Shameless Emmy Rossum Defends her Skin Show
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Emmy Rossum isn’t feeling any shame about showing her skin on party girl Fiona Gallagher on Showtime’s Shameless.
During a recent interview, the 25-year-old actress said, “I thought it suited the character.”
“This is a very low-income family, they have very thin walls, they don’t have money for entertainment, and this girl likes to have sex,” she explained. “For me to glamify her would be not realistic. I have a lot of control over what I want to show, when I want to show it and when I don’t want to show it,” she added.
She was asked if she is continuous negotiations with show creator John Wells about the issues around nudity. Rossum answered, “Not at all. But originally, when they made the contract it was like, ‘You will show partial side boob, you will show two cheeks … .’”
Rossum is known for her film credits in The Phantom of the Opera and The Day After Tomorrow. She had never taken her clothes off for the camera before she joined her role for Shameless.
“Some days you feel like, ‘Oh, God. I wish we were shooting this last week, I felt so skinny,’” she confessed. “So you get comfortable, and your crew is your family. At this point, the camera guy is like, ‘Oh, God, not again.’”
Short link: http://www.platotv.tv/s/2m57p
Delete this Comment?
Top shows See all shows »
Top actors See all actors »
Latest news See all news »