Rachael Leigh Cook Reveals A Certain Scene In 'She's All That' Made Her 'Self-Conscious'

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Jan. 29 2019, Updated 10:30 p.m. ET

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Twenty years ago, a certain little film called She's All That premiered in theaters across America on January 29, 1999. The teen rom-com featured many young stars like Rachael Leigh Cook, Freddie Prinze Jr. and the late Paul Walker that shot them into instant stardom. Two decades later, Rachael is opening up about the most iconic scene in the flick that made her feel "really self conscious."

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The classic scene where Rachael's character Laney Boggs descends from her stairwell in a red dress to the Sixpence None the Richer’s song “Kiss Me” has become a staple of the movie.

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Rachael revealed to Entertainment Tonight about the scene and how she really felt about it.

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"I remember feeling really self-conscious in the scene where I have to come down the stairs in the red dress,” she said.

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The 39-year-old admitted, "There were two of that dress. We needed a stunt double dress for the scene where I had to run out and fall down in the driveway.”

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The mother of two explained, "One dress felt a good size smaller than the other one. Apparently the first dress was not available, so I’m in the second dress just going like holds breath to get down the stairs. Just without breathing. Say some words and then we’ll be done!”

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What are your favorite scenes from 'She's All That'? Sound off below!


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