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"It's horrible. It's cruel and rude and disrespectful," she told the magazine, choosing to dive right into the matter and not mince words. "I can go on and on. It bothers me immensely."
Shortly after Zellweger attended Elle's Women in Hollywood Awards, where all the hullabaloo first began, she explained why her looks may have changed.
"I'm glad folks think I look different! I'm living a different, happy, more fulfilling life, and I'm thrilled that perhaps it shows," Zellweger, told People, "It seems the folks who come digging around for some nefarious truth which doesn't exist won't get off my porch until I answer the door."