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    Rachael Leigh Cook Recalled How Usher May Have Said "Hey, Pretty Girl" To Her While Filming "She's All That"

    "There was a 70% chance that Usher was talking to me."

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    Today, I found out that Rachael Leigh Cook and I have more in common that I previously thought.

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    And by that, I mean we are both Usher stans.

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    Rachael — who portrays Anna, the mother of Padgett Sawyer (Addison Rae) in Netflix's gender-swapped remake of She's All That caught up with BuzzFeed to talk about how the revival of the late '90s classic came about. Oh, and Usher, obv.

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    When asked to share a specific memory about any of the original cast members, Rachael responded, "Oh, man. You're going to think all of my anecdotes are about Usher."

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    Which, I believe, is beyond reasonable — because if I was in any proximity to Usher at any point, I would 100% make that my personality.

    The He's All That star continued, "But I was freaking out that he was on set because one of the first CDs I bought was the single for 'You Make Me Wanna...,' and I could not believe he was there!"

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    She added, "I remember I was walking from my trailer to set, and I heard a voice say, 'Hey, pretty girl,' and to this day, I don't know if he was talking to me, but there was a 70% chance that Usher was talking to me."

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    If there was a 70% chance Usher was talking to ME, I would simply faint, probably.

    @ Usher's publicist, if you're reading this, we need to know if he was — in fact — talking to Rachael or not. It's a top priority!

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    Meanwhile, you can click here to read the full interview with Rachael — where she dishes on her favorite outfits, Milo Ventimiglia, and if she thinks Laney and Zack (Freddie Prinze Jr.) are still together.

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