Recently, Complex sat down with Shameless star Emmy Rossum to interview her for its latest cover story. While in Chicago shooting for the series, Emmy talked to the outlet about a variety of topics, from her status as a sex symbol to her take on life and death. The interview also reveals her connection to the fictitious character she portrays in the show and talks about personal issues from her past. The cover story really taps into who Emmy is and how certain events in her life have helped shape her into the person she is today. Check out some of the photos from the photo spread below, and be sure to read the entire interview on Complex here.