Reese Witherspoon Reflects on ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ and How She’s Spending the Holidays (Exclusive)


By Mona Khalifeh, ETOnline.com.

What sweet memories for Reese Witherspoon!

ET’s Cassie DiLaura sat down with the actress at the premiere of « Something From Tiffany’s, » where she discussed the parallels between her new rom-com and her iconic Tiffany moment in 2002’s « Sweet Home Alabama. »

« I think there’s something so magical about that Tiffany moment, » Witherspoon said. « I hear about it all the time, people say, that ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ moment, really sticks with people. I always love collaborating with the brand, because it’s just this beautiful, timeless, classic brand. and not everyone likes something in a little blue box?”

As for what she loved most about filming that « magical » scene at the beloved jewelry store — a scene she recreated in 2015 — Witherspoon told ET she had to have Tiffany all to herself .

« I think I was 24, and it was a night shoot, so we were up all night, and they had closed the whole store, so we were allowed to walk around and look at all the jewelry, everything, » said « The Morning Show » star. « And it was just magical. It was very magical. »

Witherspoon’s latest turn behind the camera brings the same sparkle, with « Something From Tiffany’s » bringing that rom-com magic to a new Christmas movie. In the film, which will be released on December 9, Zoey Deutch stars as a woman whose life is turned upside down when an engagement ring meant for someone else leads her to the person she’s meant to be with.

« It’s just a classic, sort of, incomprehensible Christmas movie, you have New York at Christmas, » said Witherspoon, who serves as executive producer on the project. « It’s just one of those movies that you want to sit down and watch over and over again. »

As the holiday season approaches, Witherspoon said she will be doing just that, as she and her family warm up by the fire.

« Oh, so much fun, » she said of how the holidays will be like back home. « We just bake a lot and sit cozy by the fire, I watched the Lindsay Lohan movie – loved it. Loved it. Stuff like that. Things that are like, cozy and Christmas and holidays .

« Something From Tiffany’s » premieres December 9 on Prime Video.

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