Vanity Fair spoke with Lee Grant about her experiences with Hollywood and they briefly discussed Renee … here is a clip of the article.
Female actors are still scrutinized for their looks, obviously—and not just by producers but by critics and even the public on social media. What do you think when someone like Renée Zellweger is criticized by complete strangers about her appearance?
I hate that. That’s so petty. These are the things that worry me about the press—they don’t see what she’s gone through. They don’t see the thing that that person said about Faye Dunaway. “Big, fat pig.” They don’t see the skinning that women get in Hollywood for a wrinkle or a bag under the eye. They’re fucked. Renée Zellweger is a very charming actress. Lovely actress. Very unique. Did you see her in Judy?
Yes—and, of course, she plays Judy Garland when she’d been ravaged by the demands of Hollywood and was running on fumes.
That’s our lives, honey.
Read the entire article here.