Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe Get Emotional Amid Her Divorce

Dani Sanders
Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe at an event
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Reese Witherspoon looked happy during her first family reunion with Ryan Philippe amid her divorce, at a very special event.  Was it all casual or were there sparks flying? Find out here!

Reese Witherspoon Is Currently In The Middle Of A Divorce

Reese Witherspoon waving at the camera
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Reese Witherspoon is currently navigating a divorce from her husband, Jim Toth after over a decade of marriage.

The Couple Broke The News A While Ago

Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe featuring in a movie

Reese and Jim jointly disclosed the news in March and implored the public to respect their decision and privacy as they go through this transition.

The News Made Round A Few Days Before Their Anniversary

Reese Witherspoon featuring in an episode of friends
Giphy | Friends

Reese and Jim announced they are getting a divorce five days before their 12th wedding anniversary. In a now-deleted post made on Instagram, they announced that they’d made the “difficult decision to divorce.”

When Did The Couple Get Married?

Reese Witherspoon at Golden Globes
Giphy | Golden Globes

The couple tied the nuptial knot in 2011.

Do Jim And Reese Have Any Kids Together?


Yes, Jim and Reese's union was blessed with a child, Tennessee, 10 years old.

What's The Reason For The Divorce?


Although the exes haven’t commented on the reason for the split, some insiders have speculated that Reese and Jim’s respective business moves may have impacted their relationship.

Their Marriage Took A Downward Turn When...

Reese Witherspoon crying and talking

Buzzfeed News revealed that Reese and Jim’s marriage started going downhill when Jim quit from Talent and Sports Agency CAA and joined Quibi — a short-lived streaming service that collapsed only six months after it went live in 2020. 

Is The Divorce Process Affecting Reese’s Morale?


No. Reese has been seen going through her normal life and work as usual. She wasted no time in returning to business as usual.

Family Is Essential After All


Reese Witherspoon has also been spending quality time with her kids and took it a step further by spending time with her ex-husband Ryan Phillippe. 

It's A Love Affair 

Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe with their kids
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Reese, Ryan, and the kids attended a special event and posted photos capturing the memories. 

What Event Did Reese And Ryan Attend?

Reese Witherspoon at the Academy Awards recieving an award
Giphy | The Academy Awards

The once-upon-a-time lovebirds were present to commemorate their son—Deacon Phillipe, album launch, titled A New Earth.

Where Was The Event Held

Reese Witherspoon featuring in Big Little Lies
Giphy | Big Little Lies

The album launch was held at MELROSE PLACE restaurant in Los Angeles, and it was a winding-up opportunity for Reese. 

Ryan Posted Several Pictures From The Event

Ryan Philippe smiling
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Ryan posted some pictures on Instagram which revealed him having a fun time with his son and also making a speech. 

Did Ryan Take Pictures With Reese?


No, there were no pictures of them together, but Ryan shared a picture of the Oscar winner with their son and daughter, Deacon and Ava. 


How Long Was Ryan And Reese Married?

Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe posing for a picture
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Reese and her first husband, Ryan were married for seven years, and they have two children, Ava–23 years old, and Deacon—19 years old.

Ryan And Reese Are Very Cordial With Each Other

Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe featuring in a movie

Reese and Ryan are known to be cordial with each other. They have adopted a co-parenting relationship since they went their different ways, and last week they made a rare public appearance together to support their son’s thriving career. 

The Ex-lovers Both Posted Their Kid's Pictures

Giphy of Reese Witherspoon saying I cheer you on
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While there are no pictures of Ryan and Reese together, the duo both took to Instagram to post pictures of themselves and their kids.

It's A Bash Night

Reese Witherspoon applauding at SAG awards
Giphy | SAG Awards

Ryan shared to his Instagram account, calling the bash an “awesome night” with “family & friends.”

Reese Might Have A Similar Relationship With Jim Toth

Reese Witherspoon featuring in a show for Sky Atlantic
Giphy | Sky

Reese is probably hoping to maintain a similarly cordial relationship with her second husband, Jim Toth, whom she filed for divorce earlier this month.