What, prefer it’s exhausting? Selma Blair is shutting down rumors that Legally Blonde nearly ended with herself and Reese Witherspoon driving off into the sundown — however that doesn’t imply she wouldn’t have been absolutely on board.
“I really like that concept! What enjoyable. … I don’t do not forget that, possibly it was,” the Merciless Intentions star, 50, mentioned throughout a Thursday, July 12, episode of the “Shut Up Evan” podcast. “I’m buddies with Karen [McCullah] and [Kristen “Kiwi” Smith] that wrote it. However I’d’ve beloved that a lot. Let’s go along with that. I feel it’s a lot enjoyable.”
Whereas Blair might not recall her character, Vivian Kensington, sparking a romance with 46-year-old Witherspoon’s Elle Woods, the Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane alum did reveal a unique method the 2001 comedy nearly wrapped up.
“There was an ending that Vivian was blonde, and I did [go blonde],” the After actress revealed. “I’ve the Polaroids. I appeared similar to Faye Dunaway in Bonnie and Clyde. The beret was on and the blonde.”
Blair added that the movie in the end selected to scrap the thought as a result of it “simply wasn’t as sturdy as what it changed into,” noting that she did look “attractive” sporting the golden locks.
The Michigan native’s feedback come after Jessica Cauffiel, who performed Margot within the cult traditional, informed The New York Occasions through the twentieth anniversary oral historical past in 2021 that the movie was initially supposed to finish with Vivian and Elle “in Hawaii ingesting margaritas and holding arms.”
“The insinuation was both they had been greatest buddies or they’d gotten collectively romantically,” Cauffiel, 46, added.
Witherspoon, for her half, supported Cauffiel’s claims. “It’s true…” the Little Fires In all places star wrote by way of Twitter on the time.
Throughout her look, Blair expressed the will to “at the very least make a cameo” within the franchise’s third installment, Legally Blonde 3, which shall be penned by Mindy Kaling. “I’m hoping, hoping that that legacy can proceed, as a result of discuss concerning the good issues in life. That movie is among the good issues in life. It’s a spotlight. I actually really feel like, ‘Yeah, my obit’s gonna look okay,’” the Sweetest Factor star gushed.
Legally Blonde, which was filmed in 2000, adopted Elle Woods’ dedication to win again her boyfriend Warner Huntington III (Matthew Davis) by getting admitted into Harvard Regulation College alongside him. The comedy’s success spawned the sequel Legally Blonde 2: Crimson, White & Blonde in 2003, a direct-to-DVD spinoff in 2009 known as Legally Blondes and the hit Broadway manufacturing Legally Blonde: The Musical, which launched in 2007.