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Reese Witherspoon would love to play Judge Judy in potential biopic: ‘I’m obsessed with her!’

Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon confirmed that she’d love to portray her real-life friend ‘Judge Judy’ Sheindlin in a potential biopic.

Reese, 46, said she was ‘obsessed’ with the TV judge, 80, who previously picked the actress as her desired choice to play her, should a film be made.

‘Yes, I’m in. Judy, call me!’ Reese told E! News on Tuesday night. She’s my girlfriend. I’m obsessed with her.’

'Judge Judy' Sheindlin pictured in 2022

Yes! Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon confirmed that she’d love to portray her real-life friend ‘Judge Judy’ Sheindlin in a potential biopic

Reese (born Laura Jeanne) has lunched with the Brooklyn-born star several times over the years and she loves her 1999 book ‎Beauty Fades, Dumb Is Forever.

‘Classic book,’ gushed Witherspoon, who’s 5ft1in like Judy.

‘She just gives out great information and knowledge and she’s just one of those truly wise people that you want around.’

This comes two weeks after Sheindlin (born Judith Blum) called The Morning Show producer-star a ‘fabulous lady.’

'Classic book': Reese (born Laura Jeanne) has lunched with the Brooklyn-born 80-year-old several times over the years and she loves her 1999 book ¿Beauty Fades, Dumb Is Forever

‘Classic book’: Reese (born Laura Jeanne) has lunched with the Brooklyn-born 80-year-old several times over the years and she loves her 1999 book ‎Beauty Fades, Dumb Is Forever

'I think that she could carry that off': This comes two weeks after Sheindlin (born Judith Blum) called The Morning Show producer-star a 'fabulous lady' and a 'great actress'

‘I think that she could carry that off’: This comes two weeks after Sheindlin (born Judith Blum) called The Morning Show producer-star a ‘fabulous lady’ and a ‘great actress’

‘We’re friends, and she gets me,’ the four-time Daytime Emmy winner told E!

‘And I think she’s a great actress, and I think she could – if they did [make a biopic], which I would not like – I think that she could carry that off.’

Reese famously played lawyer Elle Woods in Robert Luketic’s 2001 comedy Legally Blonde and its 2003 sequel Red, White & Blonde, which amassed a total of $266.7M at the global box office despite increasingly dismal reviews.

Reese famously played lawyer Elle Woods in Robert Luketic's 2001 comedy Legally Blonde and its 2003 sequel Red, White & Blonde, which amassed a total of $266.7M at the global box office despite increasingly dismal reviews

Poster for the 2003 sequel Legally Blonde: Red, White & Blonde

Bend and snap! Reese famously played lawyer Elle Woods in Robert Luketic’s 2001 comedy Legally Blonde and its 2003 sequel Red, White & Blonde, which amassed a total of $266.7M at the global box office despite increasingly dismal reviews

Mindy Kaling, Dan Goor, Karen McCullah, and Kirsten Smith have been hard at work co-writing the Legally Blonde 3 script and they ‘just want to make Reese happy.’

‘It’s exciting, and it’s intimidating because I think it’s Reese’s most iconic role,’ the 43-year-old Emmy nominee told USA Today on June 22.

‘I’m used to things where I’m creating original characters and to adapt the tone of a previous hit movie, that’s a great writing challenge for me.’

Catch more of Judge Judy – whose net worth is $460M – in the second season of her arbitration-based courtroom spin-off Judy Justice, which airs weekdays on IMDb TV/Amazon Freevee.

Sheindlin earned the Guinness World Record in 2015 for the longest-serving television arbitrator in courtroom-themed programming history.

The former Manhattan Family Court judge finally concluded her original series Judge Judy last year after 25 seasons.

Back for more! Catch more of Judge Judy - whose net worth is $460M - in the second season of her arbitration-based courtroom spin-off Judy Justice, which airs weekdays on IMDb TV/Amazon Freevee

Back for more! Catch more of Judge Judy – whose net worth is $460M – in the second season of her arbitration-based courtroom spin-off Judy Justice, which airs weekdays on IMDb TV/Amazon Freevee

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