Julia Roberts looks unimpressed in latest photo as she channels alter-ego

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Julia Roberts seldom posts on social media but couldn't resist sharing a film still of herself in character in Gaslit, which aired its latest episode on Sunday night.

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The Pretty Woman star plays Martha Mitchell in the series, which is a modern take on the 1970s political Watergate scandal.

Julia stars alongside Sean Penn, who plays John Mitchell, and did not look happy in her chosen film still, which was accompanied with the caption: "The Mitchells are not getting along. Gaslit tonight on Starz."

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Julia plays Martha, a socialite from Arkansas who becomes the first person to publicly speak about Nixon’s involvement in the Watergate break in.

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Sean plays her husband, an Attorney General. The series has gone down a treat with viewers so far since its release last month.

The full synopsis of the show reads: "The series shines its light most prominently on Martha Mitchell. A big personality with an even bigger mouth, Martha is a celebrity Arkansan socialite and wife to Nixon’s loyal Campaign Chairman and former Attorney General, John Mitchell.


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Julia Roberts as Martha Mitchell in Gaslit 

"During Nixon’s reelection campaign, Martha enjoys frequent guest appearances on news and variety shows and graces the covers of the nation’s most prominent magazines… From the [Watergate scandal], her story takes a turn, and the choices she makes in its wake will come to put her reputation on the line and her marriage under threat.

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"Martha’s husband John Mitchell is one of Nixon’s most trusted advisors… After Watergate, Mitchell realises that Martha knows the secret behind the break-in and suspects she may be willing to tell her side of the story to the press, forcing him to choose between Martha and the President and throwing their personal life into chaos as his professional life unravels.

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"At first alone in her claims against the Nixon administration, Martha finds herself maligned by the very establishment she loved and criticized in equal measure.

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"A smear campaign against her, orchestrated in part by her own husband, was a major reason why she was dismissed at the time and remains largely forgotten today."

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