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    I'm Kind Of Obsessed With This Small "Big Little Lies" And "Devil Wears Prada" Connection

    "You have some very large shoes to fill."

    🚨Warning: This post contains major spoilers.🚨

    If you watch Big Little Lies, then you know that Meryl Streep joined the cast for Season 2 to play Mary Louise, Perry's mom.

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    She arrives in Monterey after Perry's death and challenges Celeste for custody of her twin boys, Max and Josh.


    In the season (potentially series) finale, Celeste questions Mary Louise in court about her own parenting. She reveals that when Perry was just five years old, Mary Louise crashed their car, accidentally killing Perry's brother.


    Mary Louise blamed Perry for her son's death and became emotionally and physically abusive, which affected Perry and his relationship with Celeste.

    So, why am I telling you all this? Hang tight, I'm getting to it! The woman who played young Mary Louise in the flashback is actor Taylor Treadwell.

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    She's starred in Iron Fist, Scandal, The Vampire Diaries, and more.

    Well, back in 2006, she played Miranda Priestley's assistant in The Devil Wears Prada.

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    No, not Andy, obviously. She played the assistant that takes Andy's place when she finally realizes she's been a jerk and quits her job.

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    Emily says to her, "You have some very large shoes to fill," which is a sweet nod to Andy, but also terrifying if you're the new girl.

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    I wonder if she ever did fill those shoes or if she failed all of Miranda's tests and was fired. Who's to say!

    So, Taylor went from playing Meryl Streep's assistant in The Devil Wears Prada to playing a young version of her in Big Little Lies! I think that's what they call full circle.

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