Moonie, best known for playing Bruiser, Elle Woods’ adorable pet Chihuahua in the Legally Blonde movies, died Thursday. He was 18 years old.
Legally Blonde cast mate Reese Witherspoon revealed news of Moonie’s death in q touching tribute posted to her Instagram. “With a sad heart, I have to let all the #LegallyBlonde fans know that Bruiser Woods (also known as Moonie) passed away yesterday,” she wrote. “He was a sweet Chihuahua who was very loved. I will never forget all the days we spent together…I’m sure his tail is wagging in the sky. Sending love to his trainer, the wonderful @tailsticks #RIPBruiser.”
Watch Bruiser save the day in a clip from Legally Blonde 2.