Annaleigh Ashford has a knack for playing irrepressible blondes. She made her Broadway debut as a boy-mad bimbo in “Legally Blonde: The Musical,” originated the purpose of saucy appreciate desire Lauren in “Kinky Boots” and gained a Tony playing madcap Essie in the screwball common “You Just can’t Choose It With You.”
Now, she’s heading dark.
In “Impeachment: American Crime Tale,” the Forex series premiering Tuesday, Ashford plays Paula Jones, the (brunette) Arkansas state worker who sued President Monthly bill Clinton for alleged sexual harassment in 1994.
It is a rough purpose: Ashford’s Jones grapples with sexual trauma, psychological abuse