It’s over. Reese witherspoon and husband jim toth announced that they have separated and are divorcing after more than a decade of marriage.
“We have some personal news to share… It is with great care and consideration that we have made the difficult decision to divorce,” Reese, 47, shared via Instagram on Friday, March 24. “We have enjoyed so many wonderful years together and we are moving forward with deep love, kindness and mutual respect for all that we have created together.”
He Sweet Home Alabama The star went on to say that their “biggest priority” is their son, Tennessee, who they welcomed in September 2012, and his extended family.
“These issues are never easy and they are extremely personal. We really appreciate everyone’s respect for our family’s privacy at this time,” she added.
The New Orleans native was first linked to the 52-year-old Hollywood talent agent in February 2010 following their split from Jake Gyllenhaal.
“It happened out of nowhere,” he recalled during an interview with elle in February 2012 from the night she met Jim. “This really drunk guy was flirting with me, making a fool of himself, yelling at me. … Jim came over and said, ‘Please excuse my friend. He just broke up with someone.’”
The Draper James founder gushed about her boyfriend, calling him a “very good friend” for “pulling [the drunk man] get out of that situation.”
“That’s how he is, a very good person,” he added.
After a whirlwind romance, they announced their engagement in December before tying the knot in an intimate ceremony at their former ranch in Ojai, California on March 26, 2011. The newlyweds revealed they were expecting their first child together just a year later, with a source saying us weekly, “Reese and Jim have been trying to get pregnant.”
Shortly after welcoming their son Tennessee, Reese and Jim found themselves in legal trouble when the legally blonde The actress was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after her husband was pulled over on suspicion of DUI in April 2013.
While Reese later called the ordeal “embarrassing and silly,” he pleaded no contest and was ordered to pay a fine. Jim pleaded guilty to driving under the influence and was sentenced to 40 hours of community service, ordered to attend an alcohol education program, and paid a fine.
Reese, who also shares daughter Ava and son Deacon with her ex-husband. ryan philippe — shared a sweet tribute to the former Quibi exec as they celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary in March 2021.
“Celebrating 10 years of marriage to my sweet husband,” she wrote on Instagram at the time. “What a special day with all our dear friends. Looking back, I can’t believe she’s gone so fast!”