Is 'Mad Men' star increasing boob jobs in England?
January 31st, 2011
04:47 PM ET

Is 'Mad Men' star increasing boob jobs in England?

Could it be that we can thank the hit series “Mad Men” if some British women are a bit more…robust in the chest area?

British newspaper The Telegraph reports that new statistics set to be released by the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) are expected to show that the number of women having breast augmentations increased more than 10 percent in 2010 after stalling in 2009.

The paper says a BAAPS source suggested that the increase could be tied to the ample charms of buxom actress Christina Hendricks, who stars as secretary Joan Harris on the AMC show.

The paper quotes the source as saying, "You could argue that. Christina Hendricks is gorgeous, and the hourglass figure is definitely back in fashion. Let's just say that heroin chic isn't the big thing at the moment."


soundoff (27 Responses)
  1. Rland

    Thanks, I don't want to offend JC.

    February 2, 2011 at 5:48 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Craig

    You guys picked the worst pic ever for the blog...much better pics out there that not only show off her beauty, but her rack.

    February 2, 2011 at 1:23 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Christina Cans ( @ )( @ )

    She is so HOT. And the Mad Men show is great. Im looking forward to yet another season.

    February 2, 2011 at 10:32 am | Report abuse |
  4. Scott

    British women have the largest breasts in Europe. The reason breast augmentation is on the up is probably because of women with a smaller cup size and feeling insecure around all the DDs.

    Also to the person commenting on the dental hygiene of Brits. British teeth are fine, we just don't obsess over them. Wearing braces or retainers beyond the age of 22 is too far.

    February 2, 2011 at 5:43 am | Report abuse |
  5. Superhiro

    She looks old in that picture.

    February 1, 2011 at 3:45 pm | Report abuse |
  6. DrKnife

    Christina makes me weak at the knees. She is so freaking hot it is ridiculous...

    February 1, 2011 at 3:18 pm | Report abuse |
  7. derp

    "Fake boobs are for fake women."

    And me

    February 1, 2011 at 1:26 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Superhiro

    Fake boobs are for fake women.

    February 1, 2011 at 11:37 am | Report abuse |
  9. school teachr

    my homeroom kids love this show

    February 1, 2011 at 8:57 am | Report abuse |
  10. conjunction

    already tuesday !

    February 1, 2011 at 7:51 am | Report abuse |
  11. Paul

    See Top 20 Gangster Movies on moviesfan.eu/related-top-list/99-top-20-gangsta-movies

    February 1, 2011 at 4:46 am | Report abuse |
  12. Undertaker

    Lol you can always tell the unhappy person on these things. Lets wake up today and blame all the problems of my messed up life on the white race..right britt?

    February 1, 2011 at 1:21 am | Report abuse |
  13. mad hater

    Sit, dem white girls need some booty implants. If you know what I mean. Sit.

    February 1, 2011 at 12:04 am | Report abuse |
  14. Gabe Kaplan

    I don't really like "Mad Men", but if it's encouraging bigger cans I may have to start watching it.

    January 31, 2011 at 9:58 pm | Report abuse |
  15. britt

    well all i can say is good boobs are both joyful and friendly. they spread happiness wherever they go. we should congradulate and honor girls with nice zoomers. remember that zoomers are friendly and wonderful.

    January 31, 2011 at 8:59 pm | Report abuse |
  16. Myrtlebeachmohican

    Heck,maybe 1 day we will have a black man or woman as president!

    January 31, 2011 at 8:21 pm | Report abuse |
  17. JD

    @ Britt: a black superman may come sooner than you think. Remakes are popular in Hollywood just now and Will Smith & Jay-Z have formed a new production company. Will has already redone Karate Kid and is about to begin work on the musical Annie.
    Just give those guys a little time.
    FYI: And remember the Rock in Walking Tall? This movie was based in the real (white) sheriff from McNary County Tennessee by the name of Buford Pusser. Rock made changes to the script to maintain respect for the legend and made a great film.

    January 31, 2011 at 7:55 pm | Report abuse |
    • ENicolas

      Black Jesus. When will we get an equality-based messiah? Black female Jesus. And a lesbian. When will we progress to this point? Oh, and black female lesbian muslim Jesus – it's just time!

      February 7, 2011 at 11:02 am | Report abuse |
  18. Corbijn

    They should do something to boost dental work in England. My ex-wife is from England and yes, they have some jacked-up grills.

    January 31, 2011 at 6:34 pm | Report abuse |
    • Pearl E. Whites

      I hear that when the Brits get socialized healthcare, they will be able to get all that dental work done for free. Oh, wait ....

      February 2, 2011 at 8:07 am | Report abuse |
  19. britt

    and just why wont they let a strong african american brother play superman.

    January 31, 2011 at 6:30 pm | Report abuse |
    • Breed11

      Britt what's up with all the race baiting? Serioulsy, from both black and white people, get a life.

      January 31, 2011 at 8:41 pm | Report abuse |
    • Gabe Kaplan

      Because Superman is white. Same reason white guys don't play lawn jockeys and butlers.

      January 31, 2011 at 9:57 pm | Report abuse |
    • flyonthewall

      .........britt,what exactly does this have to do with fake boobs and Mad Men?

      February 1, 2011 at 12:09 pm | Report abuse |
  20. jended

    Post hoc ergo propter hoc. Just because an increase in breast implants follows the popularity of a show with a busty lady doesn't mean that the actress inspired people to get breast enlargements. Unless the patients were polled and confirmed that was why they got surgery, I'm not sure how this conclusion was reached. Perhaps I'm taking this blog post too seriously but I'm kind of offended by logical fallacies.

    January 31, 2011 at 5:28 pm | Report abuse |
    • that guy

      Well i do not see how you find it offensive. They have every reason to believe that the show caused it. Just because you're offended isnt going to change their minds. Everyone has the right to believe what they want so just let them believe what they want.

      February 4, 2011 at 3:21 pm | Report abuse |
  21. portalpunk

    Ahhh, there may be a reason to start liking them Brits after all. portalpunk is all for boob jobs.

    January 31, 2011 at 5:10 pm | Report abuse |

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