Quote: "'Why are people so surprised that women are funny?' I would like to not be asked that. It’s so rude and so boring. It’s like, 'Oh, my God! That is such a boring question. Can you not come up with something else out of all the things we can talk about?' It’s so old and tired." Bad Neighbours star Rose Byrne reveals the question she most hates being asked during interviews.
Fact: Orange Is The New Black star Taylor Schilling celebrated her 30th birthday in New York City nightclub Catch Roof over the weekend (26-27Jul14) with Joshua Jackson, Rose Byrne and Byrne's boyfriend Bobby Cannavale. Her Tv co-stars, including Laura Prepon, Laverne Cox and Natasha Lyonne, also joined the party.
Fact: Actress Rose Byrne's photographer brother George is staging an exhibition of his Los Angeles snaps in the siblings' native Australia. Byrne's INSTANT Pictures from Los Angeles show will open at the Chasm art gallery in Chippendale, Sydney before moving on to Melbourne and New York.
Quote: "I learned that Seth is Canadian, and Canadians and Australians actually have a lot in common. We're both heavily influenced by America, we both have large, huge land masses that are uninhabitable, we both still have the Queen on all our money. We're both alcohol drinkers." Actress Rose Byrne on what she shares with her new movie husband Seth Rogen. The couple play partners in new film Neighbors.
Fact: Australian actress Rose Byrne has been given the Women in Film Face of the Future Award by luxury fashion house MaxMara. Bosses of the Italian brand praised the Australian actress for "her outstanding acting achievement" and sense of style. Previous winners include Hailee Steinfeld, Katie Holmes and Zoe Saldana.
Quote: "I walk around my neighborhood in the East Village. I take the subway everywhere. If people recognise me, they usually think I'm just someone they've met before. I'll say, 'Maybe we have - I don't know.' I'm very polite." Australian actress Rose Byrne insists on using public transport in her adopted New York City.
Fact: Boardwalk Empire star Bobby Cannavale and Australian actress Rose Byrne made their red carpet debut as a couple on Monday (03Jun13) as they stepped out for the Council of Fashion Designers of America (Cfda) Awards in New York. The pair began dating late last year (12).
Quote: "I didn't get in! I auditioned for it, though. I did do another Aussie soap called Echo Point, but it got canned after six months. It was pretty brief." Bridesmaids actress Rose Byrne didn't have a lot of luck with soap opera roles in her native Australia after being turned down for a role in Home And Away.
Quote: "My dearest and oldest and closest friend in Australia is getting married, so I'm finally getting to be a bridesmaid! I'm thrilled about it. But she's very relaxed - she's not a Bridezilla, so it'll be easy. I've never done it before, so I've been doing a lot of research so I can organise things... At least I know now how absolutely not to give a toast. I know what not to do!" Life is imitating art for Bridesmaids star Rose Byrne, who delivered a now-infamous maid of honour speech during the 2011 comedy - she's set to support her engaged best pal when she weds in Australia later this year (12).
Quote: "I've had a few water bugs, you know, those massive cockroaches. They greet me when I go into the kitchen every night, they're like looking at me. Then I freak out and go and find (the spray)." Actress Rose Byrne on the only problem with her New York City apartment.
Fact: Bridesmaids co-stars Melissa McCarthy and Rose Byrne had a boozy moment onstage at the Oscars on Sunday (26Feb12) as they presented the Best Documentary Short - they knocked back vodka miniatures when someone from the audience yelled out "Martin Scorsese". The Bridesmaids co-stars created a drinking game onstage at the Screen Actors Guild Awards earlier this year (12), suggesting those playing should knock back a shot of alcohol every time someone mentions the great director.
Quote: "I become hysterical with laughter on set - particularly when I'm tired. Working with Russell Brand was a challenge - obviously his reputation precedes him. You never know how he's going to be, and you're working with someone who's had many colourful 'incidents'." Actress Rose Byrne struggled to keep a straight face while working with Russell Brand in Get Him To The Greek.
Quote: "(It's a) nerdy website that's sort of like Facebook, but about actual books." Actress Rose Byrne likes to post book reviews on Goodreads.com.