Fact: Actress Emmy Rossum took time out of her acting schedule last week (ends23Oct15) to show off her interior design skills as her pal launched her clothing store in New York. The Phantom of the Opera star turned painter and decorator for childhood friend Dorie Golkin Smith, the co-owner of Of Mercer.
Quote: "Yeah, that would be amazing...! This is the first time the Internet has been nice to anyone. This is fabulous." Actress Emmy Rossum is thrilled with fans' suggestion she should take on Julia Roberts' iconic role as prostitute Vivian in a planned stage musical adaptation of classic romantic comedy PRETTY WOMAN, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary.
Quote: "I passed on TWILIGHT 'cuz I didn't like the script." Emmy Rossum admits during a webchat on Reddit.com. that she turned down the chance to play Bella Swan in the Twilight franchise.
Quote: "I've known her since we did a movie together when we were 11... She's a new mother, she's kind, she's smart, she's not afraid to take a risk and I dig her." Actress Emmy Rossum on her friendship with Scarlett Johansson.
Quote: "She was not about being depressed about the fact she had terminal cancer - she wanted to skydive, meet Dave Matthews and smoke pot and eat Chinese food at my house, and she got to do all of those things." Actress Emmy Rossum helped a young cancer-stricken fan live out her dreams before she died.
Quote: "I once found a guy I was dating dirty-texting another woman and I completely lost my s**t. Texting is so dangerous! I won't even give guys my number, because I know me. We'll start texting and he'll start emoticon-ing and I'll start emoticon-ing, and soon we have a big mess. I'm a very flirty person in general." Actress Emmy Rossum knows her boundaries when it comes to social media.
Quote: "I was so young, I don't think I knew what marriage meant. My parents were never married, and I was teased in school and called a b**tard. So the idea of marriage as safety forever was idealised in my head, and we rushed into it." Actress Emmy Rossum on her failed two-year marriage to Justin Siegel. Their divorce was finalised in 2010.
Quote: "My character had to pee on camera for a drug test this past season. I had to pull my pants down and use this squeezy contraption that made it look like I was really doing it. But it wasn't me peeing, just for the record!" Actress Emmy Rossum on the most humiliating she has had to do on camera for her racy comedy series Shameless.
Quote: "Some people say that I'm so much prettier on Tv, and people come up to me in the airport, and they're like, 'You kind of look like Emmy Rossum, but she's really pretty'... Someone told me once to work on my upper pectoral muscles... Maybe I lost weight between the second and third seasons, and in my topless scenes in my third season, my breasts looked schlumpy. You're clearly pausing and rewinding way too many times." Emmy Rossum is often stunned by fans' comments.
Quote: "(An ex-boyfriend) sent me a care package with an autographed picture of Justin Bieber... I actually had the picture of Justin Bieber up ironically in my room for a couple (of) months. It was pretty funny. That was before he was urinating in public and saying Anne Frank would've been a 'Belieber'." Actress Emmy Rossum is no longer a fan of the Baby singer.
Quote: "I had a boyfriend who was sober and had gotten sober at 18... I met him when he was in his 20s. I tend to steer away from people who have dependency issues. That scares me because I have such a low tolerance for anything. One drink or one hit, I'm plastered." Actress Emmy Rossum doesn't like dating troubled guys battling addiction issues.
Quote: "I must not be that interesting. I don't like the club scene and most of the people I've dated haven't been actors, so I've finagled my way out of it. But it's not as if paparazzi don't park outside my house and snap my photo. They do." Actress Emmy Rossum insists she's not cursed by fame.
Quote: "I saw a body in the road and blood everywhere. This guy had been hit by a car. I called (the paramedics) and stayed with him. You see how lucky you are to just be alive. All the Hollywood bulls**t and accolades and money really doesn't matter..." Actress Emmy Rossum was reminded what's important in life after rushing to aid a man who had been hit by a car near her home.
Quote: "I'll be walking down the street saying words, practicing, and people think I'm crazy. So when I see people talking to themselves, I never know if they're schizophrenics or actors." Shameless star Emmy Rossum rehearses her lines by muttering to herself.
Quote: "When I was young, I wanted to be an astronaut. I hope one day flying to space is cheap. It will be like, 'Do you want to go to the movies or the moon?'" Actress Emmy Rossum would love to fly to the moon.
Quote: "I'm really into this app that matches your face to a celebrity. It says who you look most like. I always get Paul Walker from the Fast & the Furious. I don't know why." Phantom of the Opera star Emmy Rossum can't see her resemblance to Paul Walker.
Tweet: "United. Thanks for canceling our flight after having us sit on the runway for 4 hours. That was real holiday fun." Actress Emmy Rossum faced a nightmare journey catching a plane on Wednesday (26Dec12), the day after Christmas.
Quote: "We stayed in, cooked steaks, and watched Shameless. It was all very normal, and she is so nice." Emmy Rossum and her boyfriend Tyler Jacob Moore enjoyed a double date with Lady GaGa and her partner Taylor Kinney, thanks to the actors' friendship from starring in U.S. TV comedy Shameless.
Quote: "Everyone messes up in relationships and has peaks and valleys in their personal lives. When I realised it wasn't the end of the world and I would keep on standing, I knew it was going to be OK." Actress Emmy Rossum is philosophical about her failed marriage to music executive Justin Siegel.
Tweet: "Congrats to the wonderful Bill MACy & Felicity Huffman who are getting stars on hollywood blvd today, next to each other! how cute is that?!" Actress Emmy Rossum sends her best wishes to her Shameless co-star William H. Macy and his wife before they unveil their stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday (07Mar12).
Quote: "He's 10. He’s had a long career... He’s been on a whirlwind press tour. I mean, he does all the tricks - he does the shy thing, he does the bang-bang thing (plays dead), but that dog is exhausted. He’s a mega-megastar." Emmy Rossum is happy to hear the canine star of The Artist, Uggie, is retiring. The Jack Rusell Terrier also featured in Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon's Water for Elephants.
Quote: "I was in my trailer shaving my legs before a nude scene and she came in the trailer and I'm in, like, pasties (nipple covers) and my robe... and she was like, 'Oh that's new, shaving your legs, I've never done that before.' I was like, 'Yeah, let's do it...' We were lathering her up and she's shaving and of course when I called my mum when I got home... she said, 'You robbed her mother of that experience,' so I felt terrible." Actress Emmy Rossum on teaching teenage Shameless co-star Emma Kenney how to shave.
Quote: "I did the Times Square thing... and it was awesome, but I did it once when I was 16 in the snow, lost a shoe, got a black eye... People are shoving and pushing; after midnight the confetti comes down and it's disgusting... Girls are throwing up in the corner... This year (12) my heel got stuck in one of those New York City grates and completely tore off." Actress Emmy Rossum doesn't have an awful lot of luck when she rings in the New Year in New York's Times Square.
Quote: "I wear a little triangular situation... I call it the vag patch because it just covers that." Actress Emmy Rossum never bares all for sex scenes.
Quote: "They put a public restroom sign on my trailer door, so hundreds of people were peeing in my bathroom. Now I have to think about a good retaliation." Actress Emmy Rossum is planning a payback prank on the co-stars of her new TV drama Shameless.
Fact: Actors Maggie Gyllenhaal, Kevin Bacon, KYRA SEDGEWICK, Zach Braff and Emmy Rossum were among the stars who turned out to listen to an open discussion about climate change at The Darker Side of Green event in New York on Tuesday night (30Mar10). The debate was chaired by comedienne Sarah Silverman.
Fact: Emmy Rossum has the internet to thank for introducing her to new lover Adam Duritz. The actress went on tour with the rocker after the Counting Crows dared her to sing live via a message on Twitter.com.
Fact: Phantom Of The Opera star Emmy Rossum has ditched her good-girl image to pose for a series of revealing men's magazine shots. The actress/singer peels off for the new issue of Details magazine, appearing topless and wearing nothing but carefully-placed jewellery.
Quote: "I was in the middle of a French final and I got a text message from my agent telling me I got Mystic River and The Day After Tomorrow - on the same day!" Actress Emmy Rossum on why she quit America's prestigious Columbia University.
Fact: Mum-to-be Ashlee Simpson celebrated a Winnie the Pooh-themed baby shower on Saturday (01Nov08) with celebrity pals including sister Jessica Simpson, actress Emmy Rossum and Nicole Richie, who brought her daughter HARLOW along. Simpson's Fall Out Boy rocker husband Pete Wentz was also present at the bash, held at the Hotel Bel Air in Los Angeles.
Quote: "I don't want to bad-mouth any singers or what they stand for lyrically, but there is a lot of room in Top 40 radio for the anti-slut. I hope I speak for a lot of women in the way I write." Actress-turned-singer Emmy Rossum eyes her pop demographic.