June 17th, 2011
10:07 AM ET
She's one of Hollywood's hottest young actresses, but Emma Roberts insists her famous family isn't responsible for her career.
Roberts, who is the niece of Julia Roberts and daughter of Eric Roberts, tells PopEater, "[People] talk about nepotism, which I think is so ridiculous considering it's obviously not true. Because I've auditioned for so many things and never gotten the part. Also it's like, you know, maybe someone can get you one part but they can't really get you ten parts."
The "Scream 4" star, currently starring in "The Art of Getting By," adds that she gets especially annoyed with bloggers who write that she only gets cast because of her last name.
"I think it's so funny people will blog stuff but they won't say it to your face," she says. "I would actually have more respect for them if they said it to my face, then I would probably not say anything back."
In the meantime, Roberts avoids reading the nasty comments, even though she knows they're out there. "I can't let it bother me because, for me, anyone hiding behind a computer is kind of irrelevant," she says.
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