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'Downton Abbey's' Joanne Froggatt 'proud' of controversial storyline

"Downton Abbey's" latest episode that aired in the U.K. on Sunday (Oct. 6) featured a controversial storyline -- spoiler warning, we are going to address it and actress Joanne Froggatt's comments about it, so don't keep reading if you don't want to be spoiled. In Season 4 of the popular British drama, Froggatt's character Anna, a house maid at Downton, is attacked and raped by the valet of a visiting lord. The attack, which happens almost entirely off-screen, had British viewers up in arms, with ITV (the U.K. station that broadcasts "Downton") receiving dozens of complaints about the storyline. But Froggatt says she's proud of what the show has chosen to do with her character this season."Obviously, as an actress, I was really pleased and I was really proud of the show for tackling something like this. It was a really brave thing to do," Froggatt tells the BBC in an interview. "I really do...


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