Yesterday, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch published the results of the official autopsy performed on Mike Brown in the immediate aftermath of his shooting on August 7th of this year. Among the findings: there was a “significant altercation” at Officer Darren Wilson’s car and Brown appeared to have tried to grab the gun from out of his hand.
When you’re someone with a recognizable and even bankable appearance, altering it can mean an inexorable slide into career oblivion. What’s unfortunate is that Renée Zellweger was probably caught between that fact of Hollywood and the other one — the one that demands that young, fresh-faced actresses stay young and fresh-faced forever.
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