For the record: Zellweger denies going under the knife


Zellweger will be reprising her role in the third Bridget Jones’ Diary movie coming out in September. PHOTOS: FILE

Zellweger will be reprising her role in the third Bridget Jones’ Diary movie coming out in September. PHOTOS: FILE

LOS ANGELES: Actor Renee Zellweger criticised the media for discussing her appearance, and said she did not have any surgery to alter her face.

The 47-year-old star, whose appearance has led to widespread speculation in the past year, said she wanted to “make some claim on the truths of my life,” in a blog post entitled We Can Do Better on The Huffington Post. “Not that it’s anyone’s business, but I did not make a decision to alter my face and have surgery on my eyes,” said the actor. “This fact is of no true import to anyone at all, but that the possibility alone was discussed among respected journalists and became a public conversation is a disconcerting illustration of news and society’s fixation on physicality.”

Zellweger, who won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Cold Mountain and will be reprising the titular role in the third Bridget Jones’ Diary movie coming out in September, has faced rumours that she had surgery to alter the shape of her eyes.

She first addressed reports of her appearance to People magazine last year, saying, “I’m glad folks think I look different! I’m living a different, happy, more fulfilling life, and I’m thrilled that perhaps it shows.”

Her post slamming tabloid news culture comes a month after actor Jennifer Aniston wrote a blog saying she was sick of being harassed by photographers and tabloid reporters. Like Aniston, Zellweger said the speculation and criticism of her physical appearance left a problematic message for younger generations, and triggers myriad subsequent issues including image, equality and health.


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