Over twenty years after “The Mum or dad Entice” made its debut, the villainous character Meredith Clarke is getting a redemption arc, because of TikTok.
And actor Elaine Hendrix, who performed the almost-stepmom to twins Annie and Hallie (performed by Lindsay Lohan) within the 1998 movie, is right here for it.
“TikTok customers love Meredith Clarke, and I like them,” Hendrix stated in a latest cellphone interview.
Within the movie, Meredith is the younger, lovely and gold-digging fiancé of Nick Parker (Dennis Quaid), who’s father to Annie and Hallie. The dual sisters had been separated at start, however reunite years later at a summer time camp. There, they give you a plan to reconcile their mother and father’ relationship … by sabotaging Meredith’s engagement with their father.
For individuals who grew up with the movie, Meredith was not the character to root for. At one level, the twins go on a tenting journey along with her and their dad and play pranks on her the complete time. Most individuals snigger together with the twins’ shenanigans, quite than sympathize with the seemingly evil stepmom-to-be.
Now, although, folks nostalgic for the film — and people seeing it for the primary time — have a brand new take: #justiceformeredithblake.
In honor of the movie’s 24-year anniversary, Hendrix took the chance to reappraise her iconic character in a viral TikTok video posted on July 29, which has since garnered greater than 1.6 million viewers.