This just in: Arguably the greatest story to come out of the 21st Elle girls in Hollywood Awards — an occasion which exists to honor the success of girls in front of and behind the camera — was about one celebrity’ appearance, not her achievements.
More like, had us marveling at your look on the red carpet Monday at the Elle Magazine 21st annual Women in Hollywood event. The actress looked so different from her “Jerry Maguire” and “Bridget Jones’s Diary” days that some questioned whether it was really the same person.
“The Academy Award-nominated actress is virtually unrecognizable,” MoviePilot.com wrote.
Gawker simply posted present and past photos of Zellweger with a note that read, “Since a few people are asking, allow us to be explicit: These are 100 percent photos of Renée Zellweger (the one you are thinking of — the famous actress), from Getty photos, correctly identified as Renée Zellweger. Other than that, there is nothing remarkable about them.”
For some it was reminiscent of “Dirty Dancing” star Jennifer Grey, who a few years ago surprised fans with a new look. But in Grey’s case, she said, it was a result of two plastic surgeries on her nose that left her appearance more changed than she had anticipated. Credits: Is that you, Renee Zellweger? | KFOR.com
(She had seemingly and aged over the span of almost 20 years.)
Renee Zellweger shocks the world with her new unrecognisable face on the red carpet of the Elle Style Awards. Can the real Renee Zellweger please stand up?
Renee Zellweger may not be the first Hollywood star to undertake an unrecognisable plastic surgery transformation, but she sure did shock the world when she debuted her new face on the red carpet at the Elle Style Awards last night. Jaws dropped word wide, with people rubbing their eyes in disbelief. Is this really Renee Zellweger? We wish there was a more interesting conspiracy theory – that Zellweger had been abducted and replaced by a plastic representation of herself – but no. This is Renee Zellweger’s new face. Credits: Renee Zellweger’s New Face Shocks The World
Remember, those come in the aftermath of each of the essential “Why does she look like she’s sucking on a lemon?!?” narratives that have dogged her over the span of her whole career. Same headlines, words that are distinct.
Nope, the new images shot Monday weren’t Photoshopped. Yep, her touch squint seems to have been supplanted by a less heavily-lidded appearance.
Nope, she is not rocking a tremendous grin in the pictures being touted as the most “unrecognizable.” Yep, the larger a human being grins that human being’s eyes squint.
Nope, Zellweger’s brow wasn’t riddled with wrinkles. Yep, the shorter layers of hair that hide her brow and normally frame Zellweger’s face were slicked away to the side for a hairdo that created the delusion of all-one-span locks.
Yep, there is plenty of pressure for celebrities not to age.
And according to Box Office Mojo, movies she’s been in have still grossed more than $2.5 billion global. And without a big screen appearance since 2010, she is still enough of a Hollywood existence to rank with presenters who comprised Bill Hader, Shirley Maclaine, Kerry Washington, Amy Poehler, Jennifer Lawrence and Steve Carell.
In other shocking news out of the Elle awards, in a than kyou video that was recorded, a pregnant Zoe Saldana seemed to have gained weight.
To me her new face makes her appearance very close to resembling either Juliette Lewis or Naomi Watts, but it is definitely no longer the sameZellweger. Credits: Actress Renee Zellweger Shocks With Recent Red Carpet …
Video: Renee Zellweger’s New Face Shocks Twitter
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