'That is amazing' - Reese Witherspoon's full circle moments with Denzel Washington revealed!
Reese Witherspoon shares hilarious and touching anecdotes of her encounters with Robert De Niro and Denzel Washington from early in her career. Read about auditions, parking mishaps, and full-circle moments.
Reese and Denzel (Source: People)
Hollywood is a land of dreams, drama, and sometimes, downright comical encounters. Reese Witherspoon recently dished about her early escapades with legends Robert De Niro and Denzel Washington, and the details are nothing short of delightful.
"Oh my God, I Stripped all the Gears!" - A Young Star's Journey
It all began with a nerve-wracking audition for the 1991 film "Cape Fear" with De Niro and Scorsese. "I got so scared when I walked in the room. I didn't know who Robert De Niro was," Witherspoon recalled, as reported by The Hollywood Reporter. This audition had the 14-year-old Witherspoon so tongue-tied that De Niro had to finish her lines. She didn't get the role but left an indelible impression, as De Niro later told her, "I remember you."
From Parking Porsches to Full-Circle Moments with Denzel Washington
A few years later, Witherspoon found herself interning for the movie "Devil in a Blue Dress," starring the incomparable Denzel Washington. The tasks at hand? Answering phones and parking Washington's Porsche. "Oh my God, I stripped all the gears," she laughingly confessed about her encounter with Washington's car.
However, the tale didn't end there. The connection with Washington continued in an unexpected full-circle moment when she found out that Washington's daughter was a crewmember assisting her with costumes in another film. "I was like, 'That is amazing,'" Witherspoon added.
Conclusion: From Auditions to Icons
These charming anecdotes not only showcase the small world of Hollywood but also the perseverance and growth of a young actress, who went from stumbling through auditions to becoming an A-list star. And the connections with Robert De Niro and Denzel Washington serve as humorous and heartwarming bookmarks in her illustrious journey. The next time you see a Porsche, you might just chuckle and think of Reese Witherspoon's gear-stripping encounter with one of the most famous actors of our time.
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