Christina Applegate passed on role of Elle in Legally Blonde that made Reese Witherspoon famous

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She found fame as Kelly Bundy on the long-running sitcom Married... with Children.

The show ended in 1997 after a decade and Christina Applegate, then 26, focused on building her acting career as an adult.

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While promoting her new Netflix series Dead To Me on Tuesday, the actress revealed that she passed on the lead role of Elle Woods in the 2001 movie Legally Blonde, that helped make a star of Reese Witherspoon.

'I wasn’t actually offered it, but the script had came to me,' Applegate, 47, said during an appearance on Bravo's Watch What Happens Live.

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'But I had just gotten off Married with Children and I felt like it was too close to what I had just been doing and...
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