Ava Phillippe sends her mother Reese Witherspoon all the birthday love.
Phillippe, 22, who is the daughter of Witherspoon and her ex-husband Ryan Phillippe, took to Instagram on March 22 to celebrate her mother’s 46th birthday. She wrote in the caption for a black and white photo of Legally blonde actress: “Every year her bright light shines even brighter and I find even more reasons to love her and a greater appreciation of everything she does. Happy birthday to the ingenious, happy, fiery, thoughtful and beautiful woman, as I am fortunate enough to call my mother. “
Phillippe was not the only person who wished Witherspoon good luck on his big day. Laura Dern, who co-starred with the Oscar winner in the TV show Big little lies and portrayed his mother in the drama Wildalso posted the birthday girl’s love on Instagram, writing along with a photo of the duo: “It’s International I Love Reese Witherspoon Day! Happy birthday to my amazing sister.”
Jennifer Aniston, co-star in the Apple TV + series The morning show with Witherspoon, shared a throwback photo on Instagram of the two while portraying sisters on Friends. She wrote the text for the post: “It’s someone’s birthday today. My little sister, co – author, partner in crime. I LOVE YOU, you sweet ray of sunshine. Let love flow in! Happy Birthday @reesewitherspoon.”
Phillippe and Witherspoon have long made headlines for their almost identical looks – something that Witherspoon said could be challenging for her daughter. While Witherspoon told With style she “loves” being confused with Phillippe because it makes her feel young, “Phillippe” really matters with that. “
“I’m sure it’s not easy to look exactly like your mother,” Witherspoon admitted. “We talk a lot with Zoë Kravitz. Because she and her mother [Lisa Bonet] looks exactly the same, so every time Ava is frustrated, I say, ‘Call Zoë, write to Zoë, she knows what to talk about.’ I mean, it’s another mother-daughter combination that is like identical twins. “
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