At one point, Renée Zellweger traded scripts for law books.

An interview with The Today show on March 7, the actress shared that while she was taking a break from acting, she sought to learn more about international law at UCLA.

“[I] went to school,” Renée said. I escaped to UCLA and worked in public policy.

She shared her passion for international law as a reason she decided to pursue it. 

Renée gushed, “[I am]I am just so interested in politics. It is my favorite thing. At a dinner party, I will bore you to tears. “I really do.”

“I needed to take a step back and grow as an individual, learn [some things]”Those were not connected to work,” she said. That’s what I love about my job. It’s possible to discover things you would never otherwise be able to.