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March 6, 2010 7:22 AM

In Jeremy Renner profile, London paper calls Modesto a cowtown

In a profile of best actor nominee Jeremy Renner, The Times of London newspaper refers to his hometown of Modesto as a "California cowtown." Renner doesn't exactly heap praise on it, either. "It's in the Central Valley, very agricultural," Renner says. "I hated it, don’t get me wrong, when I was a young man. I wanted to (exit quickly)."

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