Actor and model Jonathan Bennett best known for playing the lead role mean girls, wildly popular 2004 film starring Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried and Tina Fey.
On October 3, Bennett took to social media to explain what the date meant for him after being a part of the iconic film. Here’s what he had to say.
Jonathan Bennett stars in ‘Mean Girls’
Although the 40-year-old model and actor was in the entertainment industry for years before landing the role mean girlsThis film, which came in 2004, took his career to new heights.
In the film, Bennett plays Aaron Samuels, the character of popular jock Lindsay Lohan and Rachel McAdams who both move on romantically.
According to Grazia, James Franco was considered for the role before eventually passing to Bennett. While it would be interesting to see how Franco would have portrayed such a character differently, it’s hard to imagine anyone in the iconic role other than Jonathan Bennett.
October 3 is a special day for ‘Mean Girls’ fans
Since its release in 2004, mean girls A cult-like fandom has developed. Countless memes and videos have been created based on quotable moments from the film.
One of the film’s most sensational scenes is when Lindsay Lohan’s character, Cady Heron, describes her progress in Bennett’s victory over Aaron Samuels.
In a high school scene where Cady Heron sits behind Aaron Samuels, Lohan explains, “On October 3rd, she asked me what day it was.” In orbit, Lohan replies, “It’s October 3rd.”
It’s hard to say why the moment, in particular, grabbed audiences’ attention, but it’s been quoted and parodied so often that now October 3 is celebrated on social media and as “Mean Girls Day” for film fanatics around the world. known as.
On October 3, 2021, Jonathan Bennett took to social media to explain what the important date means to him.
In his Instagram Stories, Bennett first posted a video of himself on an airplane, wearing a face mask and looking exhausted. He captioned it, “Last day of filming. Wrapped up CH2. Straight to the airport. It’s 30 hours now.”
The next story was a picture of himself with his mask on, rating his chin in his hand and thinking. He captioned it, “And as I sat there on October 3rd, I realized that no one else on the planet will ever understand how weird it is to be me today… also realized I don’t know how WEIRD It’s written. That’s weird. Maybe cuz haven’t slept for two nights.”
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Jonathan Bennett has been busy since playing Aaron Samuels
Although Aaron Samuels is perhaps Bennett’s most notable role, the model and actor has kept busy since filming the 2004 comedy film.
After Mean Girls, she starred in the film Cheap by the Dozen 2 and the romantic comedy Lovewrecked. In 2007, Bennett appeared in the direct-to-video prequel TV series The Dukes of Hazard: The Beginning, in which he played Bo Duke. In 2009, he starred as the title character Van Wilder: Freshman Year and appeared as Nick in the Hallmark Movie lift girl. Bennett also starred as Brandon in the 2020 Hallmark film Christmas House.
In 2014, Bennett . was one of the celebrities competing in the 19th season of dancing with the Stars. From 2015 to 2017, Bennett hosted the Food Network cooking competition show cake war.
Bennett released a pop culture cookbook with Nikki Martin titled The Burn Cookbook in 2014.
The actor was a houseguest in the second season of the reality competition show celebrity big brother. Bennett’s mother Dina Lohan mean girls co-stars, competed in the same season.
In his October 3 Instagram Stories, Bennett was referring to filming Christmas House 2. There’s no set premiere date for the Hallmark sequel, but it’s expected to be ready in time for the 2021 holiday season.