Oscar-winning actress Renée Zellweger had taken a break from movies for six whole years even after she became one of the A-listers. The actress has been famous for her roles in romantic comedies but apparently, her fame took a toll on her. She opened up about the issues she was facing. After she acted in "My Own Love Song" opposite Forest Whitaker, Zellweger shyed away from the limelight and quit acting for six years. At that point, she had spent her time traveling to various places like Cambodia, Thailand and volunteering in Africa with women's groups. She was mostly involved in charitable work and hardly made any appearances in events.
Now after so many years the actress has spoken about why she was away from all the spotlight during that period. She said that she had suffered from something which she calls an imposter syndrome," she explained that she had a constant feeling that this is the time when she will get fired for sure. In 2014 at the Elle Women in Hollywood Awards, Zellweger had come looking remarkably different and drew a lot of criticisms. There was a lot of speculations about her appearance.
At that point, she told her fans that she is glad that she looks different after the internet was flooded with her pictures and comments. She said that she was living a different, happy and a more fulfilling life and that she was very thrilled that it was showing. She added that her friends said that she looked healthy and peaceful and that was a good thing. She said that she was taking good care of herself and she was finally aware of the chaos that was happening in her life and took charge of it and decided to choose different things.
This was the time which really healed her and during her off-camera days when she was surrounded by some real good things including her relationship with musician Doyle Bramhall. These years seemed to be really helpful and decided to fight back and get her life back on track.In 2016, after 6 years she was back with Bridget Jones's Baby (2016), the third part of the Bridget Jones' franchise.
The talented actress has said that a woman's worth has always been measured by her appearance and that is no secret. She added that having a surgery on her eyes and altering her face was not her decision She also added that she is not writing because she had been once bullied publicly or her value of work has been questioned but she was writing to be fair on herself and to make some claims on her life which were ripped and speculated highly by people troubling her.