Reese Witherspoon (b. 1976) is an American actress known for her roles in Legally Blonde, Pleasantville, Sweet Home Alabama, and Walk the Line, among other films.
In April 2010, Witherspoon attended the White House Egg Roll where she met with Abby Cadabby and others from Sesame Street. In 2011, she met Miss Piggy backstage at the Country Music Association Awards.
- During a 2005 appearance on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Kermit mentions Witherspoon as someone he'd like to work with.
- When Kermit finds Pepe using his webcam for a dating service in a DXD video, Pepe offers to get Kermit a date. Kermit's not interested, even though Pepe says it doesn't have to be a pig. He offers several other options including Reese Witherspoon. When Pepe leaves, Kermit talks to the camera, asking Reese to call him. Pepe catches him and laughs, "He likes her!"
- At a January 2012 press conference for the theatrical release of The Muppets in the United Kingdom, the panel (consisting of Kermit, Piggy, and director James Bobin) is asked who they would love to work with. Kermit combines Bobin and Piggy's answers and proposes that they make a "Brad Pitt/Bill Murray movie, James can direct, and if you can just get Reese Witherspoon, I'd be quite happy."
- Promoting the home video release of The Muppets with Entertainment Tonight in March 2012, Kermit lists Witherspoon amongst the celebrities he'd like to work with, and explains that he's got a thing for mammals.
- Speaking with a local NBC affiliate in Philadelphia, Kermit addresses the question of dealing with celebrities who have flirted with him. He says that he doesn't like to kiss and tell, "But there was that little moment with Reese Witherspoon.
- Kermit mentions her again as someone he'd like to work with in the Empire podcast #16 on June 15, 2012.
- Interviewed on FOX411 for the home video release of Muppets Most Wanted in August 2014, Kermit says he'd love for Witherspoon to guest on a Muppet show if there were one airing today. He adds that, as an amphibian, he's attracted to small, blonde mammals.
- ↑ "TCA: Kermit and Miss Piggy’s Break-Up Helps Promote ABC’s New ‘Muppets’ Series". Variety.com, August 4, 2015
- ↑ "Kermit the Frog On the Muppets Comeback and His Famous Flirtations" by Scott Huver, nbcphiladelphia.com, May 30, 2012