11. Davis was equally scared and excited about his first major film role as Warner. “I was so out of my league,” he recalled during the October reunion. “I had literally just got off the back of the beet truck from Salt Lake City, Utah. I couldn’t get out of Utah fast enough and stumbled into this movie called Legally Blonde.” Very green and something for his co-stars (“I think he had a crush on everyone,” Cauffiel recently told the New York Times), “I wet my pants every step of the way,” he admitted.
In his very first scene, he broke up with Witherspoon. “I sat down and suddenly there was Elle Woods,” he shared, “and Elle Woods was so big and so full of life and I realized that all of my choices were wrong.”
12. Two decades later, he’s still getting crap for the callous way Warner left his college mistress at dinner (“If I’m going to be a senator by 30, I’ll have to stop fooling around”) before telling his “Jackie” , his Harvard student Vivian Kensington (Selma Blair).
Despite having played roles in Damages, The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, and now Legacies, “For years people have been saying, ‘You’re that Legally Blonde hole!'” He shared with -together during the virtual get, prompting Witherspoon to approve to come to his defense. “I’m here to tell people that Matthew Davis is the nicest person!” she insisted. “He only played one character.”