Maybe one day, if you are very lucky, actress and noted hostess Christina Hendricks will invite you over for a party at her Los Angeles home. But, in all likelihood, she won’t (sorry, dreams). So it was up to us to ask the "Mad Men" actress how she earned such a good reputation as a hostess — so in the know, she doesn’t fear last-minute hosting duty. In fact, she embraces it.
"There are so many sides to her: She’s a working woman, a working mother. She’s had a lot of trials and has bounced back. I think she’s quite resilient. She’s a fighter and she’s a protector. I think those are qualities that women relate to. I think they want to back her up, and maybe she represents how they sometimes feel."
Hendricks has her fingers crossed for Sunday night; she's even figured out where she might put her Emmy. “Were I lucky enough [to win], it would go on the mantle and go around the house. It would journey around,” she says on her possible statuette. When asked if it would make an appearance on her always-stocked bar, she laughed. “I haven’t thought about that. Maybe I can put little cocktail olives on it or something.”