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She's a hyper-sexual with blood cravings due to a very old virus that she has.
According to what Ryan Murphy said at , the character is a "very wealthy social doyenne" who is "consumed with art and fashion and people." And she "has a nefarious plan that is revealed in the first episode."
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A photo shoot with EW got plenty of sexy shots of The Countess.