After AMC's Mad Men bowed to critical acclaim, the hardworking Christina Hendricks seemed to become a star overnight.
Her role as sassy, sexy Joan made her a standout in a cast full of phenomenal actors. Obviously taking the role was a no brainer, right?
Not as far as her talent agency was concerned!
According to the God's Pocket star, the role was just too much of a risk for her former representatives - who FIRED her for taking it! She said: