Lacey Chabert has changed a lot since she played Gretchen Wieners in Mean Girls, but her seven-month-old daughter Julia Mimi Bella was still able to recognize her in the movie.
While the fam was catching the film on television, Julia perked up at one particular scene, and it's one of our favorites, too.
"She turned around and she looked and it was the 'Jingle Bell Rock' portion," Chabert told People. If you recall, that's the one where Gretchen falls out of favor with Regina after arguing over who stands where in the school holiday show. They bump into each other until the tape skips, chaos ensues, and Cady saves the day by singing the song herself. Classic.
"She started laughing. I was like, 'I think she recognizes me!'" said Chabert. (Or, in all fairness, she could've been laughing at Gretchen's failure to make "fetch" happen.)
Speaking of "fetch," Chabert's fans will never let her live that word down. "I feel like, on a daily basis, people ask me to say, 'That’s so fetch,'" she said. "Like, 'Will you tell my niece, "That’s so fetch?"'... 'Stop trying to make "fetch" happen.'" Gretchen may have never made "fetch" happen at North Shore High School, but at least Chabert did for the rest of the world.
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