11. Davis was equal components scared and excited for his first main movie function as Warner. “I used to be so out of my league,” he recalled in the course of the October reunion. “I actually was simply off the again of the turnip truck out of Salt Lake Metropolis, Utah. I could not get out of Utah quick sufficient and I stumbled my method into this film known as Legally Blonde.” Very inexperienced and harboring a little bit of a factor for his costars (“I believe he had a crush on all people,” Cauffiel recently told The New York Times), “I used to be crapping my pants each step of the best way,” he admitted.
His very first scene noticed him break up with Witherspoon. “I sat down and unexpectedly Elle Woods was there,” he shared, “and Elle Woods was so huge and so vigorous and I noticed that every one my decisions had been improper.”
12. Twenty years later, he nonetheless will get crap for the callous method Warner dumped his faculty sweetheart mid-dinner date (“If I will be a senator by the point I am 30, I must cease dicking round”) earlier than occurring to suggest to his “Jackie”, fellow Harvard legislation scholar Vivian Kensington (Selma Blair).
Although he’d go on to roles on Damages, The Vampire Diaries, The Originals and now Legacies, “For years and years folks would say ‘You are that a–hole from Legally Blonde!'” he shared in the course of the digital get-together, prompting Witherspoon to return to his protection. “I am right here to inform folks Matthew Davis is the nicest individual!” she insisted. “He was simply taking part in a personality.”