Downton Abbey: Secrets From Behind the Scenes


Shirley MacLaine, who guests as Lady Grantham's mother, spars with Maggie Smith's Dowager Countess -- but their first exchange was at an Oscars catering table in the '70s. MacLaine, who lost, says Smith reminded her, "You tucked right into that chocolate cake and said 'F--k it, I don't care if I'm thin ever again.'"


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