Amanda Seyfried has recently revealed how Mean Girls ended up negatively impacting her career, leading to her becoming pigeonholed at every turn when she wanted to further grow and advance within her craft.
Seyfried starred in Paramount's 2004 teen hit comedy as Karen Smith, a member of the infamous popular girl clique known as 'The Plastics.'Although she was definitely the more docile and sweeter one out of the group, Smith fit the stereotypical dumb blonde trope to a tee.
Mean Girls was actually loosely based on Rosalind Wiseman's Queen Bees and Wannabes self-help book — in other words, a guide on how to navigate and deal with the real ‘plastics’ out in the world.
The Paramount film follows teenager Cady Heron as she transfers to a public high school after being homeschooled all of her life in Africa.Read more on gamerant.com