In an interview with Elle magazine, the 20-year-old star, who is Julia Roberts's niece, explained that she respects that neither Paltrow nor Hudson have ever traded on their famous relatives' names in order to succeed.
"Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Hudson have made names for themselves regardless of the fact that their parents were famous," she said. "I'd like to have a career like that too."
Emma further explained that she initially became interested in pursuing acting as a career after appearing as an extra in her Aunt Julia's 2001 comedy America's Sweethearts.
The actress added: "I was always running around to the makeup trailer and the wardrobe trailer, trying on clothes and letting people do my hair… I loved it."
Roberts recently suggested that she is honoured to have landed a role in Scream 4, which is released on April 15 in both the US and the UK.
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