Zellweger, 48, and the guitarist have been dating since 2012. I really appreciate the work that the ladies who founded the film festival are doing — their commitment to making an impact — spotlighting these causes to make a vital difference in so many people’s lives," she told Us on the red carpet.
As Us previously reported, the Texas natives knew each other when the actress attended the University of Texas in the early '90s. "And I’m just flattered that they asked me to be part of it.
The former supermodel, 48, was without actor husband Ed Burns.
She looked fabulous in a black and white patterned dress paired with a cropped white tasseled jacket.
Often the blonde Bridget Jones' Diary star does not talk about the guitarist. She was married for four months to Kenny Chesney in 2005.
But when stopping by the Changemaker Gala at the Greenwich International Film Festival in Connecticut on Thursday, the beauty gushed about him. At the event she also posed with her brother, 49, a marketing executive.
They didn't date back then, but their relationship went from platonic to romantic when they crossed paths again in L.