All you Jennifer Love Hewitt fans out there…prepare to see you’re favorite actress in a brand new light.
Hewitt will be playing a rape victim on Wednesday’s episode of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” In the episode, Jennifer’s character Vicki is taken to a hospital where she claims to have been attacked by the same man on several occasions….but later denies any form of sexual assault to the police. At first, Jen didn’t think she could pull the role off….but ended up connecting with her character more than she could have ever expected.
“I don’t think I will ever act the same way. It was like something in my heart and my soul just connected on a different level. It was extraordinary. I felt really honoured that they thought I could tackle a subject matter like this and a character like this,” she told The Toronto Sun.
The episode will also feature detectives Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and Elliott Stabler (Christopher Meloni).