EXCLUSIVE: Jennifer Westfeldt's 'Bonding Process' With Jon Hamm
Many people are just starting to learn Jennifer Westfeldt's name, though she has already written three feature films — Kissing Jessica Stein (2001), Ira & Abby (2006), and this year's Friends with Kids, which co-stars Westfeldt's long-term boyfriend, Jon Hamm. (Thanks to his starring role as Don Draper on AMC's Emmy-winning smash, Mad Men, Hamm you probably have heard of.)
Westfeldt, who co-wrote, directed and starred in Friends with Kids, recently opened up in our exclusive interview about juggling her personal and professional relationship with Hamm. "I think it was really bonding for us," she said. "It felt exciting to share in that sense of accomplishment. [Hamm and I] were both proud of it, and it brought us closer."
So does that mean Westfeldt and Hamm will be adding their own kids to their special friendship? Not so fast. "Many of our friends had kids within the past four or five years," she explained. "They all talk about this intense, amazing, profound love, but they also honestly say it's the hardest thing they've ever done. I wasn't ready for that part."
Watch the full interview here: