Emma Roberts Speaks Out On The Pressure To Match Aunt Julia Roberts’ Career

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January 28, 2022 9:08PM EST

Emma Roberts is discussing the expectations enactment upon her to lucifer her aunt, Julia Roberts’, career, and however she was capable to yet bash her ‘own thing.’

Although she grew up successful the shadiness of aunt Julia Roberts‘ acting career, Emma Roberts has paved a way each her own. Speaking with Tatler for the outlet’s March 2022 issue, Emma shared however she’s ne'er really felt the unit to emulate her aunt’s vocation — contempt what radical whitethorn think. “I ne'er aspired to beryllium her. I emotion her truthful much, I emotion her work, but I’m conscionable doing my ain thing,” Emma, 30, told the publication.

The mother-of-one, who began her vocation with household affable movies and TV similar Nickelodeon’s Unfabulous and 2007’s Nancy Drew, noted that she was excited to instrumentality connected heavier/more superior roles arsenic she grew older.

“My favourite parts person been ones that radical don’t expect — erstwhile Ryan Murphy formed maine in American Horror Story, for example. People saw maine arsenic this nice, teen miss and I couldn’t get older, edgier roles astatine the time,” said Emma. “He gave maine that opportunity, and I’d emotion to bash that for others.”

Emma Roberts Emma Roberts astatine the ‘Vanity Fair’ Oscar Party, Feb. 2020 (Jason Merritt/Radarpics/Shutterstock).

Further successful the interview, the Scream Queens star shared however she remembered being connected acceptable for immoderate of Julia’s movies like Erin Brockovich and America’s Sweethearts when she was small and however that acquisition shaped her. “I’d constitute the wardrobe tags and signifier the constitution brushes and ticker however they did their continuity books,” she shared. “I would inquire questions without a filter. This manufacture truly is ‘learn arsenic you go,'”

Emma Roberts, Julia Roberts Emma Roberts & Julia Roberts astatine the ‘Valentine’s Day’ premiere, 2010 (Jason Merritt/Radarpics/Shutterstock).

Emma, who looked stunning successful the dispersed for the publication, is apt blessed to beryllium much focused connected her vocation these days since recently splitting from hubby of 3 years Garrett Hedlund. The lovebirds broke up a fewer weeks agone aft going done a rocky clip successful their relationship, according to aggregate sources who spoke to PEOPLE. “It’s sad, and they are trying their champion to co-parent. It’s been hard,” 1 of the insiders told the outlet. HollywoodLife has reached retired to reps for the mates for a statement