The Southern star often emulates the characters she plays on the big screen. "I recently put a big pile of clothes on the floor in my closet, and I looked at a lot of the stuff and thought, 'That's not me at all! What was I thinking?' [For Legally Blonde] I went through a pink phase like you wouldn't believe," she once told Harper's Bazaar. "Then there was a Marni phase when I was doing Sweet Home Alabama that was out of control."