Christina Hendricks Encouraged Her Parents To Divorce

2/3/2012 2:04pm EST

Christina Hendricks

Actress Christina Hendricks was unfazed by her parents' divorce - and even encouraged them to split.

The Mad Men star's mom Jackie and her father Robert experienced a rough patch when she was a teenager, parting ways just after she'd finished her education - and Hendricks confesses she's glad they separated.

She tells Cosmopolitan magazine, "(They split) when I graduated from high school. It didn't affect me - they hadn't been getting along for some time and I was just like, 'Just get a divorce. Save yourselves'."

However Hendricks, who wed Geoffrey Arend in 2009, insists she still has faith in successful partnerships.

She adds, "I believe very much in marriage and in working hard for it. My husband's parents are still together and I really like that. But I wouldn't have wanted my parents to stay together if they weren't happy."

Christina Hendricks

Photo Credits: PR Photos

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