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Jon Hamm tackled severe overcrowding shooting Million Dollar Arm in India

April 15th, 2014 3:10am EDT
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Actor Jon Hamm and director Craig Gillespie struggled to get the perfect take while filming Million Dollar Arm on the streets of India, because crowds of locals would constantly walk in front of the cameras.

The Mad Men star portrays sports agent J.B. Bernstein in the new film, which chronicles the real-life story of two Indian cricketers who became baseball pitchers in America, and although Hamm insists residents were "the most pleasant, friendly, welcoming people" he has ever encountered, he admits it wasn't easy shooting in such populated areas like the city of Mumbai.

He tells Enterta...
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Jon Hamm 'confused' by sex symbol status

April 9th, 2014 1:20am EDT
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Jon Hamm is "confused" by his "silly" sex symbol status.
The 'Mad Men' star was made to audition seven times for the show as bosses said he "wasn't sexy enough" but he's now been branded one of the sexiest men alive and he's confessed he can't get his head around the label.
He told Britain's Grazia magazine: "The idea of being a sex symbol is something I don't relate to at all. I find it so confusing and silly."
The 43-year-old actor, who stars as Advertising Director Don Draper in the long-running series, has been in a relationship with actress and screenwriter Jennifer Westfeldt for 17 ye...
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Video Of Jon Hamm From A 90s Dating Show Goes Viral

April 5th, 2014 4:00pm EDT
Video Of Jon Hamm From A 90s Dating Show Goes Viral
Jon Hamm, who we know and love as ad man Don Draper from "Mad Men," is making headlines for an appearance he made nearly 20 years ago as a contestant on a dating show.

The Daily Mail found the hilarious clip, which reveals a 25-year-old Hamm with long hair as he vies to win a date with a brown haired beauty.

When the host asks Hamm how he would treat a woman on a date he says: "I start off with some fabulous food, (a) little fabulous conversation –

"What else fabulous, Jon?" the snarky host interupts.

"With a fabulous foot massage, for an evening of total fabulosity," Hamm added.

Ultim...
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Jessica Pare laughs at sex scenes

April 3rd, 2014 1:20am EDT
Jessica Pare
Jessica Pare says filming sex scenes with Jon Hamm is "pretty funny".
The brunette beauty plays Megan Draper in 'Mad Men' and insists there is nothing raunchy about her intimate moments with her on-screen husband because the scenes are so "choreographed".
She said: "It's pretty funny really, it's a matter of choreography."
The 33-year-old actress says appearing in the show has taught her a lot about fashion and she is very envious of her alter ego's wardrobe.
She said: "There's tonnes of stuff I want to steal from Megan's wardrobe. I even love the nightgowns and robes she wears around the h...
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Hot Shots: 'Mad Men' Stars Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks, More At PaleyFest

March 22nd, 2014 1:00pm EDT
Hot Shots: 'Mad Men' Stars Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks, More A
The stars of "Mad Men" attended PaleyFest 2014 at The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Friday. Cast member including Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks, and Jessica Pare posed for photos.

New promotional images from the upcoming season center on aviation. Don Draper (Hamm) is pictured walking off a plane and also hanging out in an airport with Peggy Olson (Elisabeth Moss). He has Roger Sterling (John Slattery) as a seatmate and looks as if he's leaving the airport with Megan (Pare) clinging to his arm.

Season 7 premieres on April 13.

Jon Hamm

Elisabeth Moss

Jessica Pare

Vincen...
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January Jones has a crush on Rihanna

March 20th, 2014 5:20am EDT
January Jones
January Jones wants to sleep with Rihanna.
The 'Mad Men' actress - who has never revealed the identity of the father of her two-year-old son Xander - has a crush on the 'Diamonds' singer, and also legendary late actor Paul Newman, who died in 2008 aged 82.
Asked by online magazine Violet Grey who she would "most want to go to bed with, dead or alive", she replied: "Paul Newman or Rihanna."
January - who posed nude for a series of raunchy photographs for the publication - admitted she likes to be "mysterious" but also wants to "shock" people and allow them to form opinions of her based on he...
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TV's Sexiest Male Stars 2014 Edition

March 8th, 2014 4:00pm EST
TV's Sexiest Male Stars 2014 Edition
We are almost into spring and with that, some of our favorite television shows are making their way back onto the small screen. With that, naturally, comes a plethora of hot guys gracing our screens.

With our TV's Sexiest Male Stars of 2014, we aim to give you a piece of the hottest of the hot fellas to give us that extra incentive to watch our favorite shows. Here is what we've got for your viewing pleasure!

Ian Somerhalder, "The Vampire Diaries"

Luke Grimes, "True Blood"

Colin O'Donoghue, "Once Upon A Time"

Jon Hamm, "Mad Men"

Benedict Cumberbatch, "Sherlock"

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Jessica Paré's life changed with show

March 8th, 2014 6:20am EST
Jessica Pare
Jessica Paré says 'Mad Men' changed her life.
The 33-year-old star was an unknown actress before she landed the part of Megan Draper on the AMC series and she claims the show has made things much better for her.
She said: "Everything changed. Like, I was able to pay rent. And I had this old car. The engine had rusted though and the wheels were going to fall off. It was really bad..."
'Mad Men' will come to an end following the seventh and final series later this year and Jessica is going to miss working alongside actors including Jon Hamm and January Jones, but is thankful for everything t...
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Who Has The Best Celebrity Fans: St. Louis Cardinals Or Boston Red Sox?

October 23rd, 2013 1:07pm EDT
Jon Hamm
The St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox are headed to the World Series in a rematch of their 2004 series in which the Red Sox swept the Cardinals in four games to win their first title since 1918. The Cardinals have won the World Series twice since 2004 and were one game away from reaching the World Series last year.  However, we're more interested in what really matters: which team has the better celebrity fans! Let's take a look:

Jon Hamm, Cardinals: "Oh, my God, I’ve always been a huge Cardinals fan. I remember going to the World Series in ’82, ’85 and ’87, and this is amazing," Hamm...
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Jon Hamm impressed by Daniel Radcliffe's work ethic

October 2nd, 2013 3:03am EDT
Daniel Radcliffe
Jon Hamm has heaped praise on his A Young Doctor's Notebook co-star Daniel Radcliffe's work ethic after he raced between filming and performing on the West End stage every day.

The pair has teamed up for a second season of the show, playing younger and older versions of a Russian doctor at different stages of his life.

They started shooting in London earlier this summer (13), the same time the Harry Potter star was treading the boards in play The Cripple of Inishmaan, and Hamm was blown away by how hard his young colleague worked.

He tells the Los Angeles Times, "We would wrap at 5 o'clo...
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Jon Hamm To Have Throat Surgery

September 24th, 2013 1:50pm EDT
Jon Hamm
Jon Hamm is set to undergo throat surgery.

The 'Mad Men' actor will go under the knife to remove a single polyp - a growth of abnormal tissue - his representative confirms to E! News.

The 42-year-old star was overheard talking about the procedure with his on-screen ex-wife January Jones at an Emmy Awards after party on Sunday night.

Jon - who is in a long-term relationship with his 'Friends with Kids' co-star and director Jennifer Westfeldt - reportedly became alarmed after coughing up blood recently, according to Life & Style magazine.

The 42-year-old actor is said to have sought treat...
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Jon Hamm & Amy Poehler To Host Party For Emmy Losers

September 22nd, 2013 4:00pm EDT
Jon Hamm
"Mad Men" star Jon Hamm knows what it's like to lose, so he's hosting a special party for the losers of tonight's Emmy Awards. The actor is nominated for "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series" for his portrayal of Don Draper in "Mad Men." However, he's been nominated, and lost, five times.
 
He and another former Emmy loser, Amy Poehler, decided to hold a celebration for those who don't win awards.
 
Hamm told Eonline.com, "We figured that the winners get celebrated enough so we thought it was about time that the losers get celebrated. And Poehler and I are friends from a long time ago ...
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Emmy Nominations: 'American Horror Story' Gets 17 Noms, Netflix's 'House Of Cards' Also Dominates

July 18th, 2013 10:01am EDT
House of Cards
After picking up nine nominations, Kevin Spacey's Netflix series "House Of Cards" will be a big contender at the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards. The political thriller was recognized in the Outstanding Drama Series category and picked up dramatic acting nominations for its leads, Spacey and Robin Wright. It received a total of nine nominations.

The Netflix series will be facing stiff competition from last year's big winners "Homeland" and "Breaking Bad" as well as "Mad Men", "Game of Thrones" and "Downton Abbey."

In the lead actor category, Spacey will face off against "Homeland's" Damian Lew...
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Jon Hamm jetting between India and Los Angeles to maintain relationship

May 15th, 2013 8:52pm EDT
Jon Hamm
Actor Jon Hamm is racking up the air miles as he shoots baseball movie Million Dollar Arm in India because he insists on flying back to Los Angeles whenever he can to spend time with his girlfriend, Jennifer Westfeldt.

The Mad Men star is portraying sports agent J.B. Bernstein in the new film, which chronicles the real-life story of two Indian cricketers who became baseball pitchers in America, but he is not letting location shooting in India or jet-lag get in the way of his 15-year romance with screenwriter/actress Westfeldt.

She tells Us Weekly, "We are never apart for more than two wee...
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Jon Hamm Joins 'Despicable Me' Spin-Off 'Minions'

May 1st, 2013 2:14pm EDT
Jon Hamm
Anyone with an operable pair of eyes knows that Jon Hamm is one hunky hunk-o-man meat, but does the Mad Men star still drive the ladies wild when that dapper mug of his isn't in the frame?

We'll find out soon enough!

Hamm has now signed on to star, as it were, opposite Sandra Bullock in Illumination Entertainment's Minions, a follow-up to the wildly successful animated flick Despicable Me which puts focus on those hilarious little scuttle bugs.

The Minion-centric spin-off prequel will journey back in time to a point when the energetic little monsters served another super horrible and w...
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Jon Hamm Joins Elmo On 'Sesame Street' For 'Word Of The Day'

April 16th, 2013 7:30pm EDT
Jon Hamm Joins Elmo On 'Sesame Street'
What does Jon Hamm do when he's not busy playing Don Draper on AMC's hit show "Mad Men?"

He helps out Elmo on Sesame Street with the word of the day of course. 

This Thursday, April 18th, Jon Hamm will be making a guest appearance on Sesame Street. He will appear with Elmo for a "Word of the Day" segment and help educate the kids on the definition of "sculpture."

Other recent celeb guests this season included Matt Kemp, Melissa McCarthy, Amy Ryan, Donald Glover, Kareem Abdul Jabar, Bobby Moynihan and more.

Jon Hamm is quite busy these days, he just joined the cast of the upcoming film "...
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Jon Hamm To Play Baseball Agent

April 16th, 2013 10:02am EDT
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Jon Hamm has joined the cast of an upcoming film that chronicles the real-life story of two Indian cricketers who would up becoming U.S. baseball pitchers.

The "Mad Men" star will play sports agent J.B. Bernstein, who discovered Indian sports fans Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel through a reality TV contest, "Million Dollar Arm."
 
Both men went on to play for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
 
According to Variety, Alan Arkin has also been cast in the film, which will shoot in Mumbai, India and Georgia, beginning next month.

Hamm currently stars in the sixth season of "Mad Men," which airs Sunday ni...
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Are Jon Hamm's Private Parts A Problem For 'Mad Men's' Wardrobe Department?

March 21st, 2013 5:00pm EDT
Jon Hamm in Mad Men
Apparently Jon Hamm has a problem most men would like. His private parts are so prominent, the people behind "Mad Men" have asked him to put on underwear while filming.

An AMC insider told the New York Daily News: "This season takes place in the 1960s, where the pants are very tight and leave little to the imagination. Jon's impressive anatomy is so distracting that they politely insisted on underwear."

The source added that Hamm's "privates are the inside joke" on the show, and he "knows what he's got." Well now apparently the whole world knows too!

In the past, the marketing team has a...
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2013 Golden Globe Awards Fashion: Stars Dazzle In Black, White & Red

January 14th, 2013 9:21am EST
Golden Globes 2013 Fashion
Sunday night was one of the of the biggest events in Hollywood - the 2013 Golden Globes Awards. Red, white and black were some of the more popular choices on the red carpet, with stars such as Zooey Deschanel, Jennifer Garner, Claire Danes, Marion Cotillard and Jennifer Lawrence opting for crimson gowns.

Hosts Amy Poehler and Tina Fey wore black and white, and Eva Longoria looked very leggy in a black gown with a slit up the thigh. Salma Hayek also stunned in a strapless black dress that showed off her curvy figure. Rachel Weisz wore black with a sheer polka dot skirt and her best accessor...
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The Top 10 Celebrity Twitter Feuds Of 2012

December 12th, 2012 12:07pm EST
Kim Kardashian and Jon Hamm
There have been celebrity feuds since there have been celebrities, but before the rise of social media these feuds were held through snappy comments in magazines and newspapers. Now, with the popularity of Twitter, millions can watch their favorite celebrities duke it out in real-time! These are the Top 10 Celebrity Twitter Feuds of 2012!

Jon Hamm vs Kim Kardashian

This petty feud started when Hamm told Elle in an interview, “Whether it’s Paris Hilton or Kim Kardashian or whoever, stupidity is certainly celebrated. Being a f—ing idiot is a valuable commodity in this culture because you’re...
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Multiple HBO Series, 'Mad Men,' & 'Downton Abbey' Among 2012 Emmy Nominees

July 19th, 2012 10:00am EDT
Mad Men
Early this morning Jimmy Kimmell and Kerry Washington announced the nominees for the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards. Multiple nominees include "Mad Men," "Downton Abbey" and "30 Rock."

Battling it out for the Outstanding Drama Series award will be "Mad Men," "Homeland," "Downton Abbey," "Dexter," "Breaking Bad," and "Boardwalk Empire."

Outstanding Comedy Series nods go to "30 Rock," "Girls," "Modern Family," "The Big Bang Theory," "Veep," and "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

Notable nominees include Zooey Deschanel from fledging series "New Girl," Julia Louis-Dreyfus from HBO's "Veep," Claire Danes f...
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Jon Hamm And Jennifer Westfeldt Robbed While In London

June 25th, 2012 7:35pm EDT
Jon Hamm and Jennifer Westfeldt
Actress/director Jennifer Westfeldt and her boyfriend Jon Hamm fell victim to robbers during a recent trip to London.

The couple was in the U.K. to promote dramedy Friends With Kids earlier this month when a thief swiped Westfeldt's hotel key card from her handbag and ransacked the pair's room.

A source tells Life & Style magazine, "They were dining at a restaurant and Jennifer's purse was snagged by someone. That person took the hotel key in Jennifer's purse, which had the hotel name on it, and robbed their room. They had to contact the police; it was horrible."

The stars reported the c...
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'Mad Men' Recap: 'The Other Woman,' Joan's Sacrifice And Peggy's Bombshell

May 28th, 2012 6:03pm EDT
Mad Men
Who do you think is the identity of ‘The Other Woman’? Is it Joan, who offers herself to another man for enough money to change her life? Is it Peggy, who is in some way Don’s emotional mistress? Is it Pete’s love affair with Manhattan? Or is it Jaguar, that thing of beauty that can at last be truly owned?

Joan and Jaguar’s stories are intertwined. Don and his staff (excluding Peggy, who is in charge of all other accounts) are struggling to come up with a memorable and sellable tagline. It’s decided that the luxury car should be viewed as a mistress of sorts, but should never be mentioned ...
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'Mad Men' Recap: 'Christmas Waltz,' Flirting And Back Taxes

May 21st, 2012 7:18pm EDT
'Mad Men'
Is it just me, or is ‘Christmas Waltz’ one of the weakest ‘Mad Men’ episodes all season? It’s not because of the characters featured (Harry, Joan and Lane, primarily). I think it’s because one gets the sense that this episode is moving the show along toward the season finale, but as a dramatic arc in itself, it falls flat.

Let’s look back at what happens. Lane is informed by his attorney in England that he owes a crapload of back taxes. Lane panics and resorts to desperate measures. He gets SCDP’s bank manager to extend $50,000 in credit, then tells the execs that a $50,000 surplus should ...
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'Mad Men' Recap: 'Dark Shadows' And Desperation All Around

May 14th, 2012 8:57pm EDT
January Jones
In ‘Dark Shadows,’ Betty grows jealous and irritable while trying to watch her weight, Pete fantasizes about a virtual stranger amid his failures, and Don does something almost as underhanded as Betty. You know the end of the season is approaching when characters get evermore desperate.

Let’s start with Betty. She’s faithfully attending Weight Watchers meetings and seems slimmer since the last time we saw her. It’s clearly a strain on her: She catches herself spraying whipped cream into her mouth straight out of the fridge and results to telling Sally one of Don’s secrets out of jealousy ...
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Must-See SNL Video: 100th Digital Short Starring Bieber, Timberlake & More

May 14th, 2012 8:38am EDT
The Lonely Island
Usher and host Will Ferrell were praised for their performances on "Saturday Night Live" over the weekend, but Justin Bieber, Justin Timberlake and Michael Bolton stole the show with their unexpected cameos.

The Lonely Island shows off its musical talents every week on the show, often in collaboration with a celebrity guest. Since their debut in 2005, the group has had hits with "I'm on a Boat" with T-Pain, "The Creep" with Nicki Minaj, Akon's "I Just Had Sex," Rihanna's "Shy Ronnie" and Lady Gaga's "3-Way (The Golden Rule)."

In a hilarious sketch on May 12, Lonely Island members ...
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Jon Hamm Is the Man With 'The Million Dollar Arm'

May 10th, 2012 11:14am EDT
Jon Hamm
It was probably inevitable, but our nation's ongoing economic difficulties have finally hit Hollywood. How bad is it? Well, consider this: Just eight years ago, a million dollars was able to land Hillary Swank an entire baby. Now, though, according to The Hollywood Reporter, that same million dollars will get you just a single arm.

But at least "The Million Dollar Arm" is attached to Jon Hamm.

Or, to be more precise, Jon Hamm is attached to star in "The Million Dollar Arm," a brand new sports drama from Disney.

And in the tradition of previous Disney sports hits like "The Rookie" and "Mi...
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'Mad Men' Recap: 'Lady Lazarus' And Office Angst

May 7th, 2012 8:26pm EDT
Mad Men
There’s a lot of angst at the heart of ‘Lady Lazarus.’ Megan can’t stand advertising and yearns to return to acting; Pete is apparently unhappy in his marriage and seeks another lover; and Peggy grows upset about Megan’s departure and the way she thinks Don takes it out on her.

Let’s back up. Megan is downright secretive throughout the first half of the episode. She’s clearly hiding something from everyone, but just what is unclear until Peggy catches her in a lie. Megan tells Don that she’s working late, but then tells Peggy that Don wants her home for dinner. A flustered Peggy avoids mul...
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'Mad Men' Recap: 'At The Codfish Ball' And Sally's Quick Adulthood

April 30th, 2012 9:59pm EDT
Kiernan Shipka
Sally Draper is perhaps the most mature person in many of her scenes in ‘Mad Men,’ even though she’s just a kid. There’s a lot going on behind those eyes, never more so than in ‘At the Codfish Ball.’ Sally is thrown into extremely adult situations, yet she remains composed. She appropriately calls everything she’s experienced in the city “dirty.”

The reason she’s involved in much of the episode is because Henry’s mother breaks her ankle after tripping over a cord, and Sally performs well under pressure. Betty and her husband are not mentioned, so they’re God-knows-where. Sally and her sibl...
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Five Longtime Hollywood Couples Who Aren't Married

April 28th, 2012 9:00am EDT
Bo Derek and John Corbett
The hottest couple that would have donned the top of our list of unmarried Hollywood couples surprised us all and got engaged last week- Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. While all the congratulations are in order for the couple, it sparked a question in our heads- why the wait? While not all couples feel it necessary to wed, in the case of Brangelina- considering they have 6 children, why not get married? But now that we have crossed them off our list, we focus on the other celebrity couples who have stayed together through thick and thin but haven’t put a ring on it.

John Corbett and Bo Dere...
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