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Christina Hendricks' Agency Dropped Her For Agreeing To Play Joan On 'Mad Men'

08/03/2014 01:46 pm ET | Updated Aug 03, 2014
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Christina Hendricks, goddess amongst mere mortals and star of the hit show "Mad Men," confessed to the Guardian this week that she was dropped by her agency ... for agreeing to star in the hit show "Mad Men."

After Hendricks' manager urged her to take the part, her agency resisted the decision. "They said, 'It's a period piece, it's never going to go anywhere, we need you to make money and this isn't going to make money.' They ended up dropping me."

Much like Joan being vindicated by her rise through the ranks of the agency, Hendricks may now look back on that sad, little (unidentified in the article) agency, which now joins the ranks of Mike "Turned Down The Beatles" Smith.

Hendricks also spoke about being relentlessly bullied in high school and lamented the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman. Take a moment to relish in the glory of Joan and then read the whole thing here.

[h/t Guardian]

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