Downton Star Maggie Smith: I Haven't Seen the Show

But she says she'll watch when it's over
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 14, 2013 6:44 PM CST

(Newser) – This seems right in character somehow: Maggie Smith, who plays the sharp-tongued Dowager Countess on Downton Abbey, tells CBS she has never watched the show. "Never?" asks Steve Kroft of 60 Minutes in the interview that airs Sunday. "No, I haven't watched it," she answers, as recounted at She promises, however, to do so once the series is wrapped up. "It's frustrating," she explains. "I always see things that I would like to do differently and think, 'Oh, why in the name of God did I do that?'" (Read more Downton Abbey stories.)

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