Emma Roberts is of the idea that she doesn’t must reside as much as the final identify she shares together with her aunt, actress Julia Roberts, and he or she is true at dwelling making her personal approach in present enterprise.
“I never aspired to be her. I love her so much. I love her work, but I’m just doing my own thing,” the 30-year-old daughter of actor Eric Roberts and Kelly Cunningham informed Tatler journal for the publication’s March 2022 cowl characteristic.
Roberts has definitely paved her personal path within the roles she has chosen for herself — if the Ryan Murphy-created “American Horror Story” serves as a litmus.
“My favorite parts have been ones that people don’t expect — when Ryan Murphy cast me in ‘American Horror Story,’ for example,” the previous Nickelodeon star started. “People saw me as this nice, teen girl and I couldn’t get older, edgier roles at the time.”
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“He gave me that opportunity, and I’d love to do that for others,” the “Nancy Drew” actress added.
Roberts was within the Hollywood scene at a comparatively younger age. She started working at simply 9 years previous when she was solid alongside Penélope Cruz and Johnny Depp in “Blow.”
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In different interview moments, Roberts opened up about her expertise with the celebrity-obsessed paparazzi roaming the streets whereas she was anticipating her first baby.
“The way I was followed and treated when I was pregnant was disgusting,” she mentioned of the moments earlier than she welcomed a son named Rhodes with “Tron: Legacy” actor Garrett Hedlund in December 2020.
“I’d be driving to a doctor’s appointment, and they’d be following me so closely. At one point, I remember saying to them, ‘Please don’t do that. I’m eight months pregnant.’ But they don’t care. It’s not the fun, creative part of the job, for sure.”
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Roberts additionally spoke to the privilege of having the ability to accompany her aunt on the set of “Erin Brockovich” and “America’s Sweethearts.”
“I’d write the wardrobe tags and organize the makeup brushes and watch how they did their continuity books,” she defined. “I would ask questions without a filter. This industry really is ‘learn as you go.'”