Reese Witherspoon says she was caught off guard by ex Ryan Phillippe’s 2002 Oscars remark



The actress/producer spoke concerning the second that went viral on the time. Phillippe mentioned through the reside broadcast that she might current the award as a result of “you make more cash than I do.”

“I forgot that ever occurred,” Witherspoon mentioned throughout an HFPA in Dialog podcast.
Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe were married for seven years before calling it quits in 2006. The pair, who have two children together, finalized their divorce in 2008.

“However you are proper, he did say that, and no, it wasn’t scripted, and he did not inform me he was going to say that earlier than it occurred on air. So I used to be a bit of bit flummoxed within the second, too.”

She mentioned that though “gender norms have modified fairly a bit since that second,” profitable girls are “shamed,” particularly when they’re making “some huge cash.”

The couple, who’ve two kids collectively, break up in 2006.

Witherspoon added that her daughter Ava, 21, as soon as got here dwelling from elementary faculty upset after she was teased due to her mom’s monetary success.

“I mentioned, ‘Do not ever really feel ashamed of a lady creating wealth. There are girls throughout this world who do not have a possibility or an schooling or the power to earn money. And the extra girls who make more cash, will give extra money away, will maintain their societies, will maintain their communities, will do extra with that cash. So do not ever really feel dangerous about your mother creating wealth, and do not ever really feel dangerous when you earn money, and do not be embarrassed or ashamed if its greater than your companion.'”


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