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January Jones Covers 'W' May 2011

January Jones Covers 'W' May 2011

January Jones strikes a pose on the cover of W‘s May issue, on newsstands April 19.

Here’s what the 33-year-old Mad Men and X-Men: First Class star had to share with the fashion mag:

On the thought of getting marriage proposals at Comic-Con: “That’s perfect! Comic-Con is mostly male, and I don’t really have that audience. And, I’m really like a guy in a lot of ways. My screen saver is a picture of me with [NFL stars] Eli and Peyton Manning taken at the Kentucky Derby. The most starstruck I get is around football players.”

On moving to NYC as a model: “I was excited to be independent, but I was also naïve – I wanted to be rich and famous. I lived in an apartment near the Empire State Building. There were a billion girls in New York City who wanted to be models. After a while, I was immune to rejection, which helped when I went out to LA to become an actress.”

On her upcoming role as Emma Frost in X-Men: “As Emma Frost, I’m telepathic, and I can turn into a diamond, which means I’m very, very cold. I always wear white: lots of iridescent stretch leather, lots of sparkle, and ass-kicking white boots.”

On taking the role of Betty Draper: “There was no Betty in the pilot when I auditioned. I read for Peggy two times – it was between me and Elisabeth Moss who eventually got the part. At the end of the scene, there was a casual mention that Don was married. [Creator Matthew Weiner] went home that night and wrote two scenes that featured Betty. I auditioned a couple of days later, and he made me a verbal promise that the character would grow. I took the part on faith.”

FYI: January is wearing a Lisa Marie Fernandez swimsuit, vintage earrings, Tana Acton cuffs, and Giorgio Armani cuffs. On the subscription cover, she’s wearing a Giorgio Armani jacket and gown.

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Photos: Craig McDean/W
Posted to: January Jones, Magazine

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  • Farrell

    January Jones is amazingly gorgeous. This sensual young woman is indescribably beautiful.

  • Tulisa

    As the Hellfire Club will be in X-Men: First Class, they have to include Harry Leland, Donald Pierce, Tessa and Selene.
    As it stands, it seems that it will only be Sebastian Shaw (Kevin Bacon) and Emma Frost (January Jones) along with a bunch of nameless henchmen in the film.

  • http://J Kaz simply Amaazingg !!!!!!!!

    Normal ,look like more girls

  • Nicole Lindsay

    January Jones has an amazing figure. I just love her curves. She’s so shapely. She’s a great example to real women around the country. She proves that curves really are sexy! I’m not skinny, I’m curvy, but I think that’s the best way to be. Womanly. It’s sexy!

  • annie

    @Nicole Lindsay: What curves? The only curve is on her hair..

  • Jane

    Wow, very high fashion, and edgy, she looks amazing!

  • Mary


  • Justin Beaver

    God, you have great legs. She is simultaneously juggling a successful movie career alongside a successful television career. That is what she’s doing. Winning!

  • huh

    I have never seen or heard of her what does she play in? I tihnk she looks like any normal average American looking blonde out there.

  • http://A Sligo lambert ^______^ cute

    Will be zerooo this vapid

  • http://A Sligo lambert ^______^ cute

    Will be zerooo vapid

  • Zoe

    I want to know more about x men!

  • lindsey

    i thought it was naomi watts at first

  • blah

    she looks rough :?

  • Bobby

    Boring and homely.

  • H

    More like MAD BORING.

  • kiki

    I thought this was a seriously photoshopped Kesha at first!! Must be going blind, January is beautiful!

  • Ladyb

    I love her. And she gives great interviews. She is straight to the point and does not dance around questions like a lot of celeb do. We need more J.J. She has more of a movie star look than T.V look so please get more movie roles

  • LadeeTudor1*9

    January is great in MADMEN …she really plays the heck out the role as the 50′s housewife .. love the show.

    “LADYB” I agree with you …she does seem to be honest in her interviews. I read a while back that she talked about dating Ashton Kutcher YEARS ago and how she says he told her …she didn’t have what it takes to make it Hollywood.

    No one can you that in H-WOOD’s all luck and I like that she proved him and other naysayers wrong.

    More power to her!

    Also….she happens to be best buds with my favorite…JENNIFER CARPENTER from Dexter..also cool chick.

  • derrick

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  • homeof the D

    yes she is phenomenal.
    but in her last interviews she sounds very arrogant and agressive.

  • hilda

    Her face looks really weird in these photos.

  • jasmine

    Ah she’s stunning!

  • oy

    Her legs can’t be that long unless they put her on The Rack. She isn’t tall enough to have legs that look 5 feet long. Who does the Photoshopping?

  • January puutarha

    SUper cute :) i like it and i like puutarha in january! :)