Joanna Lumley indulges in cigarette the morning after receiving backlash for BAFTAs speech

Mail Online | 2/12/2019 | Rianne Addo;Olivia Wheeler For Mailonline
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Joanna Lumley channeled her Absolutely Fabulous character Patsy Stone as she indulged in a cigarette on Monday, the morning after receiving backlash for her 'cringe-worthy' speech at the BAFTAs.

The 72-year-old actress enjoyed some time off in between filming in Central London, following a busy evening at the glitzy film ceremony on Sunday.

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Wrapping up against the chilly climes of the English capital, The Wolf of Wall Street star kept warm in a cosy khaki green coat.

The Ella Enchanted actress injected a hint of her typical glamour into her appearance as she carried her possessions in a shiny silver handbag.

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With her tresses styled into a chic blowdry, the blonde accentuated her complexion with heavy strokes of matte foundation, brown eyeshadow and blush-swept cheeks.

On Sunday, Joanna left fans shocked and cringing after performing a collection of 'terrible jokes' during her opening speech at the BAFTAs.

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The Absolutely Fabulous star was also faced with an awkward silence after she decided to make a joke about the Ku Klax Klan - the American white supremacist hate group.

Picking out some of the stars in the audience who were nominated for awards, Joanna soon turned her focus to the film BlacKkKlansman - which was up for five gongs.

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Pointing out the film's stars Adam Driver and Spike Lee, she said: 'It's an incredible film, it's already won many awards.

'Although to be honest, I'm surprised it did so well at the Klan film festival...'

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The 'joke' didn't go down well with the silent audience, with even Joanna adding: 'Yes, alright...'

The awkwardness didn't stop there, with another quip aimed at Stan & Ollie star Steve Coogan leaving the actor visibly cringing.

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She referred to an iconic quote used by Laurel and Hardy on film, as she joked: 'Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into!'

She also took...
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