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In this week's issue of The Hollywood Reporter, Mad Men's January Jones explains the origins of Fat Betty Francis: "I started [filming] this season of Mad Men eight months pregnant, and I finished it with a 5-month-old... I didn't want to try to hide it, I thought it would become comical and weird. And I also didn't want to have the character become pregnant because it just wouldn't make sense." Sensical or not, Fat Betty took some getting used to for Jones. Upon seeing the episode for the first time, she "went screaming into the other room." [THR]