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Emma Roberts Jokes She Looks Like Aunt Julia Roberts Because They ‘Have a Lot of Teeth’

Emma Roberts Jokes Looks Like Aunt Julia Roberts Lot of Teeth
Julia Roberts and Emma Roberts. Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images; David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images

Emma Roberts and her famous aunt, Julia Roberts, have a lot in common: Not only are they both major film stars in their own rights, they also share a singularly defining physical characteristic.

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“We have a lot of teeth,” Emma, 28, joked to Entertainment Tonight of her resemblance to the Pretty Woman star, 51.

The American Horror Story alum, whose father, Eric Roberts, is Julia’s brother, shared a photo that showed off her pearly whites on Instagram on Thursday, April 25, after a blonde refresh from Nine Zero One salon.

Emma Roberts Jokes Looks Like Aunt Julia Roberts Lot of Teeth
Emma Robert and Julia Roberts attends the Los Angeles premiere of “Jesus Henry Christ” at Mann Chinese 6 on April 18, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

Julia posted a similar smiling snap on Instagram earlier this month.

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The two women regularly spend time together, as seen on Emma’s Instagram: In July, the Scream Queens vet posted a picture of herself playing cards with her relative. One month later, they were snapped playing Mahjong.

Emma cited spending time with her loved ones as her remedy for feeling low. “I think, for me, it’s surrounding myself with good friends and my family,” she told ET. “Whenever I’m feeling not grounded or insecure or whatever, I think staying away from the mirror is always a good idea. And just, like, spending good times with friends.”

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The actresses have also starred in films together, including 2001’s America’s Sweethearts (Emma had a small, uncredited role) 2002’s Grand Champion and 2010’s Valentine’s Day.

There’s one role Julia refuses to take part in, however: Emma’s AHS FX series. “I can’t even get though the commercials,” she told E! News in 2015. “I am the most fitful scaredy cat.”

Emma, who walked the red carpet with the Oscar winner for the premiere of Jesus Henry Christ in 2012, doesn’t feel the pressure to follow in Julia’s footsteps. “I’m just doing my own thing,” the Scream 4 actress told Us Weekly in 2011. “I don’t really compare it to what my aunt does, but I do admire her and love all her movies.”

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