Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon and her husband Jim Toth, a former talent agent at Creative Artists Agency (CAA), have announced their separation after more than a decade of marriage. The couple revealed the news on March 24, leaving fans and followers shocked and saddened by the sudden announcement.
Witherspoon, who won an Academy Award for her performance in the 2005 film “Walk the Line,” and Toth tied the knot in March 2011. They have one child together, a son named Tennessee, who was born in 2012. Prior to her marriage to Toth, Witherspoon was married to actor Ryan Phillippe, with whom she shares two children.
They were often seen together at various events and occasions, including red-carpet premieres and award ceremonies. They were also known to share glimpses of their happy family life on social media, which made the news of their split all the more surprising.
Reese Witherspoon And Her Husband Jim Toth Announced Their Divorce
In a joint statement released on Friday, it was revealed that Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon and her husband Jim Toth, a 52-year-old talent agent, are ending their marriage. The announcement came just days before their 12-year wedding anniversary on Sunday, coinciding with Witherspoon’s 47th birthday celebrations.
Reese and Jim wrote on Instagram, “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.”
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They continued, “Our biggest priority is our son and our entire family as we navigate this next chapter. These matters are never easy and are extremely personal. We truly appreciate everyone’s respect for our family’s privacy at this time.”
An insider told that they really are best friends, and this is such a friendly decision. They’re so devoted to raising their kids together. They care about their complete family and are trying to make things go as smoothly as possible for everyone.
A Look Into Reese And Jim’s Relationship
Reese Witherspoon and her husband Jim Toth kept their relationship low-key until their recent separation. The couple started dating in 2010, and after a short engagement, they tied the knot in 2011. A year later, they welcomed their son Tennessee into the world.
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Witherspoon shared in a 2012 Elle cover story that she first met Toth when a drunk man was hitting on her and making a scene. Toth stepped in to help and explained that the man had just gone through a breakup. Witherspoon was impressed by Toth’s kindness and described him as a “really good person.”
In December 2010, Witherspoon and Toth made their engagement public, and they exchanged their vows in March 2011 in a casual ceremony held at her Ojai, California ranch.