Julia Roberts Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

16th December 2016

Fact: Julia Roberts has signed on to front a new TV adaptation of author and producer Maria Semple's bestseller Today Will Be Different. The Oscar winner will play Eleanor Flood, a women who finds her life unravelling, in the series.

5th May 2016

Quote: "In my mind, she's so scary, but really she's so sweet... and really, she is very no-nonsense. She doesn't think that there has to be some incredible, painful struggle to accomplish your goals. I thought she was crazy to be helming me and George (Clooney) - it's like trying to keep puppies in a box." Julia Roberts and her fun-loving pal George Clooney had to reign themselves in a little while starring in new movie Money Monster, which was directed by former child star Jodie Foster.

12th November 2015

Quote: "It helped in a couple of ways because first of all, I try to impress him (husband Danny Moder) so much that really, as much as I try to impress the director, I'm like (more interested in impressing Moder)... he's my person! Part of it (the enjoyment) is we would spend the whole day together, by the time we get home, we're not talking about work, it's just all about the kids, which was amazing." Actress Julia Roberts was desperate to impress her husband, cinematographer Danny Moder, while they were shooting new thriller Secret in Their Eyes.

11th November 2015

Quote: "I applaud her. She's a young, fabulous, talented whippersnapper and I love that she's stirring things up. I mean, she just - she's so energetic and seems to speak her mind, and I think it's great. I think it's great to kind of shake things up. I think it's great to go, 'Excuse me. Over here. I know something now and I'm frustrated by it and why is this?'" Julia Roberts is a big fan of Jennifer Lawrence, the feminist. The young actress stirred up the Hollywood gender pay disparity argument recently by posting an essay on the subject on Lena Dunham's Lenny blog after learning she had been paid far less than her male co-stars in American Hustle.

10th November 2015

Quote: "I had a very nice morning with my family and went out to breakfast with my husband and all my girlfriends came over and we played mahjong all day." Julia Roberts on how she celebrated turning 48 on 28 October (15).

9th November 2015

Quote: "I can't even get through the commercials. I am the most fitful scaredy cat. When the first American Horror Story came out, remember the first poster? I said to him, 'OK, I curse you. I stop at a traffic light and I have to look at that thing on billboards. It gives me the willies. What is that? What is going on? What have you done?' Ryan was like, 'Oh, lady, you won't even get through the commercials!...' I try to support my Emma, but I don't like it." Julia Roberts can't bear to watch her pal Ryan Murphy's American Horror Story drama series, even though her niece Emma Roberts has been one of the project's regulars.

16th October 2015

Fact: Julia Roberts has teamed up with pal George Clooney's production partner Grant Heslov to shoot a new underwear ad. The Pretty Woman star will feature in Italian company Calzedonia's latest TV commercial, which will debut on Sunday (18Oct15). Argo producer Heslov directed the spot. Roberts also appeared in an ad for the firm in 2014.

15th October 2015

Fact: Julia Roberts' hit 1997 romantic comedy My Best Friend's Wedding is heading to TV as a new series. Bosses at America's ABC network are developing the show as a sequel to the movie, which focused on two old friends who realise they have deep feelings for one another when one becomes engaged. The film also starred Dermot Mulroney, Cameron Diaz and Rupert Everett. Rain Man screenwriter Ron Bass, who penned the original script, will co-write the pilot and serve as the series' co-executive producer. Casting details have yet to be announced.

19th September 2015

Quote: "I am a genuinely and deeply happy person, which, as life goes on, you realise what great fortune that is - to feel like you just have the natural chemistry of joy." Julia Roberts on the appeal of her famous smile.

15th September 2015

Quote: "I loved the original movie... the Argentinean version, and I thought it was a beautiful intense movie and I wanted to work with Chiwetel (Ejiofor) and Nicole (Kidman), who I've been friends with for a long time, and so we'll see what happens." Julia Roberts on signing on for the remake of Oscar-winning movie The Secret in Their Eyes.

1st July 2015

Fact: Julia Roberts is re-teaming with her Pretty Woman and Runaway Bride director Garry Marshall for his latest holiday film, Mother's Day. Jennifer Aniston and Kate Hudson are also in talks to join the cast of what will be Marshall's follow-up to movies New Year's Eve and Valentine's Day, which also featured Roberts.

14th May 2015

Quote: "We went out to dinner... George doesn't need my approval, but I'm quite enamoured with her." Julia Roberts is a big fan of pal George Clooney's new wife Amal.

14th May 2015

Fact: Hollywood superstar Julia Roberts shared one last kiss with veteran U.S. talk show host DAVID LETTERMAN on Wednesday (13May15) as she made her final appearance on his The Late Show. The Pretty Woman actress has made a habit of planting a kiss on the TV presenter's lips during each of her 26 visits to the programme in the past 33 years, and her last interview was no different. After the lip lock, Roberts told her friend, "I just wanna say, David Letterman, I love you and I thank you for all of the joy and laughs and the intelligence you have brought to us for 33 years (as host of The Late Show)", to which a flattered Letterman replied, "I love you, thank you."

10th April 2015

Fact: Hollywood superstar Julia Roberts is selling off her huge Hawaiian holiday home for around $30 million (£18.8 million). The seven-bedroom property boasts a massive garden and beachside location.

18th March 2015

Fact: PRETTY WOMAN stars Julia Roberts and Richard Gere have reunited with director Garry Marshall to reminisce about the classic romantic comedy, 25 years after its release. The trio was joined by fellow castmembers Laura San Giacomo and Hector Elizondo for the recent get-together, which was taped for an upcoming episode of U.S. breakfast show Today. The anniversary special will air next Tuesday (24Mar15).

27th October 2014

Quote: "By Hollywood standards, I guess I've already taken a big risk in not having had a facelift, but I've told Lancome that I want to be an ageing model - so they have to keep me for at least five more years, until I'm over 50." Actress Julia Roberts, who is the face of beauty brand Lancome, has refused to undergo cosmetic surgery.

21st October 2014

Quote: "Oh yes, we've spoken many times since he's gone from a bridegroom to a husband... (and) the only advice that I had (for him) was to find your person - and he's found his person." Julia Roberts on the advice she gave pal George Clooney before he tied the knot with new wife Amal in Italy last month (Sep14).

10th October 2014

Quote: "I do occasionally bump into her. But I don't call her anymore. Not since the restraining order." Hugh Grant jokes about his friendship with Notting Hill co-star Julia Roberts.

11th August 2014

Quote: "I just try to not take it so seriously. And it can be stressful on the red carpet. So it doesn't matter how much you dress up or bejewel yourself, you've still got to feel like you." Julia Roberts insists on comfort on the red carpet.

10th August 2014

Quote: "I think I've always sort of been on the more boyish spectrum of girls. For example, I've never been chosen as 'one of the top-five hottest actresses in a bikini.' And honestly, it's a godsend." Pretty Woman star Julia Roberts insists she has no problem missing out on sexy magazine titles.

1st August 2014

Fact: Julia Roberts wowed U.S. Tv presenter Matt Lauer during an appearance on the Today show on Friday (01Aug14) when she recited her lines from films like Notting Hill and Pretty Woman. As Lauer recalled his favourite film moments, she impressed with her memory skills by recalling what her characters said in the scenes.

14th May 2014

Quote: "It's never not nerve-wracking for me. I got a few grey hairs on this one. Hospital lighting isn't always the most flattering, but he was like, 'Babe, don't worry!'" Julia Roberts on working with her cinematographer husband Danny Moder on the set of their new film The Normal Heart.

8th May 2014

Quote: "This is heartbreaking, challenging material, and I don't know if I would want to go out and pay $20 and sit in a theatre with a bunch of strangers and start opening that time box. To be able sit in the comfort of your own home, I think people will have a more honest experience with it." Julia Roberts is glad The Normal Heart, her tough-to-watch new drama about the early days of the Aids outbreak, will not be hitting cinemas. The film will hit cable network HBO later this month (May14).

8th May 2014

Quote: "I have a few (tattoos)... all of my children's names and my husband's initials. And he has mine (on him). Actually, we were brave - or idiotic - because it was before we got married." Oscar winner Julia Roberts on her secret tattoos of her three kids with husband Danny Moder.

7th May 2014

Quote: "I think it is sublime. She is beautiful and smart and and he is happy - that's what matters to me." Julia Roberts is thrilled by pal George Clooney's engagement news - the movie star proposed to London-based lawyer Amal Alamuddin last month (Apr14).

7th May 2014

Quote: "No. No one said anything to me about acting because they hoped it would just be a phase. But I kept doing it!" Actress Emma Roberts on whether her Oscar-winning aunt Julia Roberts gave her any advice before getting into the business.

6th May 2014

Quote: "One I know for certain was auctioned off for charity and I think a Japanese corporation bought it and put it in either lobby." Julia Roberts on what became of the hooker outfits she wore in Pretty Woman.

13th March 2014

Fact: Studio executives at Columbia Pictures have teamed up with bosses at China's New Classics Media to develop a Chinese language remake of Julia Roberts' hit romantic comedy My Best Friend's Wedding. The original film was one of the biggest movies of 1997, earning a worldwide box office gross total of nearly $300 million (£181 million).

12th March 2014

Fact: Julia Roberts, Cate Blanchett and Sandra Bullock's go-to fashion guru Elizabeth Stewart has topped The Hollywood Reporter's new list of Power Stylists. Stewart beat out Petra Flannery, who counts Amy Adams, Claire Danes, Emma Stone and Zoe Saldana among her clients.

3rd March 2014

Fact: Oscars host ELLEN DeGeneres ordered three large pizzas to feed the hungry celebrity guests during Sunday's (02Mar14) three-hour ceremony and proceeded to hand out slices to the likes of Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jared Leto, Angelina Jolie, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts and Martin Scorsese with the help of the star-struck delivery man and Brad Pitt, who passed out paper plates and napkins at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

16th January 2014

Quote: "This was certainly a once in a lifetime experience and the recognition from it is an absolutely thrilling bonus. I simply could not be more excited right now." Julia Roberts on her Best Supporting Actress Oscar nod for her role in August: Osage County.

20th December 2013

Quote: "I believe in marriage for everybody. It should be as difficult to get married as it is to get a driver's licence. Fewer people would get married!" Julia Roberts on supporting marriage equality.

20th December 2013

Quote: "I love Project Runway because I love to sew... as a film actor, I'm only inviting people to pay attention to my characters. But if you're a reality star, by virtue you are asking and inviting people to pay attention to you. It's great because they take that attention away from me." Julia Roberts confesses she can't help but watch reality Tv.

19th December 2013

Fact: Comedienne Ellen Degeneres held a holiday craft session on her show Wednesday (18Dec13), when lifestyle guru Martha Stewart gave a lesson on how to make holiday decorations out of wood. They were joined by Julia Louis-Dreyfus and guest co-host Julia Roberts, who both had trouble using power tools to create the Christmas-themed pieces.

19th December 2013

Quote: "I just threw her right down. Jumped right on top of her. I was worried I would hurt her but then once she was actually on the ground and I was jumping over the table, there was no clear thought in my head about being careful. It was just... it was just on. She is feisty." Julia Roberts went deep into character during her fight scene with legendary actress Meryl Streep in their new film, August: Osage County.

18th December 2013

Quote: "We worked our a**es off. I don't know how the actors did it eight times a week on stage without ending up in rehab. I've never worked so hard in my life - and I've given birth." Actress Julia Roberts found filming new drama August: Osage County, about a dysfunctional family, emotionally exhausting.

15th December 2013

Fact: Julia Roberts left The Late Show With David Letterman on Thursday (12Dec13) with armfuls of flowers after accusing the host of forgetting her birthday. The Pretty Woman star told the U.S. show's studio audience that Letterman had sent her a bouquet of roses on her birthday every year for 15 years, adding "until this year". Letterman asked for bouquet after bouquet to be brought out and handed to his guest as she sat giggling.

26th November 2013

Quote: "It was the first time I made a movie and not had them there every day. Horrible. Actually kind of horrible. You're just super attached to those four people." Julia Roberts had an extremely difficult time leaving her husband Danny Moder and their three kids at home while she filmed her upcoming movie, August: Osage County in Oklahoma.

26th November 2013

Quote: "We were filming in Morocco, and they had built this refugee camp at the top of the Atlas Mountains, and this storm came and blew the camp away and destroyed the roads, and I had two very small children to get back to in Marrakech. It was bananas." Julia Roberts recalls her most frightening moment on a movie set, while she was shooting Charlie Wilson's War.

25th November 2013

Fact: Julia Roberts and Dermot Mulroney interviewed each other while promoting their new movie August: Osage County for U.S. news show Access Hollywood. The pair has been friends since teaming up for 1997's My Best Friend's Wedding.

11th November 2013

Quote: "It's kind of like cotton candy. It looks so appealing and you just can't resist getting in there, and then you just end up with sticky fingers and it lasted an instant." Julia Roberts on why she avoids using social media sites like Twitter or Facebook to connect with her fans.

25th September 2013

Fact: Julia Roberts is set to be honoured with the Hollywood Supporting Actress Award at the upcoming Hollywood Film Awards in recognition of the Oscar buzz she's receiving for her role in the drama August: Osage County. She will pick up the prize during a ceremony at the Beverly Hilton in California on 21 October (13), according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Pretty Woman star will follow in the footsteps of previous recipients Susan Sarandon, Sandra Bullock and Julianne Moore.

23rd September 2013

Fact: Actress Julia Roberts' ex-husband Lyle Lovett is set to add fashion designer to his list of talents - the singer/songwriter has created a line of Western-wear with custom shirtmaker David Hamilton after years of asking the stylist to rework shirts especially for him.

12th September 2012

Fact: Ewan McGregor has signed on to play Julia Roberts' husband and Meryl Streep's son-in-law in the movie adaptation of Tracy Letts' hit play August: Osage County. Fellow Brit Benedict Cumberbatch is also in talks to join the cast, while George Clooney will produce the much-anticipated project.

16th August 2012

Quote: "A few months ago Bizzie (Gold, fitness trainer) suggested that I take gluten out of my diet. And since I'm the chief cook in my house, I changed my whole kitchen to gluten-free. I've definitely seen results. It kind of took that winter layer off." Actress Julia Roberts stays fit by cutting gluten out of her diet.

20th April 2012

Fact: Julia Roberts and her lookalike niece made a rare red carpet appearance together on Wednesday night (18Apr12) at the Los Angeles premiere of new movie Jesus Henry Christ. Julia and her sister Lisa - Emma's other aunt - are producers of the film. It was an extra special night for the Roberts clan - Emma's dad Eric was celebrating his 56th birthday.

29th March 2012

Quote: "I saw a movie last night where Woody Harrelson sucked a girl's toe like he hadn't eaten in a week... It was called Rampart and there's a full toe suck. (Husband) Danny (Moder) had gone out to get some water and I said, 'You have got to get back in here and see what is going on'." Julia Roberts is impressed by Harrelson's new movie.

28th March 2012

Quote: "The only bone I've ever broken was a collarbone I broke in a hurdling race." Julia Roberts on a past school running injury.

28th March 2012

Quote: "My dream job is to be a home ec (economics) teacher. That would really be the answer to all my domestic artist prayers... (I'd teach) sewing, cooking... I took home ec in high school... It was amazing and they don't have it anymore." Julia Roberts on her dream teaching job.

28th March 2012

Quote: "They had a tent on the stage for me because I couldn't get through doorways and it took about five women... There's no going to bathroom once you're in there. They would just push a stool under me and I would just kind of sit." Julia Roberts found going to the toilet in costume on the set of Snow White movie Mirror Mirror a real challenge.

7th March 2012

Quote: "I feel like if I need to be s**t on to make a scene work, I'm willing to do that. There were some creepy stuff put on me." Julia Roberts on the extremes her desperate Evil Queen character goes to to stay young in new Snow White fable Mirror Mirror. The nasty royal has excrement smeared on her face and bugs placed in her ears and on her stomach.

7th March 2012

Quote: "I'm cooking, I'm cleaning or I'm making out with my husband." Julia Roberts on life at home with husband Danny Moder.

29th February 2012

Quote: "It's like childbirth: you don't know until you've done it, but you get a little bit away from it and you go, 'Of course, I want to do that again.' You get sucked back into doing theater, because it's really thrilling, and it does challenge you as an actor in really unique ways. You know, I love the medium of film; I love that environment, but it's just different." [Julia Roberts] is keen to return to the New York stage, six years after making her Broadway debut in a 2006 production of Three Days of Rain.

29th February 2012

Quote: "There's the express elevator and there's rehab. It's so awful; nobody gets a fair trial-and-error period that everybody deserves and everybody needs." Julia Roberts worries for Hollywood's young stars.

14th February 2012

Quote: "I have learned not to get ready at home. They hang out where I get ready and then they go, 'Don't leave!' It is tough. I hate leaving them. So now I have to not get ready at all when they are around. Even a little extra Chapstick and my kids are suspicious, 'What is going on? Where are you going?'" Julia Roberts gets ready to leave the house in secret to keep her kids from crying.

14th October 2011

Quote: "Phinn told me I should be Erykah Badu... Why the hell not? Get yourself a nice turban." Julia Roberts' son wants the star to dress up as the soul singer for Halloween.

10th October 2011

Quote: "He scares me to death. He's haunting. But he's awesome... He's a sweet guy and a great actor... I love him for taking on a part like this because people are gonna hate him." Julia Roberts on Fireflies in the Garden co-star Willem Dafoe.

28th September 2011

Quote: "She invited him home but Bez actually got on more with Evil, her bodyguard. Bez was just... Evil was just so cool. He didn't know who Julia Roberts was." Happy Mondays star Shaun Ryder reveals his bandmate Bez unwittingly snubbed the Hollywood actress in the early days of her career.

16th September 2011

Quote: "There's a scene where she pulls my hair and she pulled it so hard that some of it came out, but we kept rolling... It's my first hair pull - and it's Julia." Lily Collins on playing opposite a mean Julia Roberts in Snow White.

1st July 2011

Fact: Actor Tom Hanks surprised Larry Crowne co-star Julia Roberts by walking onto the set of her interview with U.S. late night TV host David Letterman on Thursday (30Jun11). Hanks, who appeared on the programme a day prior, showed up unannounced, greeted Roberts with a kiss and sat down with her to play a trivia game.

30th June 2011

Quote: "She's a nut, she's an absolute kook. She's a dreamboat. She smells, 'Mmm', fantastic." Tom Hanks on pal Julia Roberts.

30th June 2011

Quote: "I mean, who doesn't have a crush on her, right? When she flashes those pearls (pearly whites), you buckle a little! It's like the sun rises when she walks into a room and sets when she leaves." Actor Wilmer Valderrama on his Larry Crowne co-star Julia Roberts.

29th June 2011

Quote: "I brushed my teeth twice before we went at it. It really wasn't that romantic because it was the first thing we shot that day, so there we were mashing at 8am. Because he was the director, at the end of the scene while our lips were pressed together, he said out of the corner of his mouth, 'OK, cut!'" Julia Roberts on sharing a kissing scene with Tom Hanks in his movie Larry Crowne.

31st May 2011

Quote: "I did actually start taking sewing classes recently. I can wear what I've sewn, if I'm not in a strong wind. And I'm taking piano lessons with my kids." Actress Julia Roberts is learning some new skills in her spare time.

9th May 2011

Fact: Hollywood superstar Julia Roberts swears by exercise guru Kathy Kaehler's step workout and has stuck to the simple regime since starring in 1993's The Pelican Brief.

6th May 2011

Fact: Actor/director Tom Hanks used real photos of his children and his nieces and nephews in an office scene in his new movie Larry Crowne, which also stars his wife Rita Wilson and close pal Julia Roberts.

6th May 2011

Quote: "I didn't have to show her office anything (beforehand) and she answered all of my questions... She was amazing." Julia Roberts on interviewing U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for her Extraordinary Moms Tv special, which will air on America's Oprah Winfrey Network on Saturday (07May11).

6th May 2011

Quote: "I try to have a steadfast rule that I run a kitchen, not a diner. So, I just make one meal." Julia Roberts is strict when she's cooking for her kids.

4th May 2011

Fact: Julia Roberts' Mother's Day TV special, Extraordinary Mums, will debut on pal Oprah Winfrey's Own network on Saturday (07May11). The actress has interviewed Rosie O'Donnell and Hillary Clinton for the programme.

25th April 2011

Quote: "They think that I'm a good cook. They actually told me that I should open a restaurant." Julia Roberts' children love her cooking.

11th April 2011

Fact: Heidi Klum and Julia Roberts are setting new trends with the names of their sons. According to TheDailyBeast.com, Henry is Hollywood's most popular boy's name in 2011.

23rd February 2011

Fact: Julia Roberts' niece EMMA and James Franco's brother DAVE have teamed up to play lovers in THE CULTS' new video for Go Outside.

2nd February 2011

Fact: Julia Roberts has been named the recipient of the American Society of Cinematographers 2011 Board of Governors Award. The movie star will be honoured during the 25th Annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards gala on 13 February (11).

10th November 2010

Fact: Julia Roberts is working on a TV special about the world's most extraordinary mums for pal Oprah Winfrey's new OWN network.

9th November 2010

Fact: Actress Julia Roberts and singer Fergie led the trophies list at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards in New York on Monday night (08Nov10). Cher landed the coveted Lifetime Achievement title, while fashion designer Donatella Versace won an award for her philanthropy, which was presented to her by Janet Jackson and Hilary Swank.

2nd November 2010

Fact: Fergie and Julia Roberts have been named among Glamour magazine's Women of the Year. Pop superstar Cher has been selected as the recipient of the publication's lifetime achievement award.

22nd October 2010

Quote: “It is 97 per cent genetics. Don’t let anybody tell you any c**p about anything else because that’s what it is: 97 per cent genetics and three per cent just getting your a** moving. I should know because I’ve never met a cookie I didn’t like." Julia Roberts is tired of her fellow celebrities insisting their good looks are down to exercises and healthy living.

21st October 2010

Fact: Julia Roberts has expanded her real-estate portfolio. The Pretty Woman star, who has homes in California, New Mexico and New York, has purchased a penthouse in Manhattan's midtown district for almost $3.9 million (£2.6 million), reports the New York Post. Roberts already has a home in the city's posh Gramercy Park area.

24th September 2010

Quote: "I met so many wonderful people during my travels while filming. I've stayed in touch with lots of them and have made some friends for life through this film." Julia Roberts forged firm friendships while shooting EAT PRAY LOVE around the world.

10th September 2010

Quote: "I've become calmer and more patient. I am happy to be in my 40s. I feel liberated on a lot of levels and much less stressed. Getting older is nice." Pretty Woman star Julia Roberts is still having fun at 42.

8th September 2010

Quote: "When they did the Eat, Pray, Love trailer, I was like, 'Okay, so that means Julia Roberts and I are like friends, right? Isn't that what that means?' To me the movie world seems like a whole fantasy world. It's exciting!" Florence Welch hasn't quite got to grips with her song DOG DAYS ARE OVER appearing in JULIA ROBERTS' latest movie.

7th September 2010

Quote: "Perhaps she likes the natural look, or maybe she gets it waxed and you have to let it grow? I couldn't have hairy armpits because it's annoying and it doesn't look very nice. It's not something I'd consider." British singer-turned-TV-star Kerry Katona is not a fan of Julia Roberts' famously hirsute underarms.

20th August 2010

Fact: Cameron Diaz and Julia Roberts are top computer security threats, according to a new study. Researchers at security software maker MCAfee Inc. claim searching for details about the two stars online could lure browsers to malicious websites, and in turn infect your computer. They are the stars cyber criminals recognise as being the most perfect lures to suckers, according to the study.

19th August 2010

Quote: "I love that there's a magazine called This Film Is Great - that's a magazine you want to be in." Julia Roberts is thrilled to discover the flattering name of a Japanese movie magazine.

18th August 2010

Quote: "I've realised something my mother told me 22 years ago. 'You're an actor, act. Don't talk about politics or religion.'" Julia Roberts refuses to wade into topical debates.

16th August 2010

Quote: "If you want a child to eat kale, make them grow it. They'll be so proud that they'll come back for more." Julia Roberts makes sure her children are green-fingered.

12th August 2010

Quote: "I just take comfort that if I'm this old it means Richard Gere is a whole lot older." Julia Roberts can't believe it's been 20 years since the 1990 release of her breakthrough movie, Pretty Woman.

12th August 2010

Quote: "I'm a pretty strict mum when it comes to sweets. Even though I have such a sweet tooth myself. You want sweets, ice cream and cake to be a great treat and a celebration. Something that's not everyday. I think this makes them appreciate it when they do have it." Julia Roberts only allows her three kids to have sweet treats on special occasions.

11th August 2010

Quote: "Her marvellous smile. She would smile and I would just be taken back!" Actor TJ POWER was immediately won over by his EAT PRAY LOVE co-star Julia Roberts.

10th August 2010

Quote: "I don't know that I'd do a full-on nude scene, ever. I've never had a full-on sex scene... but we'll see." Julia Roberts' 19-year-old actress niece Emma Roberts contemplates baring all on the big screen.

9th August 2010

Quote: "I've actually never thought of myself as an ambitious person, isn't that funny? The way I think of ambition - there is a certain aggressive intention. I've always had more of a lofty sense of destiny I think." Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts.

31st July 2010

Quote: "I think she's an amazing actress, has done amazing work. Julia has this thing of making you feel safe and secure, helping you to be the best of yourself in your performance." Oscar-winning actor Javier Bardem has high praise for his EAT PRAY LOVE co-star Julia Roberts.

29th July 2010

Quote: "When we were in Naples, we started shooting at 8 in the morning, and I think by 8.45 I'd eaten eight or 10 pieces of pizza. Pizza was what I ate all day. By the time we left Rome, I was seven to 10 pounds heavier. I could've used a bigger pair of jeans when I went off to India!" Julia Roberts indulged her love of Italian food while filming new movie EAT PRAY LOVE.

28th July 2010

Fact: Julia Roberts' Best Actress Academy Award for her 2001 role in Erin Brockovich is on show at her sister's apartment.

19th July 2010

Fact: There's a box office battle brewing in the Roberts household - Pretty Woman star Julia Roberts' new movie, Eat, Pray, Love, hits U.S. cinemas a week after brother Eric Roberts' new blockbuster The Expendables. Experts predict brother Eric's all-star action film will debut at the top of the box office and so his sister will have to topple him if she is to retain her crown as the queen of Hollywood. And, to add to the family drama, Julia's film is released on her mother's birthday!

14th July 2010

Quote: "I adore her! She's an amazing actress, one of my favourites. And she's also really one hell of a girl! We have never worked together, sadly, but there's still time." Julia Roberts would love to star alongside Kate Winslet.

2nd July 2010

Fact: Julia Roberts' brother ERIC is to play a ruthless attorney on U.S. daytime soap The Young & The Restless.

25th May 2010

Quote: "No one calls me for sex in a movie... I don't wanna have sex, I don't wanna, like, even pretend all that stuff; it makes me feel like I'm 12." Julia Roberts has no ambition to become a sex symbol.

25th May 2010

Fact: Julia Roberts' new film, EAT PRAY LOVE, will hit U.S. cinemas on her mother's birthday (13Aug10).

25th May 2010

Quote: "They call me an ambassadress. I refer to myself at home now as a supermodel." Julia Roberts has fun with her new title as the face of cosmetics firm Lancome.

24th May 2010

Quote: "I made some big pillows for the kids and some really simple pants for (husband) Danny (Moder)." Julia Roberts on her sewing skills.

22nd May 2010

Quote: "I sort of worship my husband. He really takes my breath away." Julia Roberts is still smitten with husband Danny Moder.

17th February 2010

Quote: "We laughed about a lot of things - particularly how old we’ve all gotten in 20 years." Julia Roberts on reuniting with her Pretty Woman co-star Hector Elizondo on the set of VALENTINE'S DAY.

11th February 2010

Quote: "I try to do a light translation for anyone on the set who's like, 'What? What did he just say?' Because he has a tendency to say a lot of those things (directions) and then say, 'Action!' as he runs away. And people are like, 'What are we supposed to do?'" Julia Roberts served as Garry Marshall's interpreter on the set of VALENTINE'S DAY.

1st February 2010

Quote: "Mark my word, nine-and-a-half months after this movie comes out... there will be lots of cute little boys named Bradley (being born)." Julia Roberts insists her new movie Valentine's Day, and co-star Bradley Cooper, will be big hits for romantic couples.

22nd January 2010

Quote: "It was a little bit daunting, dragging three little kids around the world, but well worth it... it was really like the acting Olympics. It's been a long time since I've had a full-time acting job." Julia Roberts on filming around the world with five-year-old twins HAZEL and PHINNAEUS, and two-year-old son HENRY for upcoming drama EAT, PRAY, LOVE.

18th January 2010

Quote: "I will take whatever Julia doesn't want." Golden Globe Best Actress winner Sandra Bullock on learning that Julia Roberts passed on both The Proposal and The Blind Side.

18th January 2010

Quote: "If you want attention, sit next to Paul McCartney - I've never had so many texts in my life." Julia Roberts on sitting close to the former Beatle.

6th January 2010

Fact: Sandra Bullock's sports movie THE BLIND SIDE has become the first film with a female lead to surpass the $200 million (£125 million) mark at the U.S. box office. Ticket sales for the comedy/drama have now reached over $208.5 million (£130 million), crushing the $125 million (£78 million) record set by Julia Roberts' Oscar-winning 2000 picture Erin Brockovich.

23rd December 2009

Fact: Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts and Mickey Rourke will join Robert De Niro and Leonardo Dicaprio as guest presenters at the 2010 Golden Globe Awards next month (Jan10). The ceremony will take place in Los Angeles on 17 January (10).

20th November 2009

Fact: Miley Cyrus caused a stir at her 17th birthday celebrations on Wednesday night (18Oct09) - by dressing up as Julia Roberts' prostitute character in Pretty Woman.

30th October 2009

Quote: "Julia Roberts once sneaked into my room and cellophaned my toilet." Hollywood prankster George Clooney admits he was once caught out by his sneaky OCEAN'S ELEVEN co-star.

30th October 2009

Fact: Hollywood stars Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Julia Stiles are among the actors who have signed up to take part in a charity Celebrity Charades. The event, set for 7 December (09), will raise funds for New York's LAByrinth Theater Company.

4th October 2009

Quote: "Watching Notting Hill again... A lot of my life I feel like Anna Scott." Pop princess MILEY CYRUS Tweets on the pressures of fame, identifying with Julia Roberts' character in the 1999 comedy.

21st July 2009

Quote: "He's nice and tall, which means I never have a double chin. When I'm on screen with him, I'm always looking up, like a swan." Julia Roberts on the advantages of filming with her CLOSER co-star Clive Owen.

9th June 2009

Quote: "I passed gas on stage when I was doing a play called Three Days of Rain with Julia Roberts. No one knew but I think I went red." Actor Bradley Cooper on his most embarrassing moment.

7th June 2009

Quote: "I'm tall and smart. If you're aggressive and energetic it can be intimidating for people who aren't very smart themselves." Julia Roberts fears people may resent her intelligence and good looks.

29th May 2009

Quote: "I'm as good as Meg Ryan and Julia Roberts, but Hollywood people are scared of me and think I'm uncontrollable." Former supermodel Janice Dickinson is a frustrated actress.

19th May 2009

Quote: "I was kind of panicking about it. You have a baby and you just want to stay home in your elasticated waist pants!" Actress Julia Roberts felt uncomfortable stripping off for new movie DUPLICITY.

18th May 2009

Quote: "I cant even imagine what it would be like if someone called me up and said, 'There are nude pictures of you everywhere in the papers today.' I think Id s**t myself!" Julia Roberts dreads photographers snapping her naked.

5th May 2009

Fact: Actress Julia Roberts has a permanent tribute to her three children with husband DANNY MODER inked on her lower back. The 41-year-old mum has a tattoo with the names of her twins HAZEL and PHINNAEUS, four, and HENRY, two, inscribed with a butterfly design just above her derriere.

8th April 2009

Quote: "I am often aware of how much harder it is for young women in Hollywood today. I am so relieved and feel so privileged that I am beyond that." Julia Roberts is glad there was less media intrusion when she first made it big in the movie industry.

18th March 2009

Quote: "The spotlight on her is unlike anything I've seen. You shoot in the streets of New York with Julia Roberts, it's like a circus. People go crazy. But she deals with it impeccably." Clive Owen was in awe of the attention garnered by his DUPLICITY co-star.

10th March 2009

Quote: "We drove through Mystic, Connecticut and we stopped and took pictures outside the pizza parlour." Julia Roberts reveals she and husband DANNY MODER have revisited the inspiration for her 1988 movie MYSTIC PIZZA.

9th March 2009

Quote: "I would like to get back with Denzel... Something ferocious." Julia Roberts is keen to team up with pal Denzel Washington on the big screen again.

8th March 2009

Quote: "I have such the White House crush happening right now for all four of the Obamas! She (Michelle Obama) seems to be a person who is really authentic and shows who she really is." Julia Roberts is a big fan of America's first family.

8th March 2009

Quote: "Seven years married. It's my dream come to life... He's my greatest support and my best friend." Julia Roberts on husband DANNY MODER.

7th March 2009

Quote: "My teeth are lot more crooked than people think." Julia Roberts reveals her smile isn't as perfect as people think it is.

28th February 2009

Quote: "There are some days when, as soon as you've finished cooking breakfast and cleaning the kitchen, it's time to start lunch and by the time you've done that you're doing dinner and thinking there has to be a menu we can order from. Some days it's super fun and some days it's a chore." Julia Roberts on life as a housewife.

27th February 2009

Quote: "We're best friends and we support each other in every way. You have a connection with your partner that becomes an unbreakable bond and that's why you get married. Of course life has changed and I work less, but I was never one to work too much." Julia Roberts is happy being a wife to DANNY MODER and a mother of three.

17th February 2009

Quote: Fortunately, its a rare occurrence for us. My husband and I are very protective of our children. We go out of our way to shelter them from the paparazzi and to still live a normal life. Actress Julia Roberts won't let her fame get in the way of giving her children a normal upbringing.

13th February 2009

Quote: "The key to beauty is always to be looking at someone who loves you." Happily married mother-of-three Julia Roberts reveals her beauty secret.

11th February 2009

Fact: Julia Roberts' actress niece EMMA has been handed the perfect 18th birthday gift - she's the new face of cosmetics firm Neutrogena. The young star, who turned 18 on Tuesday (10Feb09), will join existing spokesmodels Vanessa Hudgens and Hayden Panettiere in new campaigns for the healthy skin brand.

23rd January 2009

Fact: Julia Roberts wowed fans in India on Wednesday (21Jan09) when she made a low-key visit to the Taj Mahal in Agra with husband Danny Moder.

12th November 2008

Fact: Charlize Theron, Kate Moss and Julia Roberts were among the beauties who turned out to watch Van Morrison perform tracks from his acclaimed album ASTRAL WEEKS at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on Friday and Saturday nights (07-08Nov08).

28th September 2008

Quote: "She did come back to say hello, so I've been unbearably smug." Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe was thrilled to see Julia Roberts at the matinee of his new play Equus in New York on Wednesday (24Sep08).

28th August 2008

Fact: Lindsay Lohan's rumoured girlfriend and celebrity Dj Samantha Ronson will warm up the crowd at the Stand Up For A Cure concert series next month (Sep08) with a musical set before guest presenter Julia Roberts takes to the stage.

6th August 2008

Quote: "I haven't met him yet, but I cried when I found out he was married. Literally." Julia Roberts' actress niece EMMA has a crush on British star James McAvoy.

8th June 2008

Quote: "I did this movie HOOK years ago and they held up a stick and said, 'That was Julia Roberts.' I thought I was gonna act with her; I've never met her yet." Actor Dustin Hoffman.

6th June 2008

Quote: "I even bought his INDIANA JONES action figure." Julia Roberts' actress niece Emma Roberts on her crush on SHIA LaBEOUF.

25th April 2008

Quote: "You'd think it was like I had a chinchilla under there, the way the world responded." Julia Roberts on the uproar she caused after turning up to the 1999 U.K. premiere of her movie Notting Hill with unshaved armpits.

16th January 2008

Fact: LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE star Abigail Breslin is to be feted with this year's ShoWest Female Star of Tomorrow honour in Las Vegas in March (08). Past recipients of the coveted cinema distributors prize have included Julia Roberts' niece Emma Roberts and Oscar winner JENNIFER HUDSON.

7th January 2008

Quote: "Ten hours in a bathtub dries out the skin. At one point when I was lathering up Richard's chest, he goes, 'My skin is cracking open. You've got to stop putting soap on me'." Julia Roberts on her famous bath scene with Richard Gere in 1990 film PRETTY WOMAN.

18th December 2007

Fact: Hollywood actress Julia Roberts is giving her $30 million (GBP15 million) Californian mansion an eco-friendly make-over by using recycled tiles, solar panels and energy-saving equipment.

17th December 2007

Quote: "HAZEL wanted a toothbrush and that's what she got." Julia Roberts' daughter didn't want much for her recent birthday.

15th December 2007

Quote: "Maybe I should keep it and put it away for HAZEL... if she turns out busty." Julia Roberts on her plans for the skimpy bikini she wears in new movie Charlie Wilson'S WAR.

14th December 2007

Quote: "Usually the triumph of my day is everybody making it to the potty. So yes, I think it's thrilling." Mother-of-three Julia Roberts was pleased to hear about her Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe nomination for Charlie Wilson'S WAR on Thursday (13Dec07).

12th December 2007

Quote: "This woman once asked me: 'Do you ever become pigeonholed by your hair?' I thought, how does one become pigeonholed by your hair? I didn't have any idea. It's a difficult question to answer." Julia Roberts' hair seems to be a celebrity in it's own right.

11th December 2007

Quote: "The man has obviously not seen my ass. Between the hair and the (breasts) and the attitude - bring it. If that's matronly, I loved every second of it." Julia Roberts slams a critic who deemed her role in new movie Charlie Wilson'S WAR 'matronly'.

10th December 2007

Quote: "I failed my driver's test. I didn't even get to the parallel parking part - I failed long before that. I was blocking traffic on Santa Monica Boulevard." Julia Roberts' actress niece Emma Roberts found taking a driving test in Los Angeles difficult.

5th December 2007

Quote: "(He's the) most unexpected movie star. Comedy is hard work, he makes it look easy. At a dinner party, if you're seated next to PAUL, you'll leave thinking, 'I'm so funny!' I always want to be seated next to PAUL." Julia Roberts on her dream dinner date, funnyman PAUL RUDD.

26th November 2007

Quote: "People don't wanna see us running around in the sheets." Julia Roberts was glad there were no sex scenes between her and Tom Hanks in their new movie Charlie Wilson'S WAR.

20th November 2007

Quote: "I think you gotta go for four, J. I think you gotta have Ringo, otherwise that ain't a band." Tom Hanks urges pal Julia Roberts to consider having a fourth child after the actress insisted her family was "complete" on TV show OPRAH.

20th November 2007

Fact: Julia Roberts and her cameraman husband DANNY MODER have designed a range of leather bracelets that are to be sold at Emporio Armani stores next month (Dec07) to raise fund for rocker Bono's (Red) AIDS campaign.

14th November 2007

Quote: "I just looked like I had a five-pound paunch, but you don't want to be in a movie in a bikini looking like that." Julia Roberts on wearing a bathing suit for forthcoming film Charlie Wilson'S WAR while four months pregnant.

12th November 2007

Quote: "Cate Blanchett was supposed to play my part in CLOSER and she got pregnant - lucky for me." Julia Roberts owes thanks to CATE BLANCHETT's well-timed toddler.

12th November 2007

Quote: "He'd be on my top-five list of people to sit and have a drink or dinner with and just talk to. You can talk about really deep topical things or just be a girlfriend and gossip. I love that about him." Julia Roberts on her dream dinner guest, TOM HANKS.

8th November 2007

Fact: Julia Roberts presented her friend and THE PELICAN BRIEF co-star Denzel Washington with an award for Excellence In Film at the BAFTA/LA Cunard Britannia Awards in Los Angeles on 1 November (07).

5th November 2007

Quote: "I'd already had an Academy Award nomination while she was at school. And I got JULIA her first acting job." HEROES star Eric Roberts takes full credit for younger sister Julia Roberts' success.

2nd November 2007

Fact: CLOSER co-stars Julia Roberts and Clive Owen are teaming up again for upcoming movie DUPLICITY, to be directed by Michael Clayton filmmaker TONY GILROY.

22nd October 2007

Quote: "At least twice a week, people come up to me and say something about Pretty Woman." Julia Roberts' 1990 breakthrough movie still plays a part in her everyday life.

16th October 2007

Quote: "I don't wanna henpeck him too much, but he needs to be careful. But he had his girl on his back and he was trying to be cool. I understand." Julia Roberts on pal George Clooney's recent motorbike accident.

17th September 2007

Quote: "I'm not Julia Roberts, and I could have been." Blade Runner star Sean Young regrets not becoming a movie superstar.

27th June 2007

Quote: "I want to be First Lady when I grow up - or a senator." Julia Roberts' actress niece EMMA on her lofty ambitions after she studies political science at college.

31st May 2007

Fact: Singer Sheryl Crow has hired the same nanny as Julia Roberts and Reese Witherspoon to look after her new adopted baby.

25th April 2007

Fact: Julia Roberts' actor brother Eric Roberts has landed a role in upcoming Batman Begins sequel The Dark Knight.

17th April 2007

Quote: "She's got two kids and animals, and I think she's a nibbler. There'd be crumbs everywhere." Richard Gere wouldn't lease his home to Pretty Woman co-star Julia Roberts.

19th January 2007

Fact: The bench on which Hugh Grant wooed Julia Roberts in 1999 romantic comedy Notting Hill has travelled a long way from its original home in west London - it's been donated to Queens Gardens in Perth, Australia by an anonymous private individual.

2nd December 2006

Quote: "I destroyed all my journals because I thought I was an idiot... and (I) had bad handwriting." Julia Roberts no longer has her childhood diaries.

29th November 2006

Quote: "I want something that runs on vegetable oil... I think it's a small price to pay, to smell like a French fry. I just need to get the big one that I can fit my kids in." Environmentally-conscious actress Julia Roberts wants to do more than just drive a hybrid car.

29th November 2006

Quote: "I just love him to bits. He's just the shiniest human being I've ever met." Julia Roberts coos over husband DANNY MODER.

28th November 2006

Quote: "The one thing about my son that I feel we have in common is he is as in love with DANNY as I am. Danny walks in the house and we're like pushing each other out of the way to get to him first." Julia Roberts on having to share her husband DANNY MODER with her two-year-old son PHINNAEUS.

28th November 2006

Fact: Julia Roberts' twins PHINNAEUS and HAZEL turn two today (28NOV06).

8th November 2006

Fact: Julia Roberts and Nicole Kidman both auditioned for the lead role in Ghost, a part which eventually went to DEMI MOORE.

5th September 2006

Quote: "Julia smelt vaguely of sweat, which I thought was very sexy." Rupert Everett was smitten by Julia Roberts' unusual aroma when they co-starred in 1997 movie MY BEST FRIEND'S WEDDING.

19th July 2006

Fact: Julia Roberts has yet to send OCEAN'S ELEVEN co-stars Matt Damon and Brad Pitt baby gifts after they became first-time dads.

18th July 2006

Quote: "I can catch poop in my hand and just be like, 'OK!'" Julia Roberts reveals the reality of motherhood.

8th May 2006

Quote: "He likes blueberries and she loves her daddy." Julia Roberts on her twins HAZEL and PHINNEAS' early loves.

25th April 2006

Fact: Julia Roberts' country star ex-husband Lyle Lovett has signed up as the face and feet of US fine shoe firm Johnston + Murphy.

8th April 2006

Quote: "We were friends and I'm surprised that I never got a call from him saying, 'I've fallen in love with da-da-da.' Instead, I found out from a stranger." Kiefer Sutherland is still puzzled about why former pal Jason Patric chose not to tell him about his romance with the 24 star's ex-fiancee Julia Roberts.

19th January 2006

Fact: <p>Advanced sales for tickets to see Julia Roberts' upcoming Broadway, New York, show, THREE DAYS OF RAIN, has already topped $7 million (GBP3.9 million) - in just five days. </p>

10th January 2006

Quote: <p>"I just stay at home and make supper." Julia Roberts loves life as a mum. </p>

20th October 2005

Fact: <p>Julia Roberts' first Mother's Day gift from romantic husband DANNY MODER was a belt buckle fashioned with a photograph of him and the couple's twins HAZEL and PHINNAEUS. </p>

28th August 2005

Fact: <p>46 pigs are playing WILBUR, the porcine star of new live action family film Charlotte's Web. The movie stars Dakota Fanning and features the voices of Julia Roberts, Kathy Bates and John Cleese. </p>

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