Some things are just too nasty to share. You know, your secret fantasies or the time you accidentally went on yourself. But, it seems that Mad Men’s January Jones has no qualms whatsoever about sharing her dirty little secret… and dirty it certainly is.
January Jones admitted to People magazine that she ATE HER OWN PLACENTA!!! Now, for those of you going ‘Uh, what’s a placenta?’ — the placenta is basically the nutrient sac in a pregnant female. The placenta delivers nutrients and blood to the fetus… and this b!tch ATE her placenta!!!
She told People, ‘Your placenta gets dehydrated and made into vitamins. It’s something I was very hesitant about, but we’re the only mammals who don’t ingest our own placentas.’
‘It’s not witch-crafty or anything,’ she continued.’I suggest it to all moms.’ Oh, yes. I’m sure it’ll be the new craze sweeping the nation, too. Women everywhere will be eating their placenta’s after they have babies — just like a dog!
January credits her placenta consumption as the reason why she was able to get back to work on Mad Men so quickly, and indeed, some are saying that the nutrient packed sac holds the key to a healthy life. Like Dr. David Katz, founder of the Yale Prevention Center, who said, ‘There is certainly a potential medicinal use… This is a time-honored cultural practice of eating the placenta. It is nutrient-rich and a source of hormones.’
Well, time honored tradition or not, it’s still gag worthy. But, could January Jones be onto something? Or is this Mad Men starlett nothing but a Mad Woman?