February 1, 2023

Eric Roberts is not often seen with his wife of 30 years, Eliza Roberts.

But on Thursday night, the 66-year-old veteran Hollywood actor, best known for films Runaway Train and The Specialist, was seen looking dapper in a tuxedo while standing next to him at the Babylon premiere in Los Angeles.

The actor is also known for being the brother of Julia Roberts, 55, and the father of Emma Roberts, 31.

Happy couple: Eric Roberts isn’t seen often with his wife of 30 years, Eliza Roberts. But on Thursday night, the 66-year-old Hollywood veteran was seen looking dapper in a tuxedo while standing next to him at the Los Angeles premiere of Babylon.

Eric was dressed in a black tuxedo jacket, striped pants, a white shirt, bow tie, and black tennis shoes with white soles.

His wife, Eliza, looked elegant in a royal blue, crystal-studded, low-cut gown with a sheer cape. She added peep toe shoes and a silver bag.

The beauty also had a black coat over her shoulders.

Also in attendance at the premiere were Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Olivia Wilde and Elle Fanning.

Stylish duo: Eric wore a black tuxedo jacket, striped slacks, a white shirt, bow tie, and black sneakers with white soles.  His wife, Eliza, looked elegant in a royal blue, crystal-studded, low-cut gown with a sheer cape.  She added peep toe shoes and a silver bag.

Stylish duo: Eric wore a black tuxedo jacket, striped slacks, a white shirt, bow tie, and black sneakers with white soles.  His wife, Eliza, looked elegant in a royal blue, crystal-studded, low-cut gown with a sheer cape.  She added peep toe shoes and a silver bag.

Stylish duo: Eric wore a black tuxedo jacket, striped slacks, a white shirt, bow tie, and black sneakers with white soles. His wife, Eliza, looked elegant in a royal blue, crystal-studded, low-cut gown with a sheer cape. She added peep toe shoes and a silver bag.

It was Eric who got into acting first, followed by his sister Julia, who became an A-list celebrity thanks to Pretty Woman and Runaway Bride.

His latest film is Ticket to Paradise with George Clooney.

In June, Eric made bizarre comments about his relationship with his movie star sister Julia.

In an interview with Behind the Velvet Rope with David YontefThe actor has dismissed rumors of a feud with The Pelican Brief actress after years of speculation about a breakup between the brothers.

What is your secret?  The power couple married in 1992 and have been together ever since.

What is your secret?  The power couple married in 1992 and have been together ever since.

What is your secret? The power couple married in 1992 and have been together ever since.

“Julia and I have always been cool,” the Dark Knight star told the podcast host, despite the fact that they haven’t been photographed together in decades.

The Best of the Best singer criticized the media scrutiny of his relationship with Julia after she rose to fame following the release of her hit romantic comedy Pretty Woman in 1990.

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He said: ‘I think years and years ago I was doing a press tour for a movie. I don’t even know what movie it was. And it was just when Pretty Woman just came out.

‘And so they’re asking a lot of questions about Julia. And I said, “Hey, excuse me. Can we talk about me?” I think I was very funny. And of course, then it’s like, “Oh, they have a problem. Oh, my God, they have a problem.”

Rumors: In an interview with Behind the Velvet Rope with David Yontef, rumors of a falling out with the 54-year-old actress were dismissed after years of speculation about a breakup between the brothers.  Julia photographed in October 2022

Rumors: In an interview with Behind the Velvet Rope with David Yontef, rumors of a falling out with the 54-year-old actress were dismissed after years of speculation about a breakup between the brothers.  Julia photographed in October 2022

Rumors: In an interview with Behind the Velvet Rope with David Yontef, rumors of a falling out with the 54-year-old actress were dismissed after years of speculation about a breakup between the brothers. Julia photographed in October 2022

‘And suddenly all these problems that I keep hearing that I have with my sister that I don’t have with my sister. And they are showing up all over the place,” she added.

The Mississippi native added: “And they ask me about them like they’re real issues.” “So what happened? And so and so and so and so. Oh, I wasn’t aware of that.”

“And they’re all keeping a secret now. So Eric won’t talk about it.” So it exploded and exploded and became all these things that it wasn’t.

“And we disagree on a lot of things,” Eric explained. “My sister and I, however, have always talked, always complained, and always had fun getting to know each other. Simple as that.’

“Julia and I have always been cool,” the Dark Knight star told the podcast host. Photographed in 1999

David noted that brothers rarely agree on everything, to which Eric replied, ‘Don’t get me wrong. I love meeting my sister. She’s, she’s a great girl, my sister.

The Academy Award nominee explained that Julia’s life isn’t easy as she balances raising three teenagers and stars in Hulu’s political thriller Gaslit.

He now has three teenage children. I mean, her life, her life is not a day at the beach, dude,’ she said with a laugh. ‘You know? And, and she has a lot of things that she has to deal with.

Famous Family: Eric shares daughter Emma, ​​31, with his ex Kelly Cunningham.  Emma seen last week in Los Angeles

Famous Family: Eric shares daughter Emma, ​​31, with his ex Kelly Cunningham.  Emma seen last week in Los Angeles

Famous Family: Eric shares daughter Emma, ​​31, with his ex Kelly Cunningham. Emma seen last week in Los Angeles

And now he’s doing a TV series again. I mean, she’s doing a lot of stuff and you know, so, you know, I don’t, I don’t ignore it. I just stay out of her hair with the press. And that’s it. Simple. And she, and she stays out of mine.

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David then asked Eric if he loved being uncle to his younger sister’s children. The Erin Brockovich star shares twins Hazel and Phinnaeus and her son Henry with her husband Danny Moder.

‘Well, I’ve got it done,’ said Eric. ‘I mean, I’ve got it done. And it’s like, it’s like being a grandfather. I have my granddaughter.

Eric’s stepdaughter, Morgan, has a daughter named Georgia. And Eric shares his daughter Emma Roberts with his ex Kelly Cunningham. Emma is the mother of Rhodes, whom she shares with her ex Garrett Hedlund.

He added: ‘I mean, I’m like, Spider-Man, I’m the ultimate guy. And he’s really cool. And it’s the same as being an uncle, you know?

‘What kind of mother is Julia to these three children?’ David asked.

Family: The actor recently denied long-standing rumors that he has a cold relationship with his sister Julia (pictured in 1985)

Family: The actor recently denied long-standing rumors that he has a cold relationship with his sister Julia (pictured in 1985)

Strike Back: The Best of the Best actor went on to criticize the media scrutiny of his relationship with Julia after she rose to fame following the release of her hit rom-com Pretty Woman in 1990. Seen in 1985

The Runaway Train actor responded: ‘Oh, you know what? If I start doing that, I’m going to get in trouble no matter what I say.’

“I don’t want to get you in trouble,” the host said.

“Thanks, friend,” Eric replied.

He added: ‘She’s a great mom, by the way. She is a great mom. She is a modern mom. She knows everything.

David said: ‘It’s not easy being the cool mom. I just think it’s a media thing. Forget about you Let’s not get you in trouble. whatever you look at There are a million people who have a mother/daughter in the business.

He continued: ‘It’s like, it’s, it’s something about the business. When there are family members, especially siblings, I think they are taken away, and again, I can name a hundred other people. It is taken in a strange direction. I believe that.’

‘Yes, I know. I know, Eric said. ‘I’ve been there.’

Over the years, Eric has only once spoken openly about his relationship with Julia. In an interview with vanity fair in 2018, he admitted that his past struggles with drug addiction and his breakup with Kelly drove a wedge between him and Julia.

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The Academy Award winner sided with Kelly after the split, helping her pay legal fees during her custody battle with Eric over Emma, ​​then two years old.

Praise: Eric said that Julia is a “hip mom,” adding that she “knows everything.” Seen on December 4 in Washington DC with her husband Danny Moder, left, and her friend Matt Damon, right.

During the interview, Eric reflected on his complicated relationship with Julia and her sister Lisa.

he told Vanity Fair. ‘I wouldn’t characterize it as a fight. He was crazy about my sisters. I loved them, I adored them. They were precious to me and we had moments of great closeness.

“We all feel very protective of each other, but the hardest person to protect is yourself.”

The actor explained that his decades-long drug abuse caused Julia to distance himself from him.

“It was exhausting to be around: complaining, guilty, unable to enjoy pleasure,” Eric said. “Everyone in my world needed a break sometimes, and that must have included Julia.”

Complicated: Eric reflected on his complicated relationship with Julia and her 57-year-old sister Lisa  Lisa, Eric, Julia and Jon Voight seen in 1985

Complicated: Eric reflected on his complicated relationship with Julia and her 57-year-old sister Lisa  Lisa, Eric, Julia and Jon Voight seen in 1985

Complicated: Eric reflected on his complicated relationship with Julia and her 57-year-old sister Lisa Lisa, Eric, Julia and Jon Voight seen in 1985

However, he explained that after years of estrangement, the siblings were reunited in 2004 when Julia welcomed Hazel and Phinnaeus.

Eric said he visited the hospital after his younger sister gave birth “to leave gifts.”

He added, “Instead, they ushered me into his room and he immediately showered me with brotherly and uncle love.”

The artist went on to say that after that visit, they spent several Thanksgivings together and became “email friends.”

Eric also took credit for the successful careers of his sister and daughter, telling Vanity Fair: “IIf it wasn’t for me, there wouldn’t be Julia Roberts or Emma Roberts as celebrities, as actresses, and I’m very proud of that.

“When Julia first came to New York, I walked into William Morris and said, ‘Which one of you will sign my sister Julia?

He added: “And I’m very proud to let everyone know that I was first, because I was first by a lot.” I was the first to get Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations, so I’m proud of that.