Reese Witherspoon is a doting mother, an accomplished businesswoman, and has been one of the biggest names in Hollywood for well over a decade — but even the Oscar winner has flaws! (Well, at least one…)
In a recent TV interview, the 40-year-old let it slip that she had to quit a movie because she was unable to master a convincing Scottish accent.
The confessional aired on ITV's daytime show Lorraine, where Witherspoon sat down with Matthew McConaughey to promote their animated film Sing!
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When Ross King asked the two actors about the hardest accents they've had to perform, the Legally Blonde star made the slip-up, saying:
"Scottish is really… I don't want to talk about it. I tried to do a Scottish accent once. It was bad. I had to quit the movie."
"The movie" in reference was Pixar's 2012 film Brave — which Reese was supposed to lend her voice to play the lead character Merida, but had to back out due to