Not only has she collected a best supporting actress Oscar without losing her cool or gushing on and on, but for seeming to have it all.
She's got a successful film career which appears to be picking up as most 47 year old actresses are slowing down.
She lives in a fabulous mansion in one of the most beautiful parts of Scotland with the talented and funny John Byrne and brings up their 10-year-old twins.
Meanwhile, when it suits her, she cavorts around the world with 27-year-old lover Sandro Kopp... and JB doesn't seem to mind. You have to hand it to her...
And, no, Mr P, that doesn't mean I want to go charging off with any passing, talented, young artists. Honest.