The bit was supposed to be a send-up of his smokin’ hot appeal as the Duke of Hastings on the Netflix series, but it was pretty much on the money.
“You probably recognize me from ‘Bridgerton,’ the show that made everyone turn to their moms and say, ‘You know what? Nevermind I don’t think we should watch this together.’ It’s a bit of a racy show,” he explained in the monologue.
“Because of that, people may associate me being this smoldering, sensual smoke show. But I assure you, I’m just a regular guy,” Page insisted.
Then he turned to a separate camera: “I’m here to show you a good time. I want us to have fun together, to explore each other. Does that sound pleasing to you?”
Cast members Aidy Bryant, Ego Nwodim and Chloe Fineman — who dressed up as Page’s co-star Phoebe Dynevor — turned up to drool. He insisted he was “actually kind of a nerd.” But they weren’t buying it.
Check out the monologue in the video up top — and the “intimacy coaching” sketch here: