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Do Sisters Ever Grow Out Of Sibling Rivalry?

Do Sisters Ever Grow Out Of Sibling Rivalry?

Saturday was Elizabeth Olsen’s birthday. Some may know her best as the younger sister of billionaire twin actresses Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, but others may know her as a talented and successful actress in her own right. Mary-Kate and Ashley are now finding success in the fashion business with their lines The Row and Elizabeth & James, but all of the Olsen girls hold places in the limelight of the entertainment world. But do sisters compete as they become adults, even when they aren’t in the same industry? Do they appreciate the others’ successes? Elizabeth Olsen said she has worked extra hard in some ways to overcome people thinking she has only done well because of nepotism. In a recent interview with Glamour, the starlet explained, “‘My last name has always been my motivator to get proper acting training and be taken seriously. I didn’t get to where I am because of who I’m related to.”
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Elizabeth Olsen Talks About The Flip Side Of Nepotism

Elizabeth Olsen Talks About The Flip Side Of Nepotism

A famous last name will get you everywhere, right? It seems like Elizabeth Olsen might have had it easy getting into the movie business. She happened to be related to two extremely successful young women who could introduce her to any number of influential people. Her name was already recognizable. She had a pre-existing fanbase of people who adore her sisters, Mary-Kate and Ashley. All in all, you would think that the younger sister benefited a bit from nepotism.

But it turns out that Elizabeth Olsen spent a lot of time working against that basic assumption. More »