Witherspoon's Tough Stance Loses Her Roles
LEGALLY BLONDE star REESE WITHERSPOON is finding her strong persona is leading casting directors to reject her for roles.
The Hollywood actress thrives on playing women who, like herself, wield a certain level of power, but she's found that it has cost her work.
She says, "I could never portray anybody mousy or unassertive, or that typical starlet persona. I believe in the strength of women. Because I know that women can do practically anything!
"There are certain roles I don't get, because they say, 'Oh, she's not vulnerable enough.' But I say, 'If it ain't broke, don't fix it!"25/08/2004 03:10