Reese Witherspoon‘s fans on social media reacted to her announcement of divorce with Jim Toth. Several said that they would like to see the Legally Blonde star get back with ex-husband Ryan Phillippe.
“We have some personal news to share… It is with a great deal of care and consideration that we have made the difficult decision to divorce. We have enjoyed so many wonderful years together and are moving forward with deep love, kindness and mutual respect for everything we have created together,” Witherspoon and Toth said in a joint statement.
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“Our biggest priority is our son and our entire family as we navigate this next chapter,” they added. “These matters are never easy and are extremely personal. We truly appreciate everyone’s respect for our family’s privacy at this time.”
The two share one son – Tennessee James.
Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe filed for divorce in 2006. They have two children together – a daughter named Ava Phillippe and son Deacon Phillippe.
“I’m here to hope Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe reconnect,” a Twitter user said.
“Today I learned that Reese wasn’t still married to Ryan Phillippe. 😅” another one added.
When Witherspoon and Phillippe met, they were 23 and 25, respectively. The two filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences.
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Witherspoon then married Toth. The two announced their engagement in December 2010 before tying the knot in March 2011 in a ceremony on her ranch in Ojai, California. PEOPLE, citing a source, reported that the two are still best of friends and want to co-parent their child.
“They really are the best of friends and this is such an amicable decision. They are so committed to co-parenting together. They are invested in their whole family and making this as smooth as possible for everyone.”