In Legally Blonde, Elle Woods was just dumped by Warner, the boyfriend she thought would marry her. In What You Want, she sings about how she’s going to get back him back. She has decided to attempt to get into law school. Once she accomplishes that, she’ll move from Southern California to Harvard and spend three years at Harvard Law. Not to be a lawyer, but to win back Warner. The opportunity cost of winning him back is enormous.

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