While many fashion publications praised the Irish actor for her ensemble, it was a tweet from podcast host Amanda Richards that caught Coughlan’s eye.
“The fat girl from Bridgerton is wearing a black cardigan at the Golden Globes, bc no matter how hot and stylish you are, if you’re a fat girl there will always be a black cardigan you think about wearing, then decide against, but ultimately wear bc you feel like you have to,” the tweet read.
In response, Coughlan tweeted: “I thought the cardigan looked ace, Molly Goddard used them on her runway with the dresses that’s where the idea came from, also I have a name.”
Fans of the Derry Girls star praised the actor for her clothing choices and response.
“Well said Nicola you completely rocked your outfit,” one tweet read.
“Good for you! You looked fab! And I love a black cardigan any day,” another fan wrote.
While Bridgerton wasn’t eligible for the 2021 Golden Globes, it was a big night for Netflix, with The Crown taking home four awards.
The historical drama as named Best Television Series – Drama, while Josh O’Connor and Emma Corrin both received acting awards for their roles as Prince Charles and Princess Diana.
See the full list of winners here.
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