Lindsay Lohan reveals why Tina Fey didn’t let her play Regina George in “Mean Girls”


Lindsay Lohan recently revealed an interesting new tidbit about her breakout role in Mean Girls. An April 7Interview with VogueShe reflects on her past fashion choices and reminisces about them. Lohan, 35-years-old, spotted a still of her as Cady from the film. She was wearing a strapless black, and pink dress.

“The story behind me playing Cady in Mean Girls is actually really unknown by a lot of people, Lohan explained. “Because I had just come off the of, I wanted Regina to be my part. Freaky FridayI wanted to be a normal, pretty girl. I wanted to be a different type of teenager. Mark Waters, the director insisted that I play Cady. Tina was also insistent. [Fey]. They said, “No! No, no, no! You’re the lovable and you must play Cady!”” she continued. So I was so eager to get into the transitional part of, ‘Okay, let’s get to the pretty part of Cady.’ It’s just such a lovable movie.” 

She was keen to put on high heels and a skirt like her costars but there were also benefits to dressing down. “I remember doing the fittings for Mean Girls, and I would just, I would get really excited to wear the skirts and kind of dress more girly,”Lohan spoke. “But then I felt really relieved when I played Cady just coming fresh out of Africa because I got to chill and be more relaxed, and everyone was kind of jealous that I was wearing sneakers and they couldn’t every day.” 

The former Disney star is staying busy this year, signing a deal to star in two more Netflix movies in addition to a Christmas movie she already filmed for the streaming platform, Christmas is Coming!. Lohan also starred in a Super Bowl commercial for Planet Fitness.

“We’re so happy with our collaboration with Lindsay to date, and we’re thrilled to continue our partnership with her. We look forward to bringing more of her films to our members around the world,”Christina Rogers, Netflix’s independent film director, stated in a March statement. 

In November 2021, she got engaged to Bader Shammas, a Dubai-based assistant vice president for Credit Suisse. Interview with Additional Lohan stated that she had already begun planning for their wedding in February. “I’m looking at destinations,”Lohan spoke. “I’ve already started talking to a friend of mine about the dress. But I want to do things right and I want to pace everything. But it’s an exciting time. I’m very girly, so…”