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Julia Roberts and her family are mourning the loss of the Oscar-winning actress' younger half-sister, Nancy Motes, who recently died at age 37 from what they say is an apparent drug overdose.
She was found dead on Sunday in Los Angeles, her family members said in a statement posted by People magazine on Monday, Feb. 10.
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Sandra Bullock and Julia Roberts were both honored at the 2014 Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala on Jan. 4 and the actresses showcased some top-notch red carpet looks.
Bullock, who won the Desert Palm Achievement Award, appeared at the ceremony in a colorful orange and pink Alex Perry gown with lace accents. The 49-year-old actress finished off her look with a nude pair of Brian Atwood shoes and a Jimmy Choo purse to match.
Julia Roberts will star opposite Mark Ruffalo in an HBO movie adaptation of the play "The Normal Heart."
"Glee" creator and "Eat Pray Love" writer and director Ryan Murphy will direct the film about the onset of the AIDS crisis in New York City during the early 1980s, according to the Associated Press.
Julia Roberts and George Clooney have filed a joint lawsuit against two audio-visual companies, claiming they used their likenesses in advertisements.
The pair, who appeared together in the "Ocean's Eleven" franchise, stated in court documents filed on April 27, that the companies used their photographs to market equipment on their websites without permission from the actors.
Once labeled "America's Sweetheart" by the press, Julia Roberts takes a mean turn as The Queen in the comedy twist on "Snow White" in the film "Mirror Mirror" starring Lily Collins and Armie Hammer.
"It was just such good fun," Roberts told OnTheRedCarpet.com in a recent interview of her role as the villain in the film. "We played with it, we played with it before we started shooting we worked a lot on just kind of making it bigger, and meaner and funnier as best as we could and then we would make things up as we went along."
Julia Roberts's children may have no idea that she's a major film star.
"They've never seen me in a movie before, but, that's all in due course I think," the 44-year-old actress told OnTheRedCarpet.com.
She made her comments in an interview to promote her latest film - "Mirror Mirror," which sees her taking on a role she usually doesn't play - the villain. Roberts plays the Evil Queen in the film, an adaptation of the popular fairy tale "Snow White." It hit theaters on Friday, March 30.