“I got sick of the sound of my own voice: it was time to go away and grow up a bit.”
In the mid-2000’s, Renée Zellweger starred in just about every big-budget blockbuster and Oscar-worthy film. However, between 2008 and 2010, she starred in a few films that didn’t impress critics and failed at the box office. She was still in major demand but decided it was time for a break.
In 2010, she took a hiatus from acting, which lasted 6 years. She said,
She noted that it gave her the chance to enjoy the simple things in life and recharge her batteries. However, as she was working on her talent and relaxing, Hollywood moved on. The break cut off a lot of her momentum, and she hasn’t been able to reclaim her past glory.