Emmy Rossum, who is famous for her role as Fiona Gallagher in the hit Showtime series, Shameless, tied the knot with Sam Esmail on May 28, 2017. Sam Esmail is the creator of The Robot and he also was the director of the movie Comet, which also starred his now wife, Emmy Rossum.
People reported that some of Sam Esmail and Emmy Rossum’s wedding guests included William H. Macy, Hilary Swank, Robert Downey Jr, Charly Chaikin, and Rami Malek Christian.
On Friday, May 26, 2017, Emmy and Sam were having dinner in New York City with family and friends. Emmy Rossum looked beautiful and very happy in an exquisite red dress.
It had been two years since Sam Esmail proposed to Emmy Rossum in August of 2015. He had just directed her in the movie Comet, which is how they met. Emmy Rossum told E! News that she wasn’t in a rush to get married though. She said, “We’re just chilling for a hot minute.”
Sam gave her a classic round-cut diamond ring in a platinum setting that was made in France. The ring came from an archival collection belonging to jeweler Neil Lane. Emmy said that she did not know what kind of story might be behind the ring but it came from the 1920s, “so I like that I inherited someone’s story.”
Carolina Herrera was the designer for Emmy Rossum’s wedding dress. Rossum revealed that Carolina Herrara would be designing the dress for Emmy’s wedding when she was at New York Fashion Week. At that time, Rossum had not even done any fittings for the dress. Emmy completely put her trust in her designer to come up with something amazing.
In fact, Emmy and Sam were so chill about their wedding that they hired a wedding planning company to handle all the details and for the most part, they let the company run with it. Emmy said that she wasn’t overly concerned about what her dress looked like or what kind of plates the food at the dinner reception was served on. Even the invitations and how they looked were not important to Emmy Rossum.
What was important to Emmy and Sam? The party of course. Emmy Rossum said the following.
“The only thing that’s really important to me is that we get married and there’s some kind of party.”
Emmy said that there were so many more important things to think about than what the tablescape looked like or if there was an orange peony.
E! News reported that Sam and Emmy’s wedding bands came at a cost of $75,000 each.
Earlier this year, Emmy Rossum was talked about a lot when she fought to get equal pay to her Shameless co-star William H. Macy. Recently, Emmy Rossum spoke on a panel at the Vulture Festival and talked about why it was so important for her to fight to get equal pay. She said that at the beginning, it was obvious that William H. Macy should get paid more because he had more experience and he was writing and directing, too. But as time went on and Rossum became a more important part of Shameless and even started to direct some episodes, it just made sense that they should be paid the same amount.
William H. Macy supported Emmy the entire time she was working out her contract to get equal pay. He said that the only thing he had over Rossum was the fact that he was better looking than Emmy!
Shameless returns to Showtime sometime soon but, at this time, a release date has not been announced. They are currently filming though so fans can look forward to seeing Emmy Rossum and the rest of the Shameless gang very soon!
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