Does Anyone Still Care About Reese Witherspoon?

Does Anyone Still Care About Reese Witherspoon?

Dec 21, 2010

How do you know when Reese Witherspoon's star has done a nosedive off the Brooklyn Bridge in the middle of winter? How about when her co-stars are Paul Rudd, Owen Wilson and Jack Nicholson, and the girl still can't suck $10 million out of her latest film, How Do You Know, on opening weekend. C'mon, you're in a film with Jack f**king Nicholson! Written and directed by James L. Brooks, who helped Nicholson get a freakin’ Oscar. $8 million? That’s it?

It's hard to pinpoint exactly what it is, though. You remember liking Witherspoon at one point (Election was great and Walk the Line was impressive), but then all of a sudden you just stopped caring. Was it the break-up with Jake Gyllenhaal? Is she not involved in enough scandals? Does she need to take off her clothes? Is the Paul Rudd reunion a waste if it's not an Overnight Delivery sequel? What does Reese Witherspoon need to do to get us to care about her again (and don't say "star in more movies")?

Categories: WTF, Hollywood!?
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