BAFTAs 2020: Renee Zellweger breaks down in the audience

BAFTAs 2020: Renee Zellweger breaks down during co-star Jessie Buckley's performance before welling up as For Sama wins Best Documentary

By Charlotte Dean For Mailonline

Published: 01:15 GMT, 3 February 2020 | Updated: 01:18 GMT, 3 February 2020

View
comments

She won the Best Actress award for her Judy Garland role at Sunday's BAFTAs.

And emotions were clearly running high during the evening, as Renee Zellweger was since crying in the audience on a couple of occasions thorough the evening.

The actress, 50, was seen dabbing her eyes when her Judy co-star Jessie Buckley, who plays her assistant Rosalyn Wilder, performed at the event.

Emotional: Renee Zellweger was since crying in the audience on a couple of occasions thorough the evening

Emotional: Renee Zellweger was since crying in the audience on a couple of occasions thorough the evening

Jessie was singing her song Glasgow (No Place Like Home) from the soundtrack to her film Wild Rose, and Renee appeared unable to contain her emotions.

Speaking to presenter Edith Bowman about Jessie following the ceremony, Renee said: 'Oh my gosh, [I was] blubbering! She's a knock out.'   

Gushing over her friend, she said: 'I knew she was nervous, because if you've going to sing in a room, that's the room - The Albert Hall. If you're a singer don't you dream of that!'

Touching: The actress, 50, was seen dabbing her eyes when her Judy co-star Jessie Buckley, who plays her assistant Rosalyn Wilder, performed at the event

Touching: The actress, 50, was seen dabbing her eyes when her Judy co-star Jessie Buckley, who plays her assistant Rosalyn Wilder, performed at the event

She added: 'I was so proud of Jessie tonight, I'll probably start crying if I talk about it.'

Edith also referenced Renee's big win, and she replied: 'Yeah I kind of cried at that part. I've seen so many shows and been here so many times, with so many special memories. To hear that,

read more from dailymail.....

Get the latest news delivered to your inbox

Follow us on social media networks

PREV MAFS 2020: Mikey Pembroke opens up about his famous ex-girlfriend
NEXT Love Island CONFIRMS the return of Casa Amor