Monday 20 November 2017

Trial by Twitter: Uma Thurman's face gets the Renee Zellweger treatment

Helen Nianias

Uma Thurman was given the same treatment as Renée Zellweger when she walked down a red carpet in New York.

The Kill Bill star was promoting her new NBC miniseries The Slap on Monday night, but ended up being the focus of speculation about whether she'd had surgery.

One news outlet said the actress "turned heads for all the wrong reasons", while another said the Thurman's "look was remarkably different to normal" and asked: "Uma? Is that you?

Read more: Renée Zellweger 'crying' to boyfriend about the backlash surrounding her looks

Actress Uma Thurman attends
Actress Uma Thurman attends "The Slap" New York Premiere Party at The New Museum on February 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)

Thurman wasn't wearing as much eye make-up as normal, and the criticism came in thick and fast.

Last year, Zellweger was the subject of plastic surgery rumours after wearing a different make-up look at a red-carpet event.

She told People: "I’m glad folks think I look different! I’m living a different, happy, more fulfilling life, and I’m thrilled that perhaps it shows."

Similarly, Catherine Zeta Jones also underwent speculation after she made a rare red carpet appearance at the Golden Globes last month.

Actress Uma Thurman attends
Actress Uma Thurman attends "The Slap" New York Premiere Party at The New Museum on February 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)
Actress Uma Thurman attends "The Slap" New York Premiere Party at The New Museum on February 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)
Actress Uma Thurman attends 2015 House Of SpeakEasy Gala at City Winery on January 28, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)

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