Cinderella Man Star Zellweger 'Sickened' By Sports Violence

RENEE ZELLWEGER is "sickened" by violent sports - despite starring in forthcoming boxing drama CINDERELLA MAN.

The newlywed actress plays the wife of depression era boxer JIM BRADDOCK - played by RUSSELL CROWE - in the RON HOWARD movie, which hits cinemas next month (JUN05).

Zellweger says, "I don't do well with violence on any level. It sickens me.

"I've never been to a fight, but I watched MIKE TYSON bite EVANDER HOLYFIELD's ear off and that was awesome. I was very, very glad I was in front of the television set for that one.

"That was fantastic. If I had to catch a moment in boxing ever in my life, I'm glad it was that."

23/05/2005 17:49

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Tags: Renee Zellweger - Cinderella Man - Ron Howard - Mike Tyson


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