Reese Witherspoon Dons Bikini to Address 'Legally Blonde 3' Rumors

Rumors began circulating this week that Reese Witherspoon had struck a deal to make another sequel to her classic comedy Legally Blonde. Witherspoon herself turned up on social media to set the record straight, and she did so while lounging in a pool in a bikini. Read on to get the whole scoop.

Via Page Six.

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“It’s true… #LegallyBlonde3,” Witherspoon, 42, shared on Instagram, paying homage to a scene in the original film by floating on a pool raft.

MGM was said to be nearing a deal with Witherspoon to reprise her role as the sorority girl turned Harvard grad, according to Deadline. The film’s original scribes, Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith and Karen McCullah, are reportedly in final talks to helm the script.

Released in 2001, “Legally Blonde” grossed $141 million worldwide, while the 2003 sequel, “Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde” raked in $124 million.

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