Jennifer Love Hewitt Reprising Stripper Role on TV's The Client List

Entertainment Aug. 11, 2011 AT 10:20AM
Jennifer Love Hewitt Reprising Stripper Role on TV's The Client List

Jennifer Love Hewitt is returning to TV in a familiar -- and racy -- role.

The 32-year-old Ghost Whisperer actress will reprise her role as Texas housewife-turned-stripper Samantha Horton in a TV version of Lifetime's popular 2010 movie The Client List.

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The 10-episode series will follow Hewitt's Horton as she resorts to prostitution to support her family through the recession.

Hewitt -- who prepped for her TV movie role by taking pole dancing lessons -- said she found some unlikely support when taking on the project.

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"My mom's like, 'I'm so proud. You're pole dancing and you're going to play a prostitute. Awesome!'" Hewitt told Entertainment Tonight. "It's like, 'Yeah, what you always dreamed about, mama!' But you know, it's a great part."

Hewitt is also producing the series, slated for a 2012 premiere.

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