Joanne Froggatt feared 40 would be a “negative milestone” for her.
The ‘Downton Abbey’ star recently marked her 40th birthday and admits she worried it would be bad for her, but she actually feels “fantastic”.
She wrote: “This is 40 … So I turned 40 last weekend and I felt I couldn’t let it pass without saying that from the moment I turned 39 I was constantly asked how I felt about being nearly 40. My answer was, ‘I don’t know, I’ve only just turned 39, ask me when I’m 40!’ …
“I can now answer that question. I feel fantastic … As a woman (especially in the industry I’m in) I felt that 40 was seen as