Five Reasons Why Elle Woods Should Be Every Young Girl's Role Model

Five Reasons Why Elle Woods Should Be Every Young Girl's Role Model

Elle's wisdom goes far beyond the risks of deactivating the Ammonium Thioglycolate.

'Legally Blonde' is almost 2 decades old, but Elle Woods will be cherished across generations forever.

The comedy film starring Reese Witherspoon was released on 13 July 2001, but it was so ahead of its time.

People are now calling it one of the ultimate feminist films ever created, and we can not help but agree with them.

Here are five reasons why Elle Woods should be every girl's role model. 

She Is Not Afraid To Tone Down Her Feminity To Succeed

When Elle Woods went to Harvard Law School, she was met with condescending looks due to her over-the-top and colorful girly outfits. She was regarded as dumb, a stereotype that blondes and women who like to dress up get associated easily.

However, she soon proved everyone was wrong when she starts getting to the top of her class, all while maintaining her glamorous and colorful ensemble.


She Knows Who She Is And Doesn't Pay Attention To Negative Opinion From Others

Elle Woods is deeply admired and loved by her sorority girls, but she was not regarded the same treatment by the faculty and students of Harvard Law School. Her ex-boyfriend thinks she is not serious enough for this kind of lifestyle and dumps her, and the rest of the people at Harvard thinks the same.

However, Elle remained determined and has soon proven she is more than capable in the legal world. 

Elle Woods

She Knows That There Are Greater Things In Life Than Boys

Although her initial intention to get into Law School was associated with her ex-boyfriend, Elle soon realized that some things are better than boys.

After successfully winning a case at the end of the film, her ex tried to get back with her.

But Elle said, “I’ve waited so long to hear you say that. But if I’m going to be a partner in a law firm by the time I’m 30, I need a boyfriend who’s not such a complete bonehead." Success is truly the best revenge. 

Elle Woods and Bruiser Woods

She Treats Her Dog Like Family

Who would forget Elle's adorable pooch,  Bruiser Woods? She even gave her dog their last name and treats her like her true baby. They dress up in similar outfits and are always together. Elle taught us that dogs are more than just Instagram pets. They are family.

Her love for Bruiser even led Elle to create and pass the Bruiser's Bill, which led to the release of poor animals (including Bruiser's mom) used as testers by a cosmetic company in the film's sequel.

Legally Blonde

She Doesn't Hesitate To Help Her Friends

Elle is the kind of friend you would always wish to have. She represented Paulette Bonafonté so she could get custody of her dog from her ex-boyfriend. The move was very risky in real life and could have barred her from taking the bar at any state in the US. Nonetheless, we know she will not hesitate to do the same for her friends.

What's your favorite thing about Elle Woods? Share your thoughts in the comment section. 

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