Julia’s star turn as coathanger

Put down those glittering Oscars, Golden Globes, Baftas — and yes, even a Razzie.

When it comes to family holidays, even Hollywood A-lister parents will still be left carrying the coats.

Movie star Julia Roberts was yesterday taking time out of her busy schedule to relax in Westport, Co Mayo.

And as her young children were enjoying what the West of Ireland has to offer, she seemed more than happy to play the mundane role of “coathanger” that all parents eventually face.

The 45-year-old actress — who has captivated audiences since the late 1980s in generation-defining films such as Pretty Woman, Notting Hill, Erin Brockovich, and the Oceans series — was enjoying a rare glimpse of the Irish sun at the Westport House and Pirate Adventure Park.

The cinematic siren, who is one of the most recognisable women on the planet, has been holidaying in the area since the weekend.


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