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Renee Zellweger Has A Face: Let The Media Bitchfest Begin

by | 23rd, October 2014

Renee Zellweger, left, and Doyle Bramhall II attend ELLE's 21st annual Women In Hollywood Awards at the Four Seasons Hotel on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)


RENEE Zellweger has a face. This sensation has been heralded in the news media.

In the Times , it;’s tlaking pioint. Carole Midgley says:

Shame on Renée Zellweger. Seriously: what is her problem? She has been a female on this Earth for 45 years now and that’s plenty long enough to have learnt the rules… You must at all times pull off the impossible. Got that? You must be a 24/7 magician. For whether you’re on the red carpet or putting out your bins, you must look eternally young and perfect.

But here’s the crucial thing: you must never betray any sign that you may have tried to make yourself look young and perfect. No, no, no. This won’t do at all. Trying is ugly; risible. Your age-defying beauty, perfect figure, line-free face and lustrous hair must appear effortless.

She refers to the “spite-filled headlines and comments”, the “massive bitch”, that Zellweger has been “pilloried and mocked”.

Did she look on Twitter, where Times columnist India Knight and the Guardian’s Hadley Freeman were commenting?


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Those  Times and  Guardian’s editorial meetings should be interesting.

Jennifer Gerson Uffalussy writes in the Guardian :

“Where did Renee Zellweger’s face go?”

To ask a question like that, as so many did on Tuesday is to cut in all directions, commodifying a woman’s body even as you seemingly seek to champion it…

Yet one trope was notably absent from the Greek chorus of judgment decrying Zellweger’s physical appearance. In

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