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Christina Hendricks's May Cover Story
I’ve been to a million auditions and have been rejected a million times, it’s something that I’m used to. You’re either right for it or you’re not right for it. You could leave thinking you had the best audition in the world and they say you don’t look like the person I imagined. It has nothing to do with your talent. Someone could have just broken up with a redhead the other day and not want to hire me.
On Awards Shows:
Once you’re at these things you have a good time and it’s fun, but the process of getting there sometimes is not. You’re like, “I just wanna stay home! I wanna stay home!” I had to go to work at 7 a.m. on the Monday after the Oscars so I watched it on my couch.
On The Perks Of Fame:
It took having to be an actress to finally get to be shot by all the photographers that I so desperately wanted to work with as a model—Patrick Demarchelier, Walter Chin—but they were just shooting supermodels. I’d love to be shot by Steven Meisel. And I get to wear much prettier clothes than I used to and I REALLY like that perk.
On The Paparazzi:
I’m not out doing crazy things! I’m just not that famous, to be quite honest. I get to live a very normal life. I don’t have a situation like Jennifer Aniston, where I have people camped outside my house. I can take the garbage out and walk down the street and have ramen and it’s fine.