Emmy Rossum Reflects on ‘Shameless’ Pay Standoff and Her Body-Shaming Bikini Audition

Weeks before her wedding to “Mr. Robot” creator Sam Esmail, actress Emmy Rossum sat down for The Hollywood Reporter's annual Comedy Actress Roundtable, which also featured America Ferrera, Pamela Adlon, Minnie Driver, Kathryn Hahn and Issa Rae.

During their conversation, Rossum addressed her recent “Shameless” salary standoff, which was praised by many, including her co-star William H. Macy. In December, it was revealed that Rossum asked for salary parity with Macy for the future seasons of “Shameless,” which led to a “very, very long kind of stalemate negotiation."

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