The Elle Woods Movement is something that has created hope and inspiration to many young female generations. Her persona has inspired women everywhere to follow their dreams and not let anything get in their way. Since the release of Legally Blonde, women everywhere have felt inspired and encouraged to not let judgements and other people’s opinions get to them. But what really started the Elle Woods Movements? What was the inspiration behind it? What does it mean for women everywhere? How is it changing the future generation of women? Well, we did some research and we have answers to all these questions!
The Birth of Elle Woods
In 2001, the movie Legally Blonde was released. America’s sweetheart Reese Witherspoon played the role of Elle Woods. The movie was an instant hit. Everyone fell in love with Elle Woods. Fierce and confident, she was loved by everyone. Without even knowing it, Reese Witherspoon started a whole new movement through her Elle Woods character. What started out as a girl going to Harvard Law to win back the man of her dreams quickly turned into an inspiration for women everywhere. Her character proves to everyone that she is more than just good looks. Elle is quick to understand that no one can take her seriously, so she proves everyone wrong by studying hard and putting in the effort to succeed.
The movie was such a huge success that it was nominated for a Golden Globe and at the MTV Movie Awards. In fact, with the huge success and positive feedback, Legally Blonde 2 was released just a few short years after along with a Musical on Broadway. It’s safe to say that Elle Woods left a positive impression on many people in the world.
What… like it’s hard?
One thing Reese Witherspoon was able to showcase through her Elle Woods character was to challenge stereotypes everywhere. Viewed and judged as a “ditzy blonde”, Elle Woods created a whole new movement. Her famous quote “What, like it’s hard?” is being told by young women everywhere. Young graduates everywhere are going so far as writing it on their graduation hats. Future female doctors, lawyers, engineers and much more are wearing the caps with pride. Proving that even girls can do it, the Elle Woods Movement is creating a whole new sense to the meaning of #GirlPower.
A Whole New Movement for Girls Everywhere
Who knew that when Reese Witherspoon would accept to become Elle Woods she would become a female advocate for women everywhere? If you work hard, believe in what you stand for and not let other people’s opinions get to you, you can accomplish pretty much anything. Elle Woods proved it in her own sparkly way. “You got into Harvard Law?” “What? Like it’s hard?” Getting into one of the top law schools in the world doesn’t have to be hard. I mean if a ditzy blonde from L.A. was able to get in, how hard can it be?
We all love Reese Witherspoon, but when she portrays as Elle Woods, we can’t help but love her more. The Elle Woods Movement is an inspiration to the future generation. Showing young girls that they can accomplish anything and become anyone they wish to be, now that’s what #GirlPower is all about!
In true Elle Woods fashion, We Did It!