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“It’s Hard”: Jon Hamm Gets Emotional When Speaking About His Breakup After 18 Years Of Love

Date February 13, 2018 11:09

Jon Hamm is best known to us as an advertising executive Don Draper. Those who have watched the AMC drama series, Mad Men, know him pretty well. However, this talented actor, director, and producer is also famous for such achievements as the sci-fi film The Day the Earth Stood Still.

Recently, he’s had a chance to play a guest role in Black Mirror. All in all, he was awarded the Golden Globe as the Best Actor in TV series, and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in Drama Series.

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But when it comes to his personal life, it’s not as bright and versatile as his successful career as an actor.

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Being single after 18 years.

Jon Hamm wasn’t married, but the 18-year relationship with the actress and screenwriter, Jennifer Westfeldt, are hard to forget. As a rule, celebrities don’t talk a lot about their splits or breakups. They tend to say everything is fine and it was a great experience. However, Jon Hamm has decided to be frank with everyone his time.

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 It’s fine. It’s hard. It’s hard to be single after being together for a long time. It’s really hard. It sucks.

He admits that being single is awful, especially when you spent 18 years with the person you loved. He doesn’t think that the reason for their breakup was the fact they weren’t married.

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Jon admitted it was once in a lifetime experience that he will never forget. It made his life different, it was a whole epoch as the series were in production from 2007 till 2015. The role of Don Draper in Mad Men transformed him both as a person and as an actor. Here’s one of his comments:

To have that kind of omnibus experience is once in a lifetime, if you’re lucky. Navigating the success, what the show became. that was the trickiest part.

And even though he is single now, we believe we will find the strength to live through everything and find his love once again.

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