Julia Roberts turned down rom-coms for 20 years because good scripts 'didn't exist'

The actress has been absent from the romantic comedy genre for many years because she could not find a "good enough" project. In an interview with The New York Times Magazine, the actress, who is best known for romantic comedies such as Notting Hill, Pretty Woman, Runaway Bride and My Best Friend's Wedding, insisted that her lack of rom-com work isn't due to an aversion to the genre. "People sometimes misconstrue the amount of time that's gone by that I haven't done a romantic comedy as my not wanting to do one"

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