Emmy Rossum Modestly Explains She Was Originally Considered Too Pretty For “Shameless”

Jessica Wakeman | January 3, 2013 - 1:20 pm

“They didn’t want to see me; they wouldn’t even [let me] audition. They thought my image too glamorous, that I couldn’t not be pretty.”

There might have been a way for Emmy Rossum to convey that the “Shameless” producers didn’t originally think she was edgy enough for the role of Fiona. Perhaps by simply saying so?

Instead, we’ve got our first (glamorous) foot-in-(too pretty)-mouth celebrity quote of 2013! [Manhattan Magazine]