Julia Roberts may have an Oscar and be one of the most famous actresses in the world, but that doesn't mean she's immune to comments about her looks.
The Erin Brockovich star reveals that a director once made an inappropriate comment about her face: he "wanted me to have two freckles taken off because he said it made my face look dirty."
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Although Julia doesn't want to talk about which director made the request, she does want to talk about the unnatural pressures that Hollywood puts on women to look a certain way. The 46-year-old mom of three, who just scored a Golden Globe nomination for her role in the new movie August: Osage County, holds her own against Meryl Streep in the buzzy drama.
"I definitely think some of my older female peer group are deeply beautiful women," she said. "They have this thing that radiates from them. It’s coming from this deep place of understanding who they are and what their purpose is. It creates a light."
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"I don’t spend a lot of time in the mirror," she added. "I'm pretty efficient in terms of looking at myself and, to be honest, I don’t think what you’re talking about is a business demand – it’s a cultural obsession."
In an interview with Marie Claire earlier this year, the actress said that her true joy in life is spending time with her husband, Danny Moder, and their kids Hazel and Phinneas, 9, and Henry, 6.
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"It's my privilege and an honour to cook three meals a day for my family, and its a luxury on a level that I didn't even realize," she told the magazine. "I feel super kind of happy, which I think translates to pretty."
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