The author is joining PEOPLE for a live chat Oct. 17

By People Staff
October 17, 2013 12:00 PM
Alisa Connan

Plenty has changed for everyone’s favorite London singleton since her v. funny diary first charmed the world in 1998.

In Helen Fielding’s Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy, Bridget’s a widow with two kids, a Twitter account and a “toy boy” – but she’s still adorably clueless. Join on Thursday at 1 p.m. ET for an exclusive live chat with Fielding, who’ll take questions on all that plus – spoiler alert in case you’ve been living under a rock – why she killed off dreamy Mr. Darcy! Boo hoo! Click below to join us!

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