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Pic of the Week

It's been awhile since we've had a Pic of the Week. My apologies. This week, we make up for it by featuring the dishy actor Rob James-Collier, better known as the gay house servant Thomas on the hit British series Downton Abbey.

Here you go...



It should be noted that James-Collier is a former model, and before Downton Abbey he starred in the long-running British soap opera Coronation Street.  It's also interesting to learn that the gay kiss featured in Series 1 of Downtown Abbey was his idea:

He admitted that it was his idea for Thomas to kiss a visiting Duke, played by Charlie Cox, in the first episode. 

"It wasn't actually in the scene but at the second rehearsal it dawned on me that there was a moment missing and we could improve it," he said. "I'm sure my friends back in Manchester will have a few things to say. But you play a character who happens to be gay. It's not an issue."

Bless 'im.

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