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Jessica Brown Findlay Did Topless Scene Before “Downton Abbey”

Jessica Brown Findlay, AKA Sybil from "Downton Abbey," had a topless scene in the 2011 film "Albatross." Further proof Sybil is the best Crawley sister. [Daily Mail UK] An Italian court overturned the acquittal of Amanda Knox, the American exchange student accused of killing British woman Meredith Kercher. [Guardian UK] Scientologist Isabella Cruise has a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 26, 2013

A “Downton Abbey” Spoiler & Martha Stewart Was A Model

This is a link to a "Downton Abbey" spoiler. I didn't look at it because I hate spoilers, so I don't even know what it is. Don't want to know, but feel free to look if you want to, but please don't tell me. [Huffington Post] Gwyneth Paltrow finally admits that she should have wor…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 1, 2013

Coming Soon: “Downton Abbey”‘s First Black Character

"Downton Abbey" is delving right into 1920s race relations, according to the Sun, and for the first time, the show is casting a black character. In notes to casting agents, producers say Jack Ross will be "a musician at an exclusive club in the '20s." Aged 25 to 30, "he’s black and very handsome. A real ma…

By: Newser / February 26, 2013

5 Things You Must Know Before Tonight’s “Downton Abbey” Finale

Season 3 of "Downton Abbey" saw the marital union of Lady Mary and cousin Matthew, the near end and recovery of Lord Grantham’s estate, and the shocking death of Lady Sybil. If the finale is anything like the rest of the episodes that aired this season, it’s sure to rouse a few laughs, gasps, and even tears. So…

By: YourTango.com / February 17, 2013

The Muppets Explain Gravity In “Downton Abbey” Spoof

This adorable Muppet take on "Downton Abbey" explains gravity to children and stupid adults. Muppet Dowager Countess and Muppet Carson eventually decide to change the name of "Upside Downton Abbey" to "Rightside Upton Abbey."  This might be the most spot on Maggie Smith impression we've ever seen. [Youtube]…

By: Julie Gerstein / February 1, 2013

This Week’s Issue Of Downton Glamour!

We here at The Frisky are obsessed with “Downton Abbey,” so much so that we dreamt up an entire faux magazine dedicated to the Crawley clan and their assorted footmen, lady’s maids and butlers. Downton Glamour is our ode to the crazy world that exists inside “Downton Abbey” and the no doubt salacious gossip reads that might…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 28, 2013

Inside The Real Downton Abbey

Ever wonder about the real story behind "Downton Abbey"'s majestic house? Us too. It seems that the real life Lady and Lord Grantham are actually known as the Eighth Earl and Lady Carnarvon. They've lived in the house for around 20 years, and have restored it to its pre-war heights. And, they just happen to…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 22, 2013

You Can Watch The Final 3 Episodes Of “Downton Abbey” Early Thanks To iTunes

If you were annoyed at having to wait three months for "Downton Abbey" Season 3 to hit PBS, you’re going to love this news. Apple is set to offer the final three episodes of the season before they air. Could this work for other shows? The wait was painful but didn’t seem to affect viewership in the…

By: The Mary Sue / January 15, 2013

This Week’s Issue Of “Downton Glamour”!

We here at The Frisky are obsessed with “Downton Abbey,” so much so that we dreamt up an entire faux magazine dedicated to the Crawley clan and their assorted footmen, lady’s maids and butlers. Downton Glamour is our ode to the crazy world that exists inside “Downton Abbey” and the no doubt salacious gossip reads that might…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 14, 2013

2 Eras, 1 Milestone: “Downton Abbey” Vs. “Girls”

Whether it’s a pastoral manor in Edwardian England or New York City in the 21st century, being a female in one’s early 20s is all about identity. For us ladies, it’s the time when, as Hannah says on "Girls," most of us are “busy...trying to become who [we are].” Unfortunately, you can’t call a time-out…

By: Refinery 29 / January 8, 2013

Show The Dowager Countess How It’s Done

For those of us who were born into the unfortunate circumstance of having to work for a living, weekends are a very important thing for us. They are a time for fun and relaxation, a time to catch up on our favorite TV shows, like "Downton Abbey." I suppose we'll have to school the Dowager…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 8, 2013

New Favorite Tumblr: Edith With Googly Eyes

"Downton Abbey" finally returned to the American airwaves last night (have you checked out all the gossip in the latest issue of Downton Glamour?), and while many DA fans are having mixed feelings about season three, a Tumblr blog called "Edith With Googly Eyes" is getting rave reviews. As a hardcore Edith fan, I felt…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 7, 2013

This Week’s Issue Of “Downton Glamour”!

We here at The Frisky are obsessed with “Downton Abbey,” so much so that we dreamt up an entire faux magazine dedicated to the Crawley clan and their assorted footmen, lady’s maids and butlers. Downton Glamour is our ode to the crazy world that exists inside “Downton Abbey” and the no doubt salacious gossip reads that might…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 7, 2013

9 Sex Lessons From “Downton Abbey”

I knew "Downton Abbey" was more than a period soap opera the moment we discovered Thomas was having an affair with the Duke of Crowborough. Scandalous! Of course, it all fell apart when Thomas tried to blackmail the Duke with their love letters. Bad move, Thomas. "Downton Abbey" may take place in the early 1900's,…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 6, 2013

Elvis Musical Canceled For Being Too Sexy & A “Downton Abbey” Spoiler!

A Utah school district cancelled a high school musical based on Elvis Presley's music because a concerned parent fretted that "All Shook Up" had too much "sexually explicit language" and "cross-dressing" in it. When this parent discovers MTV, MINDS ARE GOING TO BE BLOWN.[Raw Story] Another Golden Globes promo, y'all: here's Tina Fey and Amy…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 5, 2013

That “Downton Abbey”/”Parks And Rec” Mash-Up You’ve Been Waiting For

Guys, I know I push "Parks and Rec" on you all the time, but it's really because I feel like it's one of the few awesomely quirky weirdo shows out there. Plus, Ron Swanson's mustache! Plus, Amy Poehler's character Leslie Knope is actually rather headstrong and confident and a good role model. So many popular…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 27, 2012

Cousin Matthew Is Out On “Downton Abbey”

The love affair between Cousin Matthew and Lady Mary is about to get even more twisted, if that's even possible. A spokesperson for "Downton Abbey" has confirmed to Deadline Hollywood that Dan Stevens, the actor who plays Matthew Crawley, won't be coming back for season four. Noooooo!

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 26, 2012

“Downton Abbey”‘s Thomas Has A Unicorn Fetish

"It took us four months to shoot this whole side storyline where he meets a unicorn. He’s out in the woods one day on a walk and he sees this enchanted beast. And he slowly builds up a relationship by feeding it. One day he puts some food 50 yards away, the next 25 yard…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 21, 2012

“Downton Abbey”‘s Thomas Barrow Is A Heartthrob Uber Alles

Who's that hot guy? None other than Rob James-Collier, the sexy man who plays horrible buttler Thomas Barrow on "Downton Abbey." Here he is in the pages of Vogue Deutschland, sans "Downton" period clothes, looking absolutely adorable. Check out his fellow "Downton" star Michelle Dockery in her plainclothes after the jump. [Vogue Deutschland]…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 13, 2012

Michelle Obama Gets “Downton Abbey” Episodes Before You Do

Michelle Obama gets season-three "Downton Abbey" DVDs mailed to her over from ITV in England, so she doesn't have to wait until January and watch them on PBS like the rest of us normals. [The Sun UK] New rumors on the Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez breakup from a blind-item gossip site: Jelena had a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 14, 2012