The actress said Friday that the sassy chihuahua that played Reese Witherspoon’s canine companion in “Legally Blonde” has died.
Reese Witherspoon is mourning the death of her Legally Blonde chihuahua co-star Moonie.
R.W in a still from Legally Blond.
R.Witherspoon is mourning the death of her Legally Blonde chihuahua co-star Moonie.
Moonie’s trainer, Sue Chipperton, confirmed the news. Clipperton said Moonie made it to a “whopping” 18 years old. Before dying Thursday in Los Angeles.
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“With a sad heart, I have to let all the #LegallyBlonde fans know that Bruiser Woods… passed away Yesterday. I will never forget all the days we spent together … I’m sure his tail is wagging in the sky,” the actress said on Facebook.
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“With a sad heart, I have to let all the #LegallyBlonde fans know that Bruiser Woods (also known as Moonie) passed away yesterday,” Witherspoon wrote on Instagram.
“He was a sweet little Chihuahua who was very loved. I will never forget all the days we spent together … I’m sure his tail is wagging in the sky. Sending love to his trainer, the wonderful @tailsticks #RIPBruiser.”
Moonie was a rescue dog before shooting to fame in the movie as the pampered pup who was always dressed in pink.
He reunited with Witherspoon, 39, in 2010 when she was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and during her acceptance speech, the Walk The Line star made sure to give her furry friend a special shout-out and thank him for attending.