Joanna Lumley shows off her green credentials by donating shoes to the recycling bin
Someone is going to get a fabulous pair of used boots! Joanna Lumley shows off her green credentials as she throws shoes in a recycling bin
She may have recently become a lady, but Joanna Lumley is still down to earth.
Dame Joanna, 75, flashed a big smile after she was seen putting her discarded brown boots in a recycling bin in south London.
They might not have the same wow factor as the fashionable shoes worn by Her Absolutely Fabulous character Patsy, but the brown boots might now find a new lease on life with another owner.
Dame Joanna, 75, was spotted putting discarded brown boots into a recycling bin in south London
Ms Lumley (pictured) received her title in the New Year’s Honors List for her services to theatre, entertainment and charitable causes and said she ‘broke to tears’ when she heard the news
And that would surely delight Dame Joanna, who has championed recycling and also called for laws to tackle single-use plastics.
She received her title in the New Year’s Honors List for her services to theatre, entertainment and charitable causes.
Earlier this month she admitted she “broke to tears” upon hearing the news.
“I was alone because my husband was working in Birmingham,” she told Radio 2’s The Zoe Ball Show.
“When I opened the letter, it was in December…I burst into tears. It was such a shock because all my life I was so thrilled to have had an OBE and thought it was fabulous… Now I’m completely insufferable, I just have to warn you.
Miss Lumley is a strong recycling advocate having launched an initiative with Marks & Spencer in 2012.
Pictured: Absolutely Fabulous with Jennifer Saunders as Edina and Joanna Lumley as Patsy
She also called for urgent laws to tackle single-use plastics.
Her latest outing comes after she encouraged people to have a ‘stiff upper lip’ and claimed people were jumping on the mental illness bandwagon.
“It’s a horrible thing to say – but I think the issue of mental health is overblown right now because anyone who’s even a little bit sad says they have mental issues,” she said. told GB News.
“You say, ‘That’s called being human.
“When someone dies and you cry, it’s human. That’s being a human. You are not mentally ill.