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    Aug 1, 2015

    8 Answers To Questions You’ve Always Had About "Clueless"

    WHO IS SHAWANA.

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    Even 20 years after the birth of Clueless, we still have lingering questions about the plot and characters. We talked with Elisa Donovan (Amber) and Stacey Dash (Dionne) to see if they could enlighten us and fill in some of the gaps.

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    1. What's going on in this scene from the opening credits montage? Are Dee, Amber, and Cher all secretly friends?

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    Elisa and Stacey confirm that yes, they are all secretly friends.

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    Elisa: I remember when we were shooting that thinking to myself, "Am I supposed to be here?"

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    Stacey: We were having so much fun. We were really, REALLY laughing.

    Elisa: We really were!

    2. Who is Shawana?

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    According to Stacey, all we need to know is that this bitch wore polyester braids and is therefore a nobody.

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    Stacey: She's the one who wore polyester braids. That's who Shawana was.

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    Stacey: Yeah, I wanted to beat her down.

    Then was Shawana a real threat to Dee and Murray's relationship?

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    Stacey: NO! She wore polyester braids!

    3. Did Amber ever have to give her speech? Or did she get off the hook for the assignment?

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    Elisa says, nope, it was all part of Amber's plan.

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    Elisa: No, this is why Amber is actually a genius! Because she says things that will allow her to not actually have to do the work.

    But did she actually prepare the speech?

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    Elisa: Oh, definitely! I think Amber is prepared for EVERYTHING. She's an over-preparer I would say, based on her wardrobe.

    Stacey: She's a liar. A liar! WHATEVER.

    4. When and how did Dionne and Murray meet?

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    Stacey thinks they met as pre-teens. Elisa suggests otherwise.

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    Stacey: They've been dating since middle school. Seventh grade? Yeah.

    Elisa: The womb.

    As to how the couple met...

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    Stacey: She probably didn't like what he was wearing. Told him to pull his pants up. And that was it!

    5. Did Amber actually buy the same dress as Cher?

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    Elisa says of course not...

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    Elisa: Is that a real question?! She would NEVER buy the same dress as Cher! She would buy it first.

    Stacey: Yes [Amber] would have [bought the same dress]!

    Stacey has a different side of the story...

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    Stacey: As Cher's best friend I would have to say, I don't think that's true.

    6. How come Dionne and Murray aren't at this party?

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    Stacey says it was probably date night.

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    Stacey: She's with Murray, fooling around!

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    Elisa: Wait! Were you not at that party?!

    Stacey: No!

    Elisa: Have I seen this movie?

    7. Did Amber and Elton actually become a couple? What's their relationship status?

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    Elisa's not convinced.

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    Elisa: UGH! Elton!

    So, the short answer is: They didn't last.

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    Elisa: She probably flirted with the idea, and then went out with Elton's dad.

    Stacey: He's a sociopath!

    8. And finally, did Dee ever pass her driver's test?

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    Even Elisa has confidence in Dee.

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    Elisa: Of course she did! Of course she passed her driver's test.

    Stacey: She doesn't need to drive!

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