Emma Roberts: 'I Won't Use Auntie Julia'

JULIA ROBERTS' actress niece EMMA ROBERTS wants to be as successful as her Oscar-winning aunt - but she is determined to make it on her own.

The 14-year-old has already been nominated for two Young Artist awards following her successful American TV series UNFABULOUS.

But she refuses to use Julia's name to help her.

She says, "It's really cool to be compared to her because I think she is an amazing actress, but I do want to make a name for myself and accomplish something on my own.

"To me she's just an aunt: I don't really think of her as a movie star except when I see her in magazines.

"She doesn't really give a lot of advice. She always says, 'Just be yourself, be natural, have fun and be a kid.'"

25/07/2005 05:37

Contactmusic

Tags: Julia Roberts - Emma Roberts

Advertisement

More Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts Used To Think She Was Sexier Than Halle Berry: 'I'm The Prettiest One'

As well as being one of Hollywood's most talented actresses, Julia Roberts is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful, which has been proven time after...

The Normal Heart Movie Review

It's taken nearly 30 years to bring Larry Kramer's passionate, award-winning play to the screen, but this high-calibre production is a genuine stunner. Even if...

Mark Ruffalo Speaks On The Challenges Of Starring In HBO's The Normal Heart

Last night (May 25) HBO viewers witnessed Hulk actor Mark Ruffalo take on his most challenging role to date, as a gay rights activist living...

"What's A D-k Turd?" Celebs Read Mean Tweets Is Back With Episode 7!

Get ready to rub your hands together with glee and cackle at the daily abuse celebrities have to field via Twitter. For Jimmy Kimmel's famous...

Advertisement

Julia Roberts Spotted At 'The Normal Heart' NY Premiere

'August: Osage County' star Julia Roberts looked super smart with a black blazer over her dress at the New York premiere for upcoming TV movie...

Julia Roberts Surprising The Oscars Pizza Delivery Guy On 'Ellen' Is Our Video Of The Day

Those celebrities aren't all about posing, being paid to endorse products and dodging paps: turns out some like to do a little nice thing or...

Julia Roberts: Half-Sister's Death Was "Heartbreaking"

Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts has spoken of the “heartbreaking” loss of her half-sister. Nancy Motes, 37, was discovered in a bathtub in a Los Angeles...

Julia Roberts Opens Up About The "Heartbreak" Over Half-Sister's Suicide

Julia Roberts has finally opened up about the death of her half-sister Nancy Motes.The 46 year-old actress' family was hit with the tragic news that...

Advertisement

Comments

Julia Roberts Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Julia Roberts

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All