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Renee Zellweger Recalls The Pain Of Overhearing Strangers Discussing Her ‘Stupid’ Looks Amid Rumors About Her Plastic Surgery

Date September 11, 2019 16:40

Back in 2014, Renee Zellweger became the center of a controversy. The Bridget Jones star appeared in public looking drastically different from her usual self.

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Many people started suggesting that the actress had a slew of plastic surgeries which completely changed her face. Top plastic surgeon, Miles Berry, noted that ‘gone is the round-faced cheeky chappess.’

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Indeed, Renee’s face looked more chiseled than it was before. The change was notable not only for the professional eye as the actress faced criticism from her fans as well.

The painful experience

While talking with SiriusXM's Jess Cagle, Renee Zellweger recalled a humiliating moment when she overheard strangers trashing her appearance amid the rumors about her plastic surgery.

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The actress shared that she was on a train in London when a group of people sitting next to her started discussing celebrities. Zellweger remembered:

They were talking about Hollywood and how Hollywood ladies are so silly, especially that Renée Zellweger. “How could she do that? Why would she go and have surgery on her face like we wouldn’t know? She doesn’t look like herself, and you can’t just do that where you go and don’t look like yourself.”

The actress continued by saying that she was approaching her stop so she stood up and waited for the door to open, hearing how they were ‘still talking about how stupid I am.’

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A man who was a part of the group that discussed Renee’s looks eventually recognized her and noted that she hasn’t changed that much in real life. Nonetheless, hearing people talk about her appearance still makes Zellweger ‘sad.’

Recently, the Vulture noted that the 50-year-old Hollywood diva started looking more familiar as she began her preparation for a new role – portraying legendary actress Judy Garland. Do you think Zellweger’s face really changed that much?