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2. Cher could have been played some other famous blondes

Sarah Michelle Gellar was offered the role of Cher but had to turn it down because of scheduling conflicts with All My Children. Reese Witherspoon was another big star being considered, but the studio was comfortable letting Amy choose her favorite and she felt like the lesser-known Alicia fit the bill. She says she had a “vague notion in my head of Cher as a pretty, sweet blonde, who, in spite of being the American ideal, people still really like.”

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