Monday 8 August 2022 06:13 AM Renee Zellweger speaks out against 'anti-aging' beauty products trends now
Renée Zellweger defended natural aging in a new interview with The Sunday Times this week.
The 53-year-old two-time Academy Award–winner shared that she had had a revelation after turning 50 a few years ago.
In her interview, she criticized 'anti-aging' cosmetic products for messages to consumers 'telling us we don’t need to look our real age.'
Like a fine wine: Renée Zellweger, 53, noted that she was happier in her 50s than her 20s as she spoke out against anti-aging products to The Sunday Times; seen in March in Hollywood
Zellweger may have shocked some readers when she admitted that she couldn't wait to turn 50, which she saw as an improvement over her 20s.
'Turning 50 felt like a whole new beginning without the nonsense, the point where you can stop listening to all those voices in your head and all those expectations and projections people have of you and become more authentically yourself,' she admitted.
'Like, good luck all you suckers out there because you’ve got to survive a lot to get to my age, and I’ve earned my power and voice.'
But the conversation turned to the actress' appearance, particularly circa the mid-2010s, when she was rumored to have had cosmetic surgery that change the appearance of her famously squinty eyes.
Bad message: 'You’re saying I’m not valuable any more because I’m 53? Is that what you’re saying?' she complained of anti-aging cosmetics; still from Chicago (2003)
In a Huffington Post op-ed from 2016, she appeared to deny having had surgery to change the appearance of her eyes, though the wording was vague enough to leave some wiggle room.
But now Zellweger is fed up with cosmetic products that are advertised in a manner to convince people that they need to look younger than their true age.
'All those ads telling us we don’t need to look our real age if we just buy all