WHY IS EVERYONE TALKING?
While media sources from US Weekly, and TMZ, to People, Fox News, and the New York Daily News covered Renée Zelweger’s recent quirky-to-country club transformation, we were shocked by the country’s outrage. Why has one woman’s appearance led to such controversy? Perhaps it is because over the years we have indentifed ourselves in one of Zellwegger’s iconic characters? After all, who of us hasn’t had a cringe-worthy Bridget Jones moment? How often in life have we taken a Jerry Maguire-like risk? These are simply roles that the Academy Award-winner has played to perfection. for more than twenty years. According to The New York Times, “It’s jarring when suddenly we don’t recognize the person in whom we once saw ourselves.” That we can understand. Read more of this story »