Via Fark: Renee Zellweger gained and lost 20 lbs to play Bridget Jones Diary and is now doing it again for the sequel.
BTW Renee is a native of Katy, Texas, which is a suburb of Houston. Well its a suburb now. I saw her on Inside the Actors Studio and she said it was an “idyllic” place to grow up. “It was very nice. I don’t know if it still is. Its part of Houston now.” Know the feeling same thing happen to Kingwood, where I live.
She also worked her way through UT as a waitress at Sugar’s(NSW?), a strip club in Austin.