" The Academy Award winner, 45, addressed the speculation Tuesday."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," says Zellweger, who last appeared in 2010's , doesn't understand the hubbub."My friends say that I look peaceful. "For a long time I wasn't doing such a good job with that.
Us Weekly reports that the "Bridget Jones" actress is dating Doyle Bramhall II, a guitarist and producer who also happens to be the ex-boyfriend of singer Sheryl Crow (they split in 2011).
Zellweger and Bramhall, both 43, were photographed kissing while trying to depart from LAX airport Wednesday.
"She was on a bike with a basket and she was pedaling through the French Quarter about to brave that famous Southern summer swelter. My first impressions: She's a great beauty in ballet flats and a fedora.
She's independent and curious and wildly articulate. She was just a modern-day Audrey Hepburn."Zellweger continued, "To know her is to immediately warm to her.
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