Reese Witherspoon Channels Legally Blonde Character Elle Woods for Cancer-Stricken Fan: See the Picture

Bend and snap — and she's back! Reese Witherspoon dressed up as her beloved Legally Blonde character, Elle Woods, on Wednesday, Aug. 27, and shared the picture on Instagram to show her support for a fan with cancer.

"This is for one of the strongest little four-year-olds I can imagine, " the Oscar-winning actress, 38, wrote alongside an image of her dressed in Elle Woods' signature pink palette, complete with pearls.

"Will — I hear that you're fighting so hard and strong against cancer and that in the hospital you've been watching a lot of Legally Blonde and loving it," Witherspoon continued. "I hope it makes you laugh!"

In the pic, Witherspoon holds up a handmade sign which reads: "Get Better Soon! #TeamWill," with Witherspoon's autograph.

"I wanted you to know that I made this sign in your honor," the star said. "I'm sending a big big hug and my hope and prayers. Just know — I'm a really big fan of YOURS! PS anyone else — feel free to make your own sign for Will and post it with the hashtag #TeamWill so he can see it….I’m sure he’d love that!"

Legally Blonde marked a turning point in Witherspoon's career. The Cruel Intentions actress secured her rank as a leading lady after starring as Elle Woods in the 2001 comedy.

Reese in Legally Blonde

In January, the mom to Ava and Deacon Phillippe (her kids with ex Ryan Phillippe) co-hosted a fundraiser with husband Jim Toth called Hollywood Stand Up to Cancer. She will participate in the 2014 Stand Up to Cancer Telecast, a live one-hour fundraising event, on Sept. 5.

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