News

Reese Witherspoon goes ‘Legally Blonde’ for cancer-stricken fan

Reese Witherspoon goes ‘Legally Blonde’ for cancer-stricken fan

Reese Witherspoon stars in a scene from "Legally Blonde." Photo: WENN

Actress Reese Witherspoon channeled her famous Legally Blonde character to show her support for a young cancer-stricken fan.

The Oscar winner played dress-up for the four year old who is obsessed by her alter ego Elle Woods, and dedicated a photo posted on her Instagram.com account on Wednesday to the fan.

Witherspoon also held up a sign in the picture, which reads: “Get better soon! #TeamWill Love Reese”.

The actress added the caption, “This is for one of the strongest little four-year-olds I can imagine. Will – I hear that you’re fighting so hard and strong against cancer and that in the hospital you’ve been watching a lot of Legally Blonde and loving it. I hope it makes you laugh!

“I wanted you to know that I made this sign in your honor – and I’m sending a big big hug and my hope and prayers. Just know – I’m a really big fan of YOURS! PS anyone else – feel free to make your own sign for Will and post it with the hashtag #TeamWill so he can see it… I’m sure he’d love that!”

Witherspoon, who has three children of her own, is among the list of stars who will participate in the upcoming Stand Up to Cancer charity’s fundraising telecast on 5 September.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘I’m proud to be gay’

Fresh
timcook

Cook wrote a column published on Thursday and said he hopes that his declaration can help others.

in Entertainment, Sports

The best #ChevyGuy tweets from the World Series

Fresh
bumgarner1

World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner was awarded a new truck with "technology and stuff" by a very nervous Chevy employee and Twitter took notice.

in Entertainment, Viral Videos

WATCH: Ice Cube teaches Elmo a new word

11-overlay2

There was a time when parents would have freaked out to hear their kids were learning words from Ice Cube.

in Music

Brad Paisley joins New York’s first country festival

bradpaisley

The inaugural FarmBorough event is slated for June.

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Daniel Radcliffe ‘raps’ the alphabet

17-overlay3

The "Harry Potter" star performs the tongue-twisting "Alphabet Aerobics" and it's hilarious.