Christina Hendricks, who performed Joan Holloway within the interval drama collection Mad Men from 2007 to 2015, stated that whereas the male stars had been celebrated immediately, it took some time for everybody to be aware of the feminine stars on the present. She additionally talked about getting requested sexist questions on her ‘bra’, even because the essential acclaim poured in.
In an interview with The Guardian, Christina stated, “Men started dressing like Don Draper and Roger Sterling. Suits came back in, skinny ties came back in. It took three to four seasons and then all of a sudden people wanted us [the female stars] on magazines. We were like: ‘This is strange – we’ve been doing this for a while”
Through seven seasons of Mad Men, Christina earned six Primetime Emmy nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her efficiency as a charismatic secretary turned advert govt.
Christina expressed her frustration in regards to the sexist questions she was requested throughout her time on Mad Men. “There certainly was a time when we were very critically acclaimed, and getting a lot of attention for our very good work and our very hard work, and everyone just wanted to ask me about my bra again. There are only two sentences to say about a bra,” she stated.
Currently, Christina is seen as one of many essential forged members of Good Girls, a comedy-drama centred round three suburban moms who resolve to rob a grocery retailer collectively. The present, which additionally stars Retta and Mae Whitman, premiered in 2018 and just lately wrapped up its third season final month. It has been renewed for a fourth season.
Amid discuss that Good Girls won’t return for a fifth season, Christina took to Instagram Stories final month and shared an image of herself holding a plate with a slice of pizza on it. Making a reference to Oliver Twist, she wrote, “More @ncbgoodgirls please.”