The 37-year-old actress reflected on her “Mad Men” character, Joan. She admitted, “I feel like I know her so well. In the beginning, a script would come out and I’d think, ‘Oh Joan’s the kind of people that would do that. Interesting. I don’t know if I like Joan!’ In the first season you saw this bossy, gossipy, sassy girl who is now all of those things but is more sensitive and has gotten knocked down and gotten back up again, has friends and lovers and has a child and has an ex-husband, and she’s just many more things so she’s even more fun to play.”
Hendricks also spoke about her fans. “Joan has a major support system, which is awesome. I think the funniest thing is that a lot of times people will call out ‘Joanie’ in the grocery store. That’s not my name but I know you’re talking to me!” She continued, “I think it’s sweet because really only one person calls me Joanie, and that’s Roger.”
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