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Maggie Smith hints she may be ready to leave 'Downton Abbey'
Maggie Smith hints she may be ready to leave 'Downton Abbey'

"Downton Abbey" fans, you may want to sit down before reading this: Maggie Smith may be ready to leave the show. In an interview with London's Sunday Times newspaper promoting her new film, "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," the actress indicated that she's ready to say goodbye to playing Violet, the tart-tongued Dowager Countess of Grantham.  "They say this is the last one, and I can’t see how it could go on," she said in response to speculation about the future of the costume drama, which ended its fifth season on PBS with a heartwarming Christmas special Sunday night and is...

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