"I look at old photos of me, and I don't feel connected to them at all…I would never wish my upbringing on anyone," said the actress, who sought treatment for anorexia in 2004 and has been plagued with rumors of drug use for years." data-reactid="31"Ironically, Mary-Kate has bashed her life as a child star, while Ashley hasn’t.When we get together and we reminisce, they were babies.So they don't share those same memories." Meanwhile, Candace Cameron Bure, who plays big sis DJ Tanner, is sick of talking about them altogether. There are no hard feelings at Spending your entire childhood in the public eye cannot be easy, and often child stars don't make it through to adulthood without any severe personal issues.They run multiple fashion lines — including The Row and Elizabeth and James — together, but have different personal styles.Though they both got swept up by the Boho chic thing during their short time at NYU, Mary-Kate still seems to gravitate to the style — donning lots of layers, oversized sweaters, and flowy skirts and dresses – while Ashley often looks more polished and chic (though still reverts back to her old look on occasion).
If all else fails when trying to tell these identical twins apart, ask them for an autograph!
As for that Boho look Ashley’s given up, "I honestly don't know why we started dressing like that," she said in the July 2005 issue of Harper’s Bazaar, which dubbed her (and her alone) Fashion’s “It Girl.”Robert Pattinson Named New Face of Dior Homme]" data-reactid="65"[Related: Robert Pattinson Named New Face of Dior Homme]The twins have dated very different guys … These days Mary-Kate’s latest romance has fascinated the public and landed her constant media coverage thanks to the fact she’s been dating Olivier Sarkozy, a 44-year-old father of two and brother of the former president of France, since last year.
On the other hand, Ashley and her love life have been mostly left alone since she’s been quietly dating a not-famous mystery man." data-reactid="104"The media is mostly interested in Mary-Kate and her man right now.
After their iconic eight-year stint on “Full House,” which ended when they were just 9 years old, the girls starred in a couple of other short-lived sitcoms, but their real bread and butter stemmed from the production company they owned (and became co-presidents of when they turned 18) that released a gaggle of super-successful direct-to-DVD (or VHS back then) movies featuring the sisters.
After they starred in the feature film flop, “New York Minute” together in 2004, Ashley stepped away from acting, but Mary Kate, it seems, still has the bug.