A friend of Zellweger’s told Popeater, “They were such a great couple that we are all shocked.”
They were a great couple. If that couple was a mother and son.
“She wanted a ring, and he just wasn't ready to propose”, the source says. “She's 41 and has an Oscar. She's starting to think about children and settling down while Bradley loves his life exactly as it is.”
So they split because Zellweger was ready to settle down, and Bradley didn’t want to be squinted at for the rest of his life. Mystery solved.