Zellweger explained that she’s known Bramhall “since I was young and living in Austin” where she went to college. “I was fatigued and wasn’t taking the time I needed to recover between projects, and it caught up with me.
I got sick of the sound of my own voice: it was time to go away and grow up a bit,” she said.
She was also participating in her high school drama club to enhance her acting capacity.
The actress, who was in the bathroom when her winning of the 2000 Golden Globe in 'Nurse Betty' announced, later continued her study at University of Texas, majored in English and graduated in 1991.
“I found anonymity, so I could have exchanges with people on a human level and be seen and heard, not be defined by this image that precedes me when I walk into a room.” HOW RENEE ZELLWEGER TRANSFORMED FOR 'BRIDGET JONES' ...
Despite being a relatively private couple, Zellweger and Bramhall are clearly in love.
She previously dated Jim Carrey, Jack White, Kenny Chesney (whom she married, then broke up with after only four months) and "Case 39" co-star Bradley Cooper.
And Zellweger and Bramhall have been together ever since. “I’m very, very happy right now.” RENEE ZELLWEGER FACES PLASTIC SURGERY RUMORS ...Crowe and his casting cohort thought, “She doesn’t even have to be a star, and maybe it’s better if she isn’t. “Often, the people you really believed would always be there if you were down, down, down, are not there.She has to dive in with Jerry Maguire, knowing she’s messing with her health insurance. ”It was casting director Gail Levin who suggested Zellweger, and convinced the director to eventually call her in to meet with Cruise.“I remember I had this instant kinship with Cameron,” Zellweger recalled, “he just felt like an old friend to me, and we share a lot of the same interests—he’s a writer who loves music. meeting with Tom, though, it was hilarious to me, actually driving to that meeting. because Tom Cruise was waiting for me.”As Crowe explained of the test that followed—a clip that is included on the 20th-anniversary Blu-ray, available now—“We have video of that because I was filming, and you just see something happen when Tom sees her. The two of them together have a very particular chemistry. But somebody else shows up that you didn’t expect, with loyalty toward you, and that becomes your life and the way you look at the world.It was a stratospheric jump for Zellweger, who, at the time, had only only recently moved to Los Angeles and appeared in a handful of films including .“When I got the job, I was living in a garage apartment in West Hollywood and I was very happy,” Zellweger recalled.“I remember that life felt like it was starting to gain momentum, in terms of maturing and growing up and different professional opportunities.
"They went to college together," a source told the magazine.