Jessica Brown Findlay was photographed in London promoting her new movie "The Riot Club" with co-stars Max Irons, Sam Clafin, Douglas Booth and Holliday Grainger and the pictures of her smiling has fans and social media entertainment observers applauding.
The beautiful former Downtown Abbey star could have turned into a hermit after nude pictures and video of her in intimate situations were leaked onto the Internet by phone hackers but she appeared at the promotional event in a white blazer, patterned blouse and skinny black jeans looking strong, sophisticated and yes, sensual.
She reportedly was 'shattered' when she learned that the intimate clips of her were on the Internet but while with her "Riot Club" co-stars she looked great and this is important because filmmakers and studio executives are watching the talented actress to see how she responds to this adversity.
Unfortunately in the entertainment industry there are some 'trolls' who are going to try and make a name for themselves at the expense of the stars in the public eye but as an actress whose dramatic range has some studio executives looking at her as someone who could be not just a leading lady but a headliner it is essential that she be able to deal with unexpected adversity.
Her performance as the waitress and daughter of the pub landlord where the "Riot Club" members acted in crazy fashion in the movie has earned her praise from critics as has her handling of this unfortunate invasion of privacy.
Jessica Brown Findlay's appearance at the promotional event for her movie is one more example of the grit and determination that she has displayed in her past roles and is another reason why filmmakers, fans and social media entertainment observers are such great believers in her potential and the thought that she is on the path to being a headliner as a leading lady.