Lacey Chabert Reveals the Scene from Mean Girls That Got Her Daughter's Attention: 'I Think She Recognizes Me!'
Lacey Chabert's daughter Julia Mimi Bella has impeccable taste when it comes to movies - and is already seeming to recognize her mom on screen
Turns out Lacey Chabert‘s daughter has impeccable — or rather, so fetch — taste when it comes to movies.
“It was actually on TV the other day,” says Chabert, 34. “She turned around and she looked and it was the ‘Jingle Bell Rock’ portion. She started laughing. I was like, ‘I think she recognizes me!’ ”
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Chabert played fan favorite Gretchen Wieners in the 2004 Tina Fey brainchild — and yes, she does get asked to repeat that famous phrase a lot. “I feel like, on a daily basis, people ask me to say, ‘That’s so fetch,’ ” she admits.
“Like, ‘Will you tell my niece, “That’s so fetch?” ‘ ” she continues. “[Or], ‘Stop trying to make “fetch” happen.’ ”
“Meeting my daughter for the first time was the most special moment of my life,” Chabert told PEOPLE exclusively of her experience in becoming a first-time mother. “They laid Julia on my chest in the delivery room and my heart completely melted. She was just so peaceful.”
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“She stared at me with the most loving look in her beautiful eyes as she studied my face,” the PEOPLE blogger added at the time. “I instantly fell deeply in love with her.”
And Julia’s name is extremely special, honoring Chabert’s own mother.