'Legally Blonde' Turns fifteen: Reese Witherspoon Says Film Was a 'Pivotal Moment in Feminism'

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Source:   —  July 15, 2016, at 2:40 PM

“I have had so many women declare to me, ‘I went to law school because of "Legally Blonde,"’” she said, describing the film as a “pivotal moment in feminism.” Witherspoon also spoke about how her role as Elle Woods impacted her career.

'Legally Blonde' Turns fifteen: Reese Witherspoon Says Film Was a 'Pivotal Moment in Feminism'

Happy fifteenth birthday, "Legally Blonde"!

To celebrate the heritage of the classic film, Elle Woods herself keep out a request to all fans to “share pictures of you wearing pink, a picture of your pet, your law degree -- anything that reminds you of 'Legally Blonde.'"

In honor of the huge day, Reese Witherspoon spoke about the film in a Q&A posted to Instagram.

“I have had so many women declare to me, ‘I went to law school because of "Legally Blonde,"’” she said, describing the film as a “pivotal moment in feminism.”

Witherspoon also spoke about how her role as Elle Woods impacted her career. “I owe so much to the creation of that character. She’s a huge portion of who I'm as a person. I keep a lot of myself into that -- a positive person who's trying not to let other attitudes bring her down,” she said. “I am really pleased of what we created.”

And of course, as promised, Witherspoon broke down the beloved “bend and snap” for her Instagram audience with a fast video. In her interview, Witherspoon added, “I have a feeling I'll be doing the bend and click until I am 95.”

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