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Evening Quickies: Jon Hamm Disses “Idiots” Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian

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  • Don Draper might not have such discriminating taste, but Jon Hamm does. In April’s issue of Elle UK, he says “stupidity is celebrated” with Paris Hilton or Kim Kardashian and “being a f**king idiot is a valuable commodity in this culture because you’re rewarded significantly.” I’m not thrilled he only named ladies here — cough The Situation cough — but his sentiment is nevertheless swoonworthy.  [Daily Mail UK]
  • John Mayer’s throat issues have returned and his live performing career is on “indefinite break,” meaning his next tour has been canceled. [PopCrush
  • Ellen DeGeneres pranked Megan Fox with a giant banana man, for some reason. [The FW]
  • Remember the little boy who played Anakin Skywalker in the “The Phantom Menace”? His name is Jake Lloyd, he’s 22, goes to Columbia, and hates acting. [The Celebrity Cafe]
  • There’s a vicious rumor going around that the Olsen twins did so much coke with their sister Elizabeth when she was “not even [a] teen” that she had to get a nose job. [Crushable] Keep reading »

Jon Hamm & Jennifer Westfeldt Are My Relationship Role Models

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I don’t care too much about celebrity couples, the flings and breakups and and marriages and babies. I’m far too cynical for all that: there’s so much smoke and mirrors going on in Hollywood that half that stuff is publicist B.S. anyway.

But I read the article in this week’s New York Times Magazine about “Friends With Kids” director/star Jennifer Westfeldt and her co-star/boyfriend, a little actor you may have heard of named Jon Hamm. They both sound like normal people who are bewildered by all scrutiny on them just because they’re famous and they’ve carried on a happy-sounding, healthy-sounding relationship for 14 years. How the hell do they do it? And how can I steal their secrets?

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Stop Asking Elisabeth Moss If Don And Peggy Are Going To Sleep Together On “Mad Men”

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Elisabeth Moss: People are constantly asking if [Don Draper and Peggy Olsen are] gonna sleep together. I always get annoyed, because their relationship is more than that. And to keep that going over five years without selling out and having something else happen — that to me is really interesting and rarely done well.

Jon Hamm: People want to put us in a “Sam and Diane” box, but it’s about their mutual appreciation for the work. That’s where the material strikes its resonant chord, when it’s ostensibly about one thing and then it becomes about so much more. That’s the fun thing about Don and Peggy, and that’s the deeper thing about “Mad Men.”

If you thought this was the season that Don and Peggy were finally going to get together on “Mad Men,” you were wrong (again). Which is how it should be. [NYmag.com Vulture]

Jon Hamm On Don And Peggy’s Subordi-Friendship

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Jon Hamm is directing the season 7 premiere of "Mad Men." Read More »
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“I think in the world of the show we see the office through Peggy’s eyes. She’s the new girl and we see her from her very first day… And we’ve watched through over 50 episodes of television her grow and become more confident and we’ve watched Don alternately shout at her and correct her and not be very nice to her but also be profoundly nice to her … I think Peggy is very important to Don. And I think you saw at the end of season three, when the firm blows up and they have to start all over again, he says ‘If you leave, I’ll spend the rest of my life trying to hire you back.’  And I think that sums up relationship that Don and Peggy have.”

– Jon Hamm talks about Don Draper’s relationship with his copywriter Peggy Olsen, seemingly shutting down any potential relationship between the two. “30 Rock” used a phrase on Thursday night that strikes me as the perfect descriptor for the relationship on “Men Men” between Peggy and Don: subordi-friendship. They’re friends, but one is subordinate to the other. (And sex is not a good idea.) [TV Fanatic]

“Friends With Kids”: An Ensemble Cast Movie That Does Not Look God Awful

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Jennifer Westfeldt is some kind of voodoo witch doctor sorcerer. Not only has she captured the heart of Jon Hamm, but she has also written and directed a romantic comedy with an ensemble cast and, you guys, you’re not going to slit your wrists while watching it. “Friends With Kids” comes out March 9 and stars Jennifer, her manpiece, Kristen Wiig (!), Maya Rudolph (!), Chris O’Dowd (!!!!!), Adam Scott (!), and Edward Burns (!!!!!). That’s like half of the “Bridesmaids” crew, which is why it actually looks funny. Goddamn, woman. How did you keep Katharine Heigl from being cast in this? Burning crosses and heads on stakes?  [YouTube]

Conan Surprises Staffer With Jon Hamm Sneak Attack

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Watch Conan O’Brien surprise a staffer with a Jon Hamm sneak attack as a Secret Santa present. All I could think about when I was watching this was, Oh my god, imagine if I worked at Conan … and he was my Secret Santa … I would have been surprised with Ryan Gosling! And then I was sort of sad. Sigh. [Team Coco]

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