‘I re­gret not do­ing Legally Blonde’

Hindustan Times (Patna) - Live - - Leisure - PTI

Amer­i­can ac­tor Christina Ap­ple­gate has said that turn­ing down the lead role in the film, Legally Blonde (2001), is one of her big­gest re­grets. The 43-year-old star was fin­ish­ing up her stint as ditzy Kelly Bundy on US sit­com Mar­ried... With Chil­dren when she was of­fered the role. How­ever, Ap­ple­gate was tired of be­ing type­cast as “a dumb blonde”, so she re­jected the role, which even­tu­ally went to ac­tor Reese Wither­spoon and turned her into a house­hold name, re­ported New York Daily News. “I kept get­ting scripts for dumb blondes and here’s one of my big­gest re­grets: one of those was Legally Blonde,” she said.

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