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I Die For Kiernan Shipka’s Closet

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Dr. Sally Draper
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Kiernan Shipka of "Mad Men" analyzes other child stars. Read More »
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It's A Mad, Mad, Mad Closet

Oh, let me count all the ways I hate Kiernan Shipka. (And by hate I mean love.) She has a sense of humor. She’s got badass Chanel shoes. She wears capes. Her hair braid is freaking adorable. She makes her own clothes. She loves Helena Bonham Carter’s style. And she got to keep the wardrobe department’s backup pair of white go-go boots from that episode where Sally Draper bought some very ’60s shoes, because, duh, every 12-year-old needs a pair of white go-go boots. Oh God and she’s on Twitter at @KiernanShipka. BRB, begging her to be my little sister. [YouTube]

Kiernan Shipka Of “Mad Men” Analyzes Other Child Stars

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It’s about 10 years too late to help Shia LaBeouf. But maybe Kiernan Shipka can still do some good in the wild and crazy world of child stars. She has certainly spent long enough in the child psychologist’s office on “Mad Men.” Most of the sessions in this Funny Or Die video are pretty cool, like the one with that chick who played Topanga on “Boy Meets World.” But does the Eden Wood cameo one freak anyone else out? It’s a little too eerie … [Funny Or Die] Keep reading »

Sally Draper Would Like To Punch Betty In The Face, Too


Preternaturally intelligent Kiernan Shipka, who plays Sally Draper on our fave show ever, “Mad Men,” was interviewed by Entertainment Weekly about the show and her role on it. Kiernan was frank about her feelings about TV mom Betty Draper. “As much as I don’t like Betty’s character,” she said, “January‘s amazing and I love watching Betty. But I hate Betty as a person. I sometimes I just wanna punch her in the face.” Us too, Kiernan. Us too. [Entertainment Weekly] Keep reading »

Quotable: Sally Draper Not Allowed To Watch “Mad Men”

“I’m not allowed to watch the show. My mom will tape it and then show me the scenes she feels are appropriate. [...] I’m very method when I’m on set. It’s just kind of thinking the thoughts of Sally, and I pretty much just become her. It’s a character that I’ve known for a really long time, so it’s pretty easy. [...] I don’t think she’s a bad kid at all. She’s going through a rough time. Don is absent and Betty has never once catered to Sally’s emotional needs, so I feel that they’re not the best parents.”

— Kiernan Shipka, the precocious young actress who plays Sally Draper, Betty and Don’s oldest child, on “Mad Men,” explains how she channels and connects to her character despite not being allowed to watch much of the show. Of Sally’s recent acting out, Kiernan also teases: “Believe it or not, there’s a lot more coming. You’re just gonna have to wait and see what it is.” Can’t wait! [via Huffington Post] Keep reading »

Sally Draper Is Really Smart And Plays Golf

Kiernan Shipka, aka Sally Draper of “Mad Men,” is apparently really, really well spoken for a 10-year-old girl. When asked whether she would act like Sally if her parents were like Betty and Don, she said:

“I think Sally’s actually much better than I would be, given her situation. Sally is really, really reserved. Divorce can be terribly stressful and confusing. Add to that an emotionally unresponsive mother and a physically absent father, I think Sally’s actions are pretty tame. If I was experiencing Sally’s situation, I would be a complete terror of a kid.”

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This “Save Sally” T-Shirt Doesn’t Exist — Yet

Oof, last night’s episode of “Mad Men” was a bit of a heart-breaker, especially for sweet, rebellious, misunderstood Sally Draper. All I want is for Don to let her come live with him, or for her mom to suddenly stop being an evil word-that-rhymes-with-runt. I want to put my arm around Sally and tell her, “Don’t worry, sugar, someday you’re going to rule the world and this rotten time in your life will be but a memory.” Since I can’t do that, I mocked up a T-shirt that sums up my support for Sally. Just gotta get it made. Keep reading »

“Mad Men”‘s Sally Draper Rebels By Cutting Her Hair, Flicking Her Bean


Poor Sally Draper! “Mad Men”‘s lisping spawn of Don and Betty is having a hard time in the aftermath of her parents’ divorce and Grandpa Gene’s death; she’s acting out in ways that stupify her dad and piss off her mom. On last night’s episode, Sally chopped off her hair (I thought she did a decent job of it, actually), which inspired a hard slap from Betty, who’s becoming more and more detestable (and less sympathetic) with each episode. Then 10-year-old Sally was, gasp, busted masturbating while watching The Man from U.N.C.L.E. at a sleepover, which of course prompted Betty to send her to a therapist. All of this made me think two things: 1) SAVE SALLY DRAPER! and 2) Were you ever caught diddling as a kid or teen? Tell us in the comments! Keep reading »

Sally Draper Of “Mad Men” Models Burberry Prorsum Adorably

Following in mom’s fashionable footsteps, Sally Draper — as in Don and Betty’s daughter on Mad Men — recently modeled Burberry Prorsum for Interview Magazine. Kiernan Shipka, the 10-year-old who plays Sally, actually looks weirdly appropriate wearing clothes ten sizes too big and 20 years too old for her. More images from the shoot, after the jump… Keep reading »

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