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atwoodsmariano 01-23-2021 05:45 PM

Rory Gilmore [Alexis Bledel] Appreciation #38: Because we still love her as Rory 20 years later

Rory Gilmore / Alexis Bledel
[ A P P R E C I A T I O N . T H R E A D]



001. catkirk7
002. KatieS41787
003. PollyGreen
004. go_clo
005. Eternal Flame
006. Roswell 10/2/00
007. Fred Pryce
008. protectthecats
009. brunnette10
010. lisbizz
011. lisegurl
012. alexis bledel the best
013. BearDogg-X
014. tell me a lie
015. Talula78
016. sourburst
017. Lindsay
018. Swift2Potter
019. Scarlet's Walk
020. Ruby_Slippers
021. green eyes sparkle
022. just stand still
023. atwoodsmariano
024. lasertagandcigars
025. BlackSapphire
026. stellar_dust



reasons we love alexis

001. She's a quick study!
002. Sometimes she feels like a big dork.
003. She's not nervy just honest!
004. She went to film school in NYC.
005. She's a model turned actress!
006. She was the lead in her first movie - Tuck Everlasting!
007. 'Cause Wendy's 99 cent chicken nuggets make her really happy.
008. 'Cause she's diplomatic!
009. 'Cause she's "like a little Betty Homemaker!"
010. 'Cause she won't bare it all
011. 'Cause she absolutely refuses to eat shellfish!
012. 'Cause she keeps in touch with her younger side by eating Rainbow Sherbert ice cream!
013. Because she loves Target! How down to earth of her!
014. 'Cause she loves to spend time with her family
015. 'Cause she is Rory (ASP)
016. 'Cause she's a lovely person (Lauren)
017. 'Cause she wants to go back and finish college
018. 'Cause she's "Baby G" (chat with Lauren, Alexis, and Kelly)
019. 'Cause she was on the cover of Vanity Fair!
020. 'Cause her big blue eyes are insane!
021. 'Cause she worked with Oscar winners Sissy Spacek, Ben Kingsley, and William Hurt all in one movie.
022. 'Cause she's branching out and doing independent movies like The Orphan King.
023. 'Cause she loves to attend concerts
024. 'Cause she can memorize morning talk shows verbatim
025. 'Cause she doesn't need to have her face plastered everywhere
026. 'Cause she'd love to do a Spanish language production
027. 'Cause she hates when people tell girls to lose weight
028. 'Cause her motto is to wear comfortable shoes, everything's easier that way
029. 'Cause traffic drives her crazy!
030. 'Cause she's shy
031. 'Cause she's glad she gets to portray someone different
032. 'Cause she's incredibly sensitive and intuitive. (Lauren Graham)
033. 'Cause she's genuine. (Milo Ventimiglia)
034. 'Cause she is classic. (Director of Tuck Everlating Jay Russell)
035. 'Cause she is a very special kid. (Amy Sherman-Palladino)
036. 'Cause conversations with adults are better then with people her own age. (Biography Article)
037. 'Cause she's got a good soul. (Amy Sherman-Palladino)
038. 'Cause she doesn's know how good or smart she really is.(Amy Sherman-Palladino)
039. Cause she's in a music video
040. Cause she actively promotes volunteerism
041. Cause she's involved with FirstBook in promoting literacy
042. Cause she would not appear on a Maxim cover to get more attention
043. Cause she got her hair cut at Supercuts as a child
044. Cause she's "under the table stealth" (not tipping, rather than verbally attacking) when the hair stylist screws up her hair
045. Reason #20 addendum: Cause those EYES!! (Her eyes are too insane to take up just one reason.)
046. Cause she surprised her mom on Mother's Day by flying back home
047. Cause she's the "Next in Line" (InStyle March 2004)
048. Cause she was the first audition for "Tuck Everlasting," and got the part when she walked in
049. Cause she was sick during her audition for "Gilmore Girls," and ASP begged her to play Rory
050. 'Cause she's like 14 year old when they bring in ice cream. (ASP)
051. 'Cause she didn't know what "hit your mark" meant.
052. 'Cause she can extend her childhood a little longer playing Rory.
053. 'Cause she's an old person trapped in a young person's body
054. 'Cause she had a whole system to get out of gym (forging signatures).
055. 'Cause she took the test for the Census bureau but never heard back from them (well she's on Gilmore Girls now!)
056. 'Cause she'll read pretty much anything
057. 'Cause she hopes it not going to be boy sagas for the rest of Gilmore Girls' run.
058. 'Cause she speaks with such grace and is so focused and centered. (Page Parkes)
059. 'Cause she's using Goldilocks as a catharsis for playing such a sweet person daily.
060. 'Cause she's obsessed with Dolly Parton! Who'da thunk it?
061. 'Cause she's willing to break dance for a t-shirt!
062. Because she's professional and arrives early to morning photo shoots (Teen Vogue)
063. Because she is truly unpretentious, down-to-earth and "real." (Teen Vogue)
064. Because she does not jump a mile when frat boys start banging on the window at her. (Teen Vogue)
065. Because she doesn't like being told what to do (Rock the Vote)
066. Because she's a mom now!


reasons we love rory

001. She reads anything and everything.
002. She attracts cute boys like bees to honey!
003. She's in the top 3% of her class!
004. She's Chilton Prep's Vice President!
005. She's the sweetest kid in the whole world.
006. 'Cause she's like Lorelai, only she's got a slightly firmer grasp on reality.
007. 'Cause she's patriotic!
008. 'Cause she can read a map.
009. 'Cause she doesn't want to flaunt it.
010. 'Cause she's really into the environment (SIAM)
011. 'Cause she's a prude and we love her because of that (AFM)
012. 'Cause she's a momma's girl (LFDAY)
013. 'Cause she wanted to live in a house made of cheese or chocolate (TISL)
014. 'Cause she let her best friend stay in the dorm room (ITCAC)
015. 'Cause she daily admires her mom's life (SIAM)
016. 'Cause some day she will be the reigning Lorelai (TRL)
017. 'Cause she has no idea how to act on a date (TFTA)
018. 'Cause she was Chilton's valedictorian
019. 'Cause apparently, she's the biggest virgin in the world. (TBO)
020. 'Cause she's going to Yale!
021. 'Cause she works at the Yale Daily News, and she's majoring in English and Political Science!
022. 'Cause she had to drop a class.
023. 'Cause she knows how to hover
024. 'Cause she finds nothing excited before 11
025. 'Cause she gave Naked guy her robe
026. 'Cause she has a crush on a cartoon (the sleeping beauty prince not the cinderella one)
027. 'Cause she and her mom are freakishly linked
028. 'Cause she's been frittering away her whole life
029. 'Cause Lorelai is her guidepost for everything
030. 'Cause she gave her mom the world's largest pizza sort of.
031. 'Cause she got into Harvard, Princeton and Yale
032. 'Cause she's so proud of her little success (Lorelai)
033. 'Cause she loves to help. (TMT)
034. 'Cause Luke cares more about her then he does himself. (TMT)
035. 'Cause somebody hit her with the pretty stick. (RD)
036. 'Cause she is lovely on the inside and out. (TRL)
037. Cause she called Digger Scooper
038. Cause no one has better deadpan delivery
039. Cause May-Ming Dynasty relationships gross her out
040. Cause she made Jess put away his cigarette (LTGB)
041. Cause like her mother, she's an unapologetic mocker
042. Cause she sang "Baby Face" without ever saying the word "Baby"
043. Cause she attended a debutante ball just for her grandmother (PLR)
044. Cause she got hit by a deer, she didn't hit the deer (TDH)
045. Cause she rolled into a ditch on her first pony ride.
046. Cause she's not really a mean Girl Scout (LDaT).
047. 'Cause she doesn't want lipgloss that resembles a breakfast cereal
048. 'Cause she's not writing a love letter, a diary, or a slam book, she's doing the assignment
049. 'Cause she doesn't want her skirt to be too short
050. 'Cause she sucks at group sports
051. 'Cause she loves being a private school girl
052. 'Cause she's got good taste
053. 'Cause she babbles
054. 'Cause she timed the drive to Hartford
055. 'Cause she's not unbelievably self-centered
056. 'Cause she has her own things
057. 'Cause she's not Lorelai
058. 'Cause she had a good comeback
059. 'Cause she can't let a perfectly good plaid skirt go to waste
060. 'Cause she doesn't want to be labeled "the late girl"
061. 'Cause she has a 4.0 GPA
062. 'Cause she's low maintenence, like a Honda
063. 'Cause she was in the German club
064. 'Cause she doesn't want to be Cokie Roberts, Oprah, Rosie or one of the women from The View
065. 'Cause she has a nice stripper name
066. 'Cause she's a "dixie chick" (Louise)
067. 'Cause she's Lorelai's hero
068. 'Cause she's Sookie's hero, too
069. 'Cause in addition to Lorelai and Sookie, she's Jackson's hero, too
070. 'Cause she didn't know what the name Mary meant
071. 'Cause she won't let Lorelai date Luke. Oh, wait. That's why we hate her.
072. 'Cause she's not really the athletic type
073. 'Cause she has a yen for traveling
074. 'Cause she wants to travel around Europe with her mom (and they did!).
075. 'Cause she told Lorelai she got a foot fungus from the steam room to make her feel better.
076. 'Cause who would've imagined that a young girl could enjoy a simple afternoon with her grandfather.
077.'Cause she needs serious paper.
079. 'Cause she'll help Lorelai push people out of the way when they're going for her size.
080. 'Cause she got hit by a deer and then stopped to check if it was all right.
081. 'Cause for the last time the name is RORY!
082. Because she's eight and her favorite hobby is making necklaces out of gum wrappers.
083. We love Rory... because she's human and makes mistakes. (4.22 R&R)
084. Because she doesn't understand Bob Dylan any better than the rest of us. (WGUAPV)
085. Because she sings along to Pippi Longstocking! (WGUAPV))
086. Because she's not the reason to pull out the Bop It. (WGUAPV)
087. Because she can't hate the pathetic. (ESH)
088. Because she's not Daddy's (Christopher's) little girl, not by a long shot.
089. Because she's protective of Luke.



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atwoodsmariano 01-23-2021 05:47 PM


Originally Posted by Talula78 (Post 103102785)

that’s funny haha

msstock87 01-23-2021 08:55 PM

That’s cute.

Talula78 01-24-2021 09:30 AM

Tftnt, Allison! :)

atwoodsmariano 01-24-2021 12:56 PM

you’re welcome :)

ah it’s been a while since the last time I saw Tuck Everlasting :love:

Lindsay 01-24-2021 10:53 PM

Thanks for the new thread!

She looks so young there!

atwoodsmariano 01-24-2021 11:17 PM

you’re welcome! :)

she really does :nod:

and so beautiful :love:

Talula78 01-25-2021 08:15 AM

:eek: Wow. She almost looks even younger there than on GG. Also, I've never seen that film. :blush: I'll have to move it up on my Netflix queue.

That time @alexisbledelofficial graced us with her presence. 😍🙏
#gilmoregirls #tuckeverlasting #handmaidstale #underhiseye #sincity #sisterhoodofthetravelingpants #rorygilmore #popspeeps

atwoodsmariano 01-25-2021 09:46 AM

well it came out in 2002

I will probably re-watch it after I finish my re-watch of the series

make it a nice bookends like I did watching it for the first time after I finished watching the series for the first time 3 years ago

Talula78 01-26-2021 09:26 AM

I'm in love with this particular shot. :love:

atwoodsmariano 01-29-2021 07:58 PM

msstock87 01-29-2021 09:40 PM

Love that.

- just stand still - 01-29-2021 10:07 PM

great video. :love:

that's a beautiful shot!

atwoodsmariano 01-30-2021 05:40 PM

Talula78 01-31-2021 09:54 AM

Cute vid and gifset. :love:

Lindsay 01-31-2021 04:36 PM


Originally Posted by atwoodsmariano (Post 103168819)


olicity4eva 02-01-2021 11:03 PM


Originally Posted by Lindsay (Post 103177326)

It sure is :)

Talula78 02-02-2021 08:51 AM

Cute icon, Kristen. :love:

atwoodsmariano 02-02-2021 09:46 AM

haven’t seen this picture

so young

Talula78 02-02-2021 10:02 AM

I hadn't seen it either. I'm wondering if it was taken in her modeling days before GG?

atwoodsmariano 02-02-2021 10:21 AM

that’s possible :nod:

olicity4eva 02-02-2021 04:38 PM


Originally Posted by atwoodsmariano (Post 103193406)
that’s possible :nod:

it sure is.
stunning :)

- just stand still - 02-02-2021 10:04 PM

such a cutie! :love:

Lindsay 02-02-2021 10:36 PM

I don't recall seeing that either. Great photo!

olicity4eva 02-02-2021 11:15 PM


Originally Posted by lasertagandcigars (Post 103198317)
such a cutie! :love:

She really is

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