Bridgerton executive ‘fired by Netflix bosses over bullying allegations’

Bridgerton exec ‘fired by Netflix bosses following allegations of abusive behavior and on-set bullying’

  • Production designer Dave Arrowsmith was working on a spin-off series, but his behavior reportedly ‘crossed the line’ with his colleagues
  • Executives have reportedly confirmed he is no longer working on the spin-off, which concerns the early lives of some of Bridgerton’s main characters.
  • A source said: ‘There were several issues on set and a few crew members expressed concerns about a number of different incidents’
  • Dave Arrowsmith was in charge of the show’s sets and aesthetics and has previously worked on shows such as Cold Feet, Case Histories and Annika

A senior Bridgerton executive has reportedly been fired by Netflix bosses following allegations of bullying and abusive behavior on set.

According to The Sun, production designer Dave Arrowsmith was working on a spin-off series, but his behavior allegedly “crossed the line” with his colleagues.

The publication also reports that executives have confirmed that he is no longer working on the spin-off, which concerns the early lives of some of Bridgerton’s main characters.

Claims: Top Bridgerton executive reportedly fired by Netflix bosses following allegations of on-set bullying and abusive behavior

Insiders have claimed ‘bullying’ has become an issue on the set of the period drama, with show bosses reportedly setting up an anonymous hotline for staff to use to report concerns.

A source said, “There were several issues on set and a few crew members expressed concerns about a number of different incidents.”

Dave Arrowsmith was in charge of the show’s sets and aesthetics and has previously worked on programs such as Cold Feet, Case Histories and Annika.

A Netflix insider has confirmed to MailOnline that Dave is not pursuing the project.

MailOnline has contacted Netflix and a representative for Mr Arrowsmith for comment.

Report: According to The Sun, production designer Dave Arrowsmith was working on a spin-off series, but his behavior allegedly 'crossed the line' with his colleagues

Report: According to The Sun, production designer Dave Arrowsmith was working on a spin-off series, but his behavior allegedly ‘crossed the line’ with his colleagues

Bridgerton continued his reign on Netflix with season two setting a record on the streamer less than a week after premiering on the platform.

The romance series scored 193 million hours watched worldwide, the most English-language Netflix series in its first three days, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Not only that, but the hit series is also in the top 10 in 92 of the 93 countries where the rankings are tracked by Netflix.

The publication also reports that executives have confirmed that he is no longer working on the spin-off, which concerns the early lives of some of Bridgerton's main characters.

The publication also reports that executives have confirmed that he is no longer working on the spin-off, which concerns the early lives of some of Bridgerton’s main characters.

The second season also had the second-highest opening weekend total of any Netflix series, the publication reports.

The only show to overtake Bridgerton was the fifth part of Money Heist in Spain, which acquired 20.9 million hours in its first three days.

Bridgerton’s second season sees Lord Anthony (Jonathan Bailey) embroiled in a love triangle with Sharma sisters Edwina (Charithra Chandran) and Kate (Simone Ashley) after Edwina is suggested as Anthony’s partner. However, he is attracted to his older sister Kate.

Tension: Insiders claimed that

Tension: Insiders have claimed ‘bullying’ has become a problem on the set of the period drama, show bosses have reportedly set up an anonymous hotline that staff can use to report their concerns

About Shelley Hales

Check Also

Netflix Releases Special My Little Pony Trailer

Netflix released the trailer My Little Pony: Make Your Mark. The upcoming series is set …