- Duke of Hastings actor Rege-Jean Page disclosed his childhood experience growing up in Zimbabwe
- He explained why he feels okay playing the role of a duke as a black man contrary to what history dictated
- The 30-year-old also explained what kind of roles he is looking forward to feature in even as he hopes that the second season of his Bridgerton show gets renewed
He is known to many as the Duke of Hastings, Rege-Jean Page has shared a candid story about his personal life, disclosing what got him into the movie industry and plans he has for the future.
Rege who grew up in Zimbabwe gave an exclusive interview with InStyle magazine where he revealed that growing up, he questioned everything that came his way, and looking for answers.
"Looking at the world, interpreting it, and throwing it back at people and saying, "Hey, here's what I see. Is this who we are? I have no idea who I am, but maybe I can work it out if I yell it loud enough, and you yell back at me."
He also shared how he got into the movie industry as an actor sharing how his first roles were all about slavery and pain as a black man that he got to a point where he vowed that the next role he would book would be about showing black excellence and success.
The handsome actor has featured in other films like the recently cancelled legal drama show For The People where he played Leornald Knowx, an assistant US attorney who has a mother who keeps demanding that he quits his job and take up a role with the government that will build his political career.
When questioned whether he was okay with playing a duke despite being a black man, the 30-year-old had this to say:
"If we've endured white Jesus for this long, then folks can endure a Black Duke."
He says the future looks bright for him and he is open to playing better roles that uplift black men and highlights powerful stories that do not have anything to do with slavery.
He is also hoping that the second season of Bridgerton will be renewed so that he can show the world what he has in store.
Legit.ng also shared five stunning photos of the duke who is making women fall in love with him just as much as they are in love with his acting skills.
The young British actor is also known to keep his life private and no one knows if he is single or dating.
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