LeAnn Rimes gets up on a table to recreate the “Coyote Ugly” dance with Ava Max
LeAnn Rimes relives the glory days.
On Friday, the 39-year-old singer recreated “Coyote Ugly” in a series of TikTok videos with Ava Max, promoting Max’s upcoming single “Million Dollar Baby.”
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In the first video, Rimes and Max are seen dancing on a table, much like the movie, which starred Piper Perabo, Maria Bello and more.
It’s a miracle 💎@LeAnn Rimes Cibrian
♬ Million Dollar Baby – Ava Max
Max’s song interpolates Rimes’ 2000 track “Can’t Fight the Moonlight”, which was featured on the “Coyote Ugly” soundtrack.
In a second video, Max and Rimes sing along to “Can’t Fight the Moonlight”.
my Coyote dream came true!! @leannrimes🌙
♬ Can’t Fight Moonlight – LeAnn Rimes
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In an interview with ET in 2020, Rimes shared how important “Coyote Ugly” was to discovering your own sexuality.
“I was 17. I was…this sweet, innocent little girl and then…I walk on set and they hand me these chicken cutlets to put in my bra and they’re like, ‘Push -the’… It was my introduction to sexuality and being sexualized as a woman,” she said. “It was interesting. It was quite a shock to the system. I was a kid watching these women say, ‘I’m just going to do what she does.’ Nothing was truly embodied.
Rimes continued, “I was trying to be this sexy singer that performs in a bar, and it was so opposite to me. I was really performing back then because I was still thinking about all of this stuff on my own. Now that’s another story Now if you put me in a bar that’s another story… now with all my music there’s so much more embodied experience since I’ve been experiencing those songs. am 38 now and it comes from a completely different place… I draw from my own life experiences.
She added: “They wanted to keep my image so innocent until then. I was kind of like, ‘Ta da’ [at] the broken chains of a teenager. It was appropriate. »