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Harry Hamlin got hate mail for Don Draper snub

Harry Hamlin says he got hate mail for calling Jon Hamm's character in 'Mad Men' a bully and a drunk.
By Danielle Haynes Follow @DanielleHaynes1 Contact the Author   |   May 29, 2014 at 10:28 PM

NEW YORK, May 29 (UPI) -- Harry Hamlin said he received hate mail after his Mad Men character called Jon Hamm's Don Draper a bully.

In one scene of the AMC television drama, Hamlin's character, Jim Cutler, says to Draper, "You're just a bully and a drunk."

"Aw, man! I got so much hate mail for that," Hamlin told the Today show. "People love Don Draper. ... I told the truth -- the guy is a drunk and a bully -- but people do not like that."

Hamlin said many of the fans failed to realize he was just going by the script.

"Some people don't get that, but that's OK," he said.

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