Renee Zellweger Talks About Bonding With Fellow Oscar Nominees

February 10, 2020

Oscar winner Renee Zellweger reflected on how she bonds with her fellow nominees during any awards show.

In an exclusive backstage interview with RADIO.COM, the award-winning actress talked about the special experience while attending the 2020 Oscars, echoing her acceptance speech in which she mentions the "honor" of being among her fellow nominees.

"We meet at the dinners. We go and have the chats, the round circles and share stories like that," Zellweger said.

While receiving her Oscar, Zellweger said she felt no competition with her fellow nominees, referring to Scarlett Johansson, Charlize Theron, Saoirse Ronan, and Cynthia Erivo.

"It's really special because I'm just seeing my friends, you know my friends and people. We cheer for each other," Zellweger said.

In her acceptance speech, Zellweger gave a special nod to the other ladies in the category alongside of her. "I've said it before and I'm going to say it again. Cynthia, Scarlett, Charlize, Saoirse, I have to say, boy it is an honor to be considered in your company," the actress said.

Renee Zellweger won the Best Actress Academy Award for her role of Judy Garland in the movie "Judy."

This is the first time Zellweger has won Best Actress. According to the Academy, back in 2004, the actress won Best Supporting Actress for her role in "Cold Mountain."

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