Julia Roberts Cancels Jimmy Kimmel Appearance After Sister’s Death

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By Michael Lewittes

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Julia Roberts canceled a scheduled appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” after her sister Nancy Motes was found dead of an apparent drug overdose on Monday.

The actress was due to promote August: Osage County on Monday’s show, but pulled out of the interview in the wake of her family’s tragedy.

Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy filled in for the star.

Roberts also reportedly skipped the Oscar Nominees Luncheon on Monday.

The Oscar winner’s half-sister was the daughter of Roberts’ mother Betty Lou and her stepfather Michael Motes.

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