'Downton Abbey' star Michelle Dockery says Kate smells 'like roses'

The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton leaves a lasting impression on everyone she meets, and even celebrities can't help but be star-struck. While on a visit to the Downton Abbey set in March, actress Michelle Dockery took in every detail of the duchess, including her scent! When asked what the royal smells like on Watch What Happens Live, Michelle spilled the beans, replying, "Like roses."

Kate, who was pregnant with Princess Charlotte at the time, visited the Ealing Studios dressed in a chic cream maternity coat. The duchess, who was recently given personalized dolls for her and her daughter, had the chance to see a scene being filmed in the servants' quarters for the sixth series of the period drama.


Michelle said the duchess smelt "like roses."

During the chat show, host Andy Cohen quizzed Michelle and co-star Allen Leech about their feelings when it came time to say goodbye to their onscreen spouses, Dan Stevens and Jessica Findlay, so early in the series.

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"A bit at Dan [Stevens] yeah, for a while," Michelle shared. "But then, quickly I realized it did such great things for the story. I mean I was just heartbroken that he was going. I don’t really know what else could have happened. They would have just had more kids and maybe Mary would have had an affair or something."

The duchess visited the set of Downton Abbey in March.

However, Allen felt less upset with the storyline for selfish reasons. "With Jes [Findlay], we were sad she was going, but as an actor and selfish person, I was like, ‘Yes, crying scenes.’ Bye Jes," he joked.

Here is a trailer for the last episode.

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