WATCH: John Legend Gives Lyrics and Life to the ‘Downton Abbey’ Theme Song

Why, Edith? Why?

John Legend paid homage to the late Downton Abbey after its series finale premiered on PBS on Monday, Mar. 7, by giving lyrics to the show’s instrumental theme song on Jimmy Kimmel Live!.

“Everyone we know is very white,” he begins. “We don’t have one black friend.”


Watch him curse Edith’s existence and more in the video from Kimmel at the top of the page.