Super long update today!
Firstly, I’ve added some gorgeous photos of Emmy from her shoot with Sam Jones. Check them out in our gallery, and read on for two recent articles about our girl. There’s also a video of Emmy from her SELF Magazine shoot and her appearance on New York Live!
On a recent fall evening in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood, Emmy Rossum appeared in the role of a teapot. Her stage? “Shameless” co-star Joan Cusack’s living room. And her audience? Her fellow castmates. The tight-knit group was playing charades — one way they unwind after long days of filming in Chicago.
“I picked ‘Harry Potter,’ ” she says. “So I was trying to figure out how to do some kind of pun on the words ‘hair’ and ‘teapot.’ ” The cast of the Showtime hit (which debuted its third season on Jan. 13) often gathers at Cusack’s to discuss one another’s personal lives, dole out advice and let their charades games get competitive. “Jeremy Allen White’s team wins every time. I never win, and Bill [William H. Macy] never wins,” Rossum laughs. “I think the other teams are cheating. But I play a very honest charades game.” (READ MORE)
ELLE: The album’s title is Sentimental Journey; what are the different sentiments you attach to the songs on the album?
Emmy Rossum: I grew up listening to this kind of music. A song that’s on the record called “I’ll Be With You In Apple Blossom Time” is something that my mom used to sing to me as a bedtime lullaby. While all of the other kids were listening to ‘N Sync, I was listening to music from the ’30s. I’m a bit of an old soul. I just really gravitate towards a nostalgia for a time when things were simpler. When beauty was more classical and glamorous. (READ MORE)
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