashley Talks Playing Kate Sharma On ‘Bridgerton’
Mar 24th Vogue Bridgerton’s Simone Ashley Was Never A Fan Of The Period Series
Mar 25th Access Jonathan Bailey & Simone Ashley ‘Had Each Other’s Backs’ During Sex Scenes
Mar 25th Glamour UK Simone Ashley On Corsets, Combatting Sexism & The Power Of Representation
Mar 25th Ent. Weekly Simone Ashley On Rolling In The Mud, Keeping A Straight Face
Mar 25th People Simone Ashley Says She Felt ‘Confident’ During Sex Scenes With Costar
Mar 25th The Sunday Times Bridgerton’s Simone Ashley: ‘All The Fireworks Are Still To Come’
Mar 28th Porter Hot Property With Simone Ashley
Mar 25th Today Simone Ashley Also Thinks There’s ‘So Much Chemistry’ In Season 2 Of ‘Bridgerton’
Mar 30th CN Traveller Simone Ashley Of ‘Bridgerton’ Eats Tortellini For Breakfast In Italy
Mar 30th Deadline ‘Bridgerton’ Star Simone Ashley Confirms Season 3 Return
May 3rd Forbes From Måneskin To Simone Ashley: Meet The 30 Under 30 In European Entertainment 2022
June 8th Business Wire BUSINESS WIRE – Simone Ashley Receives an IMDb STARmeter Award
Sept 28th TIME Simone Ashley is on the TIME100 NEXT List
Oct 26th E! News Simone Ashley Teases a “Super Steamy” Bridgerton Season 3
Oct 28th Variety Zayn Malik, Simone Ashley, Mo Gilligan, Sophie Okonedo Headline Voice Cast of Animated Film ‘10 Lives’
Nov 2nd British Vogue Bridgerton’s Simone Ashley “ I don’t want to be put in a certain box. I want to be in the driver’s seat.”
Dec 6th British Vogue How Many Richard Curtis References Can You Spot In This Simone Ashley Video?
Dec 6th Harpers Bazaar Simone Ashley: Inside my beauty bag
Dec 16th Associated Press AP Breakthrough Entertainer: Simone Ashley finds her voice
Dec 27th Hollywood Reporter The Great British and Irish Film and TV Breakouts of 2022

2021

Published Publication Article
Feb 15th Deadline ‘Bridgerton’: Simone Ashley Lands Female Lead In Season 2 Of Netflix Hit From Shondaland
July 12th Vogue Bridgerton’s New Star Is The Face Of Loewe’s Paula’s Ibiza Fragrance
Aug 5th British Vogue Four Electrifying Actors Model The Latest Collection By Prada
Oct 13th People Simone’s ‘Pinch-Me Moment’ When Mindy Kaling Messaged Her
Oct 19th Elle The Rising Stars You’re About To See Everywhere
Oct 22nd People Bridgerton’s Simone Ashley On How Phoebe Dynevor Has Supported Her On Set
Nov 4th Hollywood Reporter The Hollywood Reporter’s Rising Young Stars
Dec 14th Vogue Simone Ashley Is Bridgerton’s Newest Style Star

2019

Published Publication Article
June 26th The Crazy Mind SIMONE ASHLEY TALKS ‘SEX EDUCATION’ AND CREATING OLIVIA’
July 2nd Veylex Exclusive Q&A With Simone Ashley Of ‘Sex Education’
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