Renee Zellweger Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


31st August 2016

Quote: "Gosh no! It just made me know I need to get back to the gym and start using some dumbbells, because those little guys are so heavy. I had no idea. Kudos to the mums!" Playing a mum-to-be in Bridget Jones's Baby didn't inspire Renee Zellweger to have kids anytime soon.


25th August 2016

Quote: "There's never been anyone better prepared in our lifetime." Renee Zellweger on why she'll be voting for Hillary Clinton in the U.S. presidential election in November (16).


5th August 2016

Fact: A fourth Bridget Jones book is set to be released in October (16), a month after the release of movie Bridget Jones's Baby. The next book by Helen Fielding will be titled Bridget Jones's Baby: The Diaries and follow her journey as a new mother. It is set between the events of 1999 book The Edge of Reason and third instalment, 2013's Mad About The Boy. The upcoming movie, starring Renee Zellweger, was not based on any of the novels, but the Bridget Jones newspaper column Fielding used to write.


22nd October 2014

Fact: Actress Renee Zellweger stunned onlookers at the Elle Women in Hollywood Awards in Los Angeles on Monday (20Oct14) after showing off a new look, making her virtually unrecognisable. The Bridget Jones's Diary star turned heads as she walked the red carpet with her music producer boyfriend Doyle Bramhall Ii as she appeared to have undergone a cosmetic procedure on her face to tighten her skin. The 45 year old has yet to comment on her apparent makeover.


21st November 2012

Quote: "(She is) the girl you wanna hang out with. She's the best. I kept willing one of my friends to marry her because this girl is just so much fun and if I wasn't married, maybe I would (try to date her)! But she's terrific. She's a really amazing, talented actress." Actor Chris O'Donnell is full of praise for his the bachelor co-star Renee Zellweger.


25th July 2012

Fact: Renee Zellweger's new drama about four girls growing up in late 1960s Los Angeles has been picked up by bosses at U.S. cable network Lifetime. The actress co-wrote Cinnamon Girl with Warrior screenwriter Anthony Tambakis.


23rd March 2011

Quote: "He's doing great. He's doing amazing." Actor Tom Arnold insists his movie star pal Bradley Cooper is coping well following his split from girlfriend Renee Zellweger last week (ends18Mar11).


8th March 2010

Quote: "I don't really think about it at all. I'm in a pretty great place right now in my life and it has nothing to do with decades or numbers. My great-aunt just had her 90th birthday. Now that's a milestone. When I was a kid, 40 was ancient. I don't think of it that way at all any more. Even friends in their late fifties feel like contemporaries. I'm glad of that." Renee Zellweger isn't concerned about her upcoming 41st birthday in April (25Apr10).


26th January 2010

Fact: Renee Zellweger will join the jury at the 60th annual Berlin Film Festival next month (Feb10). The Bridget Jones's Diary star will be one of seven judges, chaired by director Werner Herzog, helping to select the winner of the top movie prize, the Golden Bear, when the event takes place between 11 and 21 February (10).


23rd September 2009

Fact: Emily Blunt, Robin Wright PENN, Katie Holmes and Renee Zellweger have been named among the honourees of the 2009 Women in Hollywood tribute. The stars will be joined by Julie Andrews, Julianne Moore and Zoe Saldana. The Elle magazine event will take place at the Beverly Hills Four Seasons Hotel.


7th May 2009

Quote: "Its my outlet, the one thing I do during the day thats mine and mine alone. I dont want to work with a trainer and I dont want to go with friends to the gym. Its my solitude and I need it." Renee Zellweger loves to go for a run.


5th May 2009

Quote: "I think it's the culture they've grown in with respect to what's considered acceptable. Would you ever have imagined it would be OK to walk up to Bruce Springsteen and put a camera in his face while he's having lunch with his family without even saying, 'Excuse me?'" Renee Zellweger, 40, on the absent manners of younger generations.


5th May 2009

Quote: "I can't think of anything more horrible than sharing what I'm doing all day." Actress Renee Zellweger will never give minute-to-minute updates about her life on social networking websites.


17th March 2009

Quote: "I have missed flights, missed ferries, missed taxi cabs, and made my friends wait because of it. I'm learning to be better at it but I'll still feel bad if I can't stop to talk to someone. I hate to disappoint them, and I'm not very good at saying no." Renee Zellweger aims to please her fans - even if it makes her late.


17th February 2009

Quote: "I have friends who have a normal family, kids and a dog, and I think I would blow my brains out." Renee Zellweger's ex-husband Kenny Chesney insists he's not one for settling down.


6th February 2009

Fact: Renee Zellweger donned a fat suit to collect her 2009 Woman Of The Year honour from Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatrical Society. The Hollywood actress took part in the organisation's special parade on Thursday (05Feb09) flanked by two men in drag.


31st January 2009

Quote: "There was tapioca on parts of me I didn't even know I had! It was nasty... you couldn't take it off!" HARRY CONNICK, JR. didn't enjoy the tapioca pudding fight scene he shared with NEW IN TOWN co-star Renee Zellweger for the new romantic comedy.


30th January 2009

Quote: "I'm doing sit-ups every day so that I could maybe look like Helen Mirren in a bikini." Renee Zellweger is aspiring to emulate the 63-year-old star's figure in later life.


29th January 2009

Quote: "It's funny, the things you learn - like airplane etiquette, when you travel so much. The sign on the bathroom door may say vacant, but there's knocking, just in case. I don't want to be the one who experiences you with your drawers down!" Actress Renee Zellweger takes extra precautions when flying.


23rd September 2008

Quote: "The gym is my therapy. I've got to get stuff out. The perk of going and spending time by myself and getting my head straight and thinking through what might be bothering me is that I get fit." Renee Zellweger is committed to gym life.


17th August 2008

Fact: Renee Zellweger's new movie will be dedicated to late TV mogul MERV GRIFFIN. MY ONE + ONLY is inspired by a story that actor George Hamilton shared with Griffin about his early life on the road with his flamboyant mother and brother. It was one of the last projects the game show great was working on when he died a year ago (Aug07).


14th May 2008

Quote: "If I'm going to get married again, I'm going to give it 150 per cent." Country star Kenny Chesney sheds light on the failure of his brief marriage to actress Renee Zellweger.


10th April 2008

Quote: "I love watching them run around in their little white outfits." Renee Zellweger can't resist the sight of men dressed in cricket uniforms.


7th April 2008

Quote: "I loved bowls of pasta and your Dolmio sauce." Renee Zellweger is fond of a bright-red British tomato-based sauce.


6th April 2008

Quote: "If he asked me to make peanut butter sandwiches for the catering, I would have said, `Crunchy or smooth?'" Renee Zellweger on the lengths she was prepared to go to for LEATHERHEADS director and co-star George Clooney.


5th April 2008

Quote: "It's my reason for calling a therapist for the next six months. She is the reason I am growing my hair out right now. Every time I look in the mirror I see Tracey Ullman." Renee Zellweger is traumatised by comedienne Ullman's striking impersonation of her on new TV show TRACEY ULLMAN'S STATE OF THE UNION.


3rd April 2008

Fact: George Clooney and Renee Zellweger were made honorary citizens of Greenville, South Carolina on 27 March (08) after a screening of their new movie LEATHERHEADS, which was filmed there.


27th March 2008

Quote: "I think I was born happy. If I have a bad moment, it doesn't take long to switch the gear back. I say, 'That sucked,' and move on." Renee Zellweger is optimistic.


27th March 2008

Quote: "You'd drive to work and there'd be a cheering section for George and 'I Love John K' signs everywhere." Renee Zellweger was overshadowed by her hunky co-stars George Clooney and JOHN KRASINSKY on the way to the set of LEATHERHEADS .


22nd March 2008

Quote: "I heard George was making a movie and I said, 'When?' If he had asked me to make peanut-butter sandwiches for the catering, I would have said, 'Crunchy or smooth?'" Renee Zellweger would have taken any job to work with George Clooney on his new movie LEATHERHEADS.


13th February 2008

Fact: Renee Zellweger will play actor George Hamilton's mother in MY ONE AND ONLY, a comedy based on the veteran star's childhood.


28th December 2007

Quote: "I don't do those - if it needs fixing, then I just fix it when I need to." Renee Zellweger's life is so perfect, she has no need to make any New Year's resolutions.


17th December 2007

Quote: "The last time I was in England, a newspaper said I was doing it, so I called the people in charge and asked, 'Hey, what do you know about Bridget Jones 3?' Their reply: 'Well, we don't know.'" Renee Zellweger on the rumours of a third installment in the BRIDGET JONES hit movie series.


13th December 2007

Quote: "Can I just tell you my body is whacked by the time we finish one of those (Bridget Jones movies). It doesn't know what has happened because it thinks there's supposed to be a baby and there's no christening." Actress Renee Zellweger on her yo-yo diet for her role as BRIDGET JONES in the British comedy franchise. (MT/WNTMA/LR) "Can I just tell you my body is whacked by the time we finish one of those (BRIDGET JONES movies). It doesn't know what has happened because it thinks there's supposed to be a baby and there's no christening." Actress RENEE ZELLWEGER on her yo-yo diet for her role as BRIDGET JONES in the British comedy franchise.


12th December 2007

Fact: Bridget Jones star Renee Zellweger is allergic to Band-Aids. The sticky plasters make the actress' skin break out in a rash.


11th December 2007

Fact: Comedian Jerry Seinfeld and actress Renee Zellweger dressed up as bees - complete with fluffy wigs - to promote their new film, BEE MOVIE, when they appeared on German TV show WETTEN, DAS...? (Want to bet that?) on Monday (10Dec07).


10th December 2007

Quote: "I loved it because I could wear sweats. It was a real treat for me not to have to get into make-up and hair every day." Actress Renee Zellweger on the benefits of voicing a character in animated film BEE MOVIE.


4th December 2007

Quote: "It's tough sometimes. There are days when you just want to stay in bed. But in my business there are no sick days, there is no option to hide from the world." Actress Renee Zellweger on how she coped with her failed marriage to country singer KENNY CHESNEY.


3rd December 2007

Quote: "(It's) the ugliest, nastiest grey sweater. It's wool, and I'm allergic to it (but) I can't throw it away!" Renee Zellweger still owns sweater she wore for her audition as DOROTHY BOYLE in breakthrough movie JERRY MAGUIRE.


1st December 2007

Quote: "I love to go to somebody's house when it gets a little bit later and there's dancing and laughter and nobody's pointing at the weird actor-girl in the corner." Renee Zellweger on her ideal night out.


14th November 2007

Quote: "Terrifying. Horrible day at work. Jerk!" Renee Zellweger jokes that working with George Clooney on new movie LEATHERHEADS was a chore.


13th November 2007

Quote: "I'm very proud of myself that I've not been to Betty Ford yet... Never say never!" Actress Renee Zellweger is pleased she hasn't needed to check into the famous celebrity rehab clinic.


23rd October 2007

Quote: "I got married, and I'm not married. Not everything works out like you might hope, and I'm not the first person to have disappointment in my life." Renee Zellweger comments on her short marriage to country star KENNY CHESNEY.


22nd October 2007

Quote: "We have a lovely relationship. I write him six-page emails about my political rage, and he writes back." Renee Zellweger is penpals with George Clooney, her director and co-star of upcoming film LEATHERHEADS.


1st October 2007

Fact: Oscar-winning actress Renee Zellweger is this year's (07) ambassador for U.S. department store Saks Fifth Avenue's Key To The Cure campaign to increase breast cancer awareness.


27th September 2007

Fact: Actress Renee Zellweger took pity on a window shopper in New York's Saks department store recently - and treated the woman to a pair of Manolo Blahnik shoes she had been admiring earlier, according to gossip column PageSix.


7th August 2007

Fact: Renee Zellweger, Viggo Mortensen and Ed Harris are teaming up to star in Harris' second film as director, western APPALOOSA.


26th February 2007

Quote: "I like him so much that I never want to meet him." Jim Carrey on THE White Stripes star Jack White. Ironically, both dated Renee Zellweger.


15th January 2007

Fact: Oscar winner Renee Zellweger will be making notes and taking photographs as she ambles through 2007 - her New Year's resolution is to document a year in her life. The actress kicked off her goal on Friday (12JAN06) when she took a picture of the studio audience during her appearance US chat show THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO.


15th January 2007

Quote: "We made jokes - It takes about 100 years to cut down a tree or move a rock up there. My friends said, 'It's like trying to buy a condo in New York.'" Renee Zellweger was impressed with preservation and conservation methods in England's Lake District, where she shot scenes for new movie MISS POTTER.


15th January 2007

Fact: Renee Zellweger will be making notes and taking photographs as she ambles through 2007 - her New Year's resolution is to document a year in her life. The actress kicked off her goal on Friday (12JAN06) when she took a picture of the studio audience during her appearance on US chat show THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO.


15th January 2007

Fact: To save costs on new BEATRIX POTTER biopic MISS POTTER, producers turned a cowshed on the Isle on Man into a film studio and cast members like Renee Zellweger and Ewan McGregor stayed in a hotel on the grounds of Sellafield nuclear power plant in the north east of England.


12th January 2007

Quote: "She's an honourary Brit, she's one of ours. We've got to claim her back... She's a force of nature." British actress Emily Watson is very fond of MISS POTTER co-star Renee Zellweger, who adopted a perfect English accent for the film.


8th January 2007

Quote: "It was important for me to make this film - going to work and being with my friends, getting through the days." Actress Renee Zellweger admits portraying British writer and illustrator BEATRIX POTTER helped her cope with the heartache of her failed marriage to country singer Kenny Chesney.


8th January 2007

Quote: "It's a very sad experience for anyone, and it's not fun when people decide to capitalise on it." Renee Zellweger admits she found the scrutiny surrounding her marriage break-up tough to take.


28th December 2006

Quote: "I hate it! I wish that I had more grace with it. I have a sense of humour about it, but it doesn't make it less frustrating to be swarmed and surrounded." Renee Zellweger on being photographed.


23rd December 2006

Quote: "It'll be a good old-fashioned Christmas. I'll be with my family, sit around in some sweatpants and tell stories." Renee Zellweger on her Christmas plans.


12th December 2006

Quote: "I'm scared. I've heard the stories. He's relentless... I'm not gonna sleep." Renee Zellweger is wary about teaming up with Hollywood prankster George Clooney in her next movie LEATHERHEADS.


7th December 2006

Quote: "I understand (and) crave the beans and toast breakfast." Renee Zellweger insists playing British characters BEATRIX POTTER and Bridget Jones have influenced her food choices.


1st December 2006

Fact: Reese Witherspoon is nursing her broken heart following her recent marriage split by befriending fellow celebrity divorcee Renee Zellweger - the two actresses were spotted enjoying a meal together at Los Angeles' Cut restaurant.


9th April 2006

Fact: Renee Zellweger has joined the BEATRIX POTTER society for $35 (GBP20) in a bid to research her movie role as the legendary writer.


23rd March 2006

Quote: "Don't ask me what happened with Renee Zellweger. I don't know how you get married for (just) four months...There must be some incredible things you find out one night." Actor Michael Douglas is baffled by Zellweger's brief 2005 marriage to country star Kenny Chesney.


3rd March 2006

Quote: "I need physical exertion of the sweating kind to stamp out anxieties that don't have a place in my head." COLD MOUNTAIN star Renee Zellweger combines workouts and therapy sessions.


20th January 2006

Fact: <p>Eva Mendes has the best celebrity body, according to readers of German newspaper Bild. The actress polled more than a quarter of all votes, beating Jennifer Lopez and Rachel Hunter. Mariah Carey came fourth and Kate Winslet fifth. Victoria Beckham, Nicole Richie and Renee Zellweger were also in the top ten. </p>


19th January 2006

Quote: <p>"Have you noticed that Renee Zellweger is Asian now?" US comedienne Kathy Griffin's assessment of the transformation of the CHICAGO star's appearance. </p>


1st November 2005

Quote: <p>"It was like opening the doors to your house and having someone come in take your big screen TV off the wall during the big game and there's nothing you can do about it. Country star Kenny Chesney on the end of his 130-day marriage to movie star Renee Zellweger. </p>


4th October 2005

Fact: <p>Renee Zellweger cheered herself up after her recent marriage split from country star Kenny Chesney with a trip to the ball park. The actress joined pals Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck at Sunday's (02OCT05) Boston Red Sox vs New York Yankees clash. </p>


19th September 2005

Quote: <p>I don't think we should allow celebrities to marry each other. Don't do it, people, please don't do it." WILL + GRACE star Eric Mccormack reacts to Renee Zellweger's shock split from Kenny Chesney after just four months of marriage. </p>


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