Julia Roberts: 15 Things You Didn’t Know (Part 2)

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Julia Roberts has been seen over the years in so many beloved films. Since there’s so much more to this actress than people know, we’ve decided to show you more facts about this woman.

Number Eight: She’s Broken The Paying Record

Julia Roberts broke the paying record about 15 years ago when she played Erin Brockovich. She was the first actress to be paid 20 million dollars for any one role. That’s a lot of money, and actors are now being paid so much more!

Number Seven: Meet Julia Roberts, The Skeleton

When Bulgarian archaeologists found a near 10,000-year-old skeleton, they decided to name it after Julia Roberts. The decision was made based on the fact that the skeleton had great teeth!

Number Six: Her Production Company Has an Interesting Name

Julia Roberts has a production company, and it’s named Red Om. Although it first seems quite enigmatic, the name itself is nothing other than her husband’s surname.

Number Five: She’s Known For Her Cussing

One of the things that Julia is known for is her cussing, which she tends to do a lot of. Don’t let that sweet smile fool you!

Number Four: She Hates Republicans

Julia Roberts is someone that will never be seen at a Republican convention. Once, she was quoted saying that “republican comes in the dictionary just after reptile and just above repugnant.”

Number Three: She’s Left-handed

About ten percent of the entire human population is left-handed, and Julia Roberts is one of them. When she played Erin Brockovich, however, she had to learn how to write with her right hand, which she said was quite difficult.

Number Two: ‘Pretty Woman’ Wasn’t Going to Be a Romantic Comedy

Pretty Woman still remains to be one of Julia Robert’s most-known films, which is something most people know. What people don’t know is that the film wasn’t going to be nearly as light-hearted as it ended up being. The original script had her left on the street where he first picked her up, yelling at him for what he had done to her.

Number One: She Broke Out in Hives

When the actress was filming Pretty Woman, she was extremely nervous during her character’s first romantic love scene. She had broken out in hives and needed to be treated before finishing the scene! We hope you enjoyed our list of 15 things you didn’t know about Julia Roberts!