Fact: Matt Damon and Reese Witherspoon will present gongs at the Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles on 8 January (17). The duo, who between them have three wins and seven nominations, join previously announced presenters Anna Kendrick and Steve Carell. The ceremony, which will take place at the Beverly Hilton hotel, will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.
Quote: "I'm open to it. I don't have a date or any plans set. I haven't closed any books!" Actor Ryan Phillippe isn't ruling out marriage again in the future. He was previously married to Reese Witherspoon from 1999 to 2007, while he broke off his engagement to law student Paulina Slagter in November (16).
Quote: "I grew up wanting to be a country music singer so the Walk The Line stuff was more in my heart. This was really hard and I actually ran into Taylor and Katy while I was doing the movie and was like, 'You guys, this is really hard!' And they were like, 'Yeah, we know!'" Reese Witherspoon on belting out Katy Perry and Taylor Swift's songs in her new animated movie Sing!
Quote: "When I was six, I either wanted to be Dolly Parton or the first female president of the United States." Reese Witherspoon had lofty goals when she was a kid.
Quote: "I always remember my grandmother telling me, 'Don't wear sweatpants to the airport. You never know: Someone could take your picture!' So I just try to remember my grandma's advice." Reese Witherspoon reveals the essential style advice her late grandmother Dorothea Draper gave to her.
Quote: "I truly believe you're on a spiritual path that is yourself. We're born alone and we die alone. (Then) I think we go to heaven. I think you get an angel and the wings and a halo... and all that." Reese Witherspoon truly believes in heaven.
Fact: Reese Witherspoon celebrated on social media as her 12-year-old son Deacon graduated from elementary school. "Off to Jr High! Yay, Deacon! #proudmom" she captioned a shot of the dapper pair on Instagram, dressed up for the day's festivities on Friday (10Jun16). Deacon is Reese's second child with ex-husband Ryan Phillippe, and the former couple also have 16-year-old daughter Ava. The actress also has another son, three-year-old Tennessee, with second husband Jim Toth.
Fact: Reese Witherspoon is producing a film about Ruth Handler, the creator of famous children's doll Barbie. She has optioned the movie rights to Robin Gerber's book Barbie and Ruth: The Story of the World's Most Famous Doll and the Woman Who Created Her. It is not known if Witherspoon will star in the biopic.
Fact: Matthew Mcconaughey is set to present his Mud co-star Reese Witherspoon with the 2015 American Cinematheque Award in recognition of her career achievements. The Walk the Line star will receive the prize during the cultural organisation's gala benefit on 30 October (15). MCConaughey is no stranger to the honour - he was the 2014 recipient of the same prize.
Fact: Reese Witherspoon will serve as the first-week guest announcer on Neil Patrick Harris' new live U.S. variety programme BEST TIME EVER. Former Pussycat Dolls star Nicole Scherzinger has signed on as the actor's sidekick for the show, which debuts on Tuesday (15Sep15).
Fact: Reese Witherspoon has reunited with her movie mum Laura Dern and the woman who inspired their hit 2014 film WILD for a hike in the woods. The actresses hit the trail with hiker and author Cheryl Strayed during a recent retreat in Oregon. Witherspoon posted photos of the trio hanging out in the wilderness on Instagram and added the caption, "I'd adventure anywhere with these two ladies @lauradern @cherylstrayed #WildReunion #WildMovie #Portland."
Fact: Neil Patrick Harris has recruited Latino singer Ricky Martin to make a guest appearance on the former How I Met Your Mother star's new variety series, Best Time Ever. The pop star will be on hand to join in on a Livin' La Vida Loca singalong with a fan, and Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon is also set to make a cameo.
Tweet: "This week's #MondayMuse is the mega-talented force of nature @lenadunham. Just signed up for @lennyletter, have you?" Actress Reese Witherspoon encourages her fans to sign up for Lena Dunham's new women's newsletter.
Fact: Reese Witherspoon has read the opening chapter of Harper Lee’s much-anticipated Go Set A Watchman novel as a teaser for The Wall Street Journal. The newspaper has published an excerpt from Lee’s novel and Witherspoon's audiobook exceprt is available on WSJ.com. The new book, which was originally written in the mid-1950s, will go on sale on 14 July (15).
Quote: "I was doing, like, catalogue modelling... for the department stores and I made $75 a day, and I did two shoots a year and I made $150 a year and I was rich. I could go down to the Kwik-E-Mart and buy as many Slurpees as I wanted, and treat my friends." Reese Witherspoon on her childhood modelling career.
Quote: "A toddler doesn't eat. I have a two-and-a-half year old and I have no idea how he's alive - all he eats is white bread, ketchup and milk. I present these really cute little things, like I'll make toast and put a face on it and he'll be like, 'No! I don't like it... Bring me milk!'" Actress Reese Witherspoon struggles to give her fussy youngest son a balanced diet.
Quote: "I was on the red carpet... and one day she texted me that my boobs looked really good and I considered it quite a compliment, because it came straight from the source. She has pretty much the authority on boobs... I saved it and I printed it out and I wallpapered my room with it." Actress Reese Witherspoon was flattered when her busty Hot Pursuit co-star Sofia Vergara heaped praise on her look at one big Hollywood event.
Fact: A hiker in Oregon has found the boot Reese Witherspoon tossed into the wilderness as author Cheryl Strayed in the movie adaptation of her memoir, Wild. Shot in late 2013, Witherspoon threw the hiking boot down a mountain in a moment of movie madness and now Chris Kesting has found the odd keepsake after recognising the Mount Hood trail where the actress shot the scene.
Quote: "Ever since I was a little girl, I always wanted to have a stationery store. I've been obsessed with stationery and monograms." Actress Reese Witherspoon is finally able to realise her stationery dreams with her new paper collection for her lifestyle brand Draper James.
Fact: Reese Witherspoon publicly apologised to her mum Betty for sneaking out of the house when she was younger during her guest-hosting stint on U.S. comedy show SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE this weekend (09May15), as she detailed the worst thing she ever lied about in honour of Mother's Day on Sunday (10May15). With her parent by her side, the actress said, "OK, this is bad guys, but Mum, I'm really sorry that that one time in high school, I told you that I was going to go sleep over at Ashley's house, but instead, I checked into a hotel with my boyfriend. But then I felt so guilty, that I left and went back to Ashley's house. Do you forgive me?" Her mum accepted the apology.
Quote: "Now the kids Uber, they Uber around... which I think is better... First of all, it saves me money on insurance!" Actress Reese Witherspoon is all for her 15-year-old daughter Ava using the popular cab service to get around Los Angeles instead of giving her driving lessons.
Quote: "She hasn't mentioned wanting to be an actress. She's very artistic though. She's sort of a songwriter and she paints." Reese Witherspoon's 15-year-old daughter Ava, with ex-husband Ryan Phillippe, has no interest in following her parents into the movie industry.
Fact: Reese Witherspoon's niece, Abby James Witherspoon, plays the actress' character as a 16 year old in new comedy HOT PURSUIT.
Quote: "I wore this beautiful necklace by Tiffany's and I just couldn't get it off last night so I woke up and I still had my necklace on... It's a security thing, because it's such an expensive necklace, and I thought, 'Well, maybe if I just keep wearing it, maybe they'll let me keep it!' But no, they came to get it. It was really pretty. They were not letting me keep it!" Actress Reese Witherspoon had to sleep in the diamond necklace she was loaned for the Met Gala on Monday night (04May15) after struggling with the clasp.
Fact: Best pals Sofia Vergara and Reese Witherspoon have filmed a hilarious video of themselves lip-syncing to songs by Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift. While promoting their new movie Hot Pursuit, the twosome attempted Cyrus' megahit Party In the USA and Swift's I Knew You Were Trouble.
Quote: "Reese texted me and told me about the movie and wanted me to write something or sing or both. I got inspired. It was a bit of a Thelma and Louise theme and that's totally up my alley. It is really so fun to be part of it." Reese Witherspoon recruited Miranda Lambert to write and record a new song for her upcoming movie Hot Pursuit.
Quote: "I'm sure she wants to put me in the guest house or something. She's gonna try to get away with getting the good part of the house." Actress Sofia Vergara fears her HOT PURSUIT co-star Reese Witherspoon will attempt to con her out of a good living space when the friends purchase a retreat together in New Orleans, Louisiana, where they filmed their upcoming movie.
Fact: Colombian actress Sofia Vergara was seeing triple as her HOT PURSUIT co-star Reese Witherspoon and comedienne Ellen DeGeneres dressed up to look like the Latin beauty in a comedy sketch on the funnywoman's U.S. talk show on Monday (13Apr15). The trio played stars of a fake sitcom called The Three Sofias, and could barely contain their giggles as Witherspoon and DeGeneres attempted to impersonate Vergara's sometimes unintelligible accent. The ladies then became embroiled in a fight over their "boyfriend", played by R&B star Jason Derulo.
Quote: "I grew up seeing incredibly strong women like Holly Hunter, Sigourney Weaver and Debra Winger. I want to ensure that my 15-year-old daughter, Ava, grows up seeing those types of strong women playing complicated parts." Reese Witherspoon on the importance of strong female characters in films.
Quote: "We've already talked about the wedding, we have a lot of plans, I gotta help, gotta be there for my girl, I'm so excited." Reese Witherspoon is keen to help her Hot Pursuit co-star Sofia Vergara plan her upcoming wedding to Joe Manganiello.
Quote: "Who am I rooting for!? Sea Gals & Patriot Cheerleaders!!! (Did I mention I used to be a cheerleader?)" Actress Reese Witherspoon was rooting for the ladies on the sidelines during Sunday's Super Bowl (01Feb15), when the New England Patriots claimed victory over the Seattle Seahawks.
Quote: "One day I was getting divorced, and the next day my mother died, and the next day I was having sex with a stranger and shooting heroin." Reese Witherspoon put her acting skills to the test while portraying adventurer Cheryl Strayed in new film Wild.
Quote: "I played Cheryl Strayed in Wild and she was standing there the whole time, which was hard. I felt embarrassed for the first three days. Was I doing her voice right? Is she going to judge me? She was amazing and really lovely. But one of the hardest days on that shoot was, I had to do a sex scene with two guys that... I called Cheryl that night, and I was like, 'I can't believe I have to do that'. And she was like, 'Sorry, I was such a slut in the '90s!'" Reese Witherspoon struggled with a threesome sex scene in the new movie adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's book Wild.
Quote: "I was always open to doing it, but whenever David Fincher says he wants to do a project, you just sit back and say, 'Whatever you want to do'. We had a long conversation where he was like, 'You're not right for it. And this is why'. And I actually completely agreed with him." Reese Witherspoon on passing up on a lead role in Gone Girl, a film she produced.
Quote: "When you see me putting together the tent, that's literally me putting together the tent. It took me two hours. I could not figure out the f**king tent. And when I kicked the stove, it's because I couldn't make the f**king stove work." Reese Witherspoon's camping frustrations were on show in new movie Wild.
Quote: "I think it was a moment where people realised that I wasn't exactly what they thought I was... I think that I showed I have a complexity that people didn't know about. It's part of human nature. I made a mistake; we all make mistakes. The best you can do is say sorry and learn from it and move on." Reese Witherspoon is trying to forget her 2013 arrest for disorderly conduct when she was caught on camera arguing with a cop during a traffic stop.
Quote: "I've actually been thinking about it. I'm actually working on a project right now." Actress Reese Witherspoon teases fans about her plans for her directorial debut following the success of Gone Girl, which she produced through her Pacific Standard company.
Quote: "A huge heartfelt congrats to #Malala on winning the #NobelPeacePrize today!!! At 17 years old, you awe and inspire so many children and adults with your strength, hard work and powerful message. It's equally inspiring to see, on days like today, how people around the world are actively supporting and pushing you closer towards your goals - of getting children everywhere to get to go to school, of women's equal rights, of spreading messages of hope and non-violence, and so much more." Reese Witherspoon congratulates teenage Nobel Prize recipient Malala Yousafzai.
Quote: "I'm southern. I like some makeup! It wasn't easy." Reese Witherspoon on her plain look in new hiking movie Wild.
Quote: "I love Joan. It's a hard thing because everyone loved her so much. But seeing all this wonderful work that she did, how she entertained people for years and years, it just really touched my heart... She was always very nice to me and even when she wasn't I still laughed, she still made me laugh." Reese Witherspoon remembers late comedienne Joan Rivers.
Fact: Reese Witherspoon is planning to open her first store in 2015. The actress announced the creation of Draper James, a retail company which will "emphasize her southern roots and personal style", last month (Mar14), and now Eonline.com reports the brand's first store will feature clothing, kitchenware, bed and bath products, furniture, cosmetics and handbags.
Fact: Actress Reese Witherspoon celebrated her 38th birthday on Saturday (22Mar14) by heading off on a bowling trip in Nashville, Tennessee with her friends and family. The Legally Blonde star shared pictures of the outing on her Whosay.com page, including a snap showing her holding up a blue bowling ball with the caption, "Having a ball at my birthday! Nashvegas. Good friends. Bowlers not ballers."
Quote: "Few people know this about me, but I like to take hip-hop dance classes. I'm not saying I’m good at hip-hop dance classes, I just enjoy taking them... I liked taking dance classes when I was in high school and I was never any good at it. But they would bring three girls to the front and they'd say, 'Okay, watch Sarah for her arms. And watch Lily for her legs. And watch Reese for her personality.'" Reese Witherspoon reveals her secret hobby.
Tweet: "So sad to hear about Paul Walker. He was a pleasure to work with, a true gentleman and a humble soul. Prayers and love to his family." Reese Witherspoon remembers her Pleasantville co-star Paul Walker following his death in a car accident over the weekend (30-01Nov13).
Fact: Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has made a big splurge at the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday (21May13), picking up the U.S. rights to Keanu Reeves and Reese Witherspoon's new sci-fi romance Passengers. Developed by Reeves and producing partner Stephen Hamel, the film will be the feature directing debut of Game of Thrones director Brian Kirk.
Fact: Reese Witherspoon and her husband Jim Toth have bought the house next door to her longtime Brentwood, California spread for $3 million (£1.9 million). The property was previously owned by actor Mark Harmon's mother, late former model and fashion designer Elyse Knox.
Quote: "It was like a nature vacation camping out on the Mississippi River. And we enjoyed it. The kids learned a lot about nature actually on this film." Actor Matthew Mcconaughey's children had fun playing with his Mud co-star Reese Witherspoon's youngsters while they were on location in Arkansas in late 2011.
Quote: "I've already told her she's almost too old. I love her, but she's like, 'I could play your mother.'" Fleetwood Mac star Stevie Nicks thinks actress Reese Witherspoon is too old to play her in a biopic.
Fact: Reese Witherspoon's former leading men Robert Pattinson, Vince Vaughn and Joaquin Phoenix joined forces for a boys' night out in Los Angeles on Friday (05Apr13). The unlikely pals, who have all starred opposite the actress in recent years, were snapped leaving the Larchmont Restaurant with a few other friends after enjoying dinner together.
Fact: Reese Witherspoon enjoyed a relaxing 37th birthday on Friday (22Mar13) - she spent the day on vacation in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico with her husband Jim Toth.
Fact: Michael Buble and Reese Witherspoon have recorded a cover of Frank and Nancy Sinatra's playful duet Something Stupid for his new album To Be Loved. The song has also been covered by another singer/actress combo - Robbie Williams and Nicole Kidman.
Fact: Hollywood stars Cameron Diaz, Reese Witherspoon and Drew Barrymore have jetted off to Mexico for a girls' getaway. The actresses were spotted soaking up the sunshine and enjoying a dip in the sea at the Amansala Resort in Tulum earlier this week (begs04Mar13).
Quote: "She is a fan of my book which is a really nice thing. She wrote me a nice note about it. We want to work together; we're just trying to think of a good project." Actress Mindy Kaling wants her new pal Reese Witherspoon to make a cameo appearance on her show The Mindy Project.
Fact: Actress Reese Witherspoon celebrated Christmas (12) by showing U.S. Tv host and pal Chelsea Handler how to change a baby's diaper after her comedienne pal offered to babysit the star's son Tennessee over the holidays during her pre-taped Christmas Day special.
Fact: Actress Reese Witherspoon has given her black Land Rover a Christmas makeover - the mum-of-three was spotted driving in Brentwood, California on Thursday (13Dec12) with two brown antlers flanking each side of the vehicle and a red nose on the car's grill.
Quote: "I don't know if I'm bouncing back. I'm slowly crawling back. I couldn't remember, the other day, what you call that thing that keeps the food cold. It was the refrigerator. I couldn't remember the name of it!" Actress Reese Witherspoon has been battling a foggy memory since giving birth to her third child, a son named Tennessee, in September (12).
Quote: "By all accounts it would be true. I just really am a big fan. Myself and my camp wanted to do this with her and were thrilled she was excited about it too." Canadian crooner Michael Buble confirms reports he is recording a duet with actress Reese Witherspoon for his upcoming studio album.
Tweet: "Congratulations, Reese and baby Tennessee James! I can't wait to see the first photos of her Witherson." ELLEN DEGENERES sends her best wishes to Reese Witherspoon following the birth of her son on Thursday (27Sep12).
Fact: Actress Reese Witherspoon has thrown open the doors of her Ojai, California ranch for a special Elle Decor magazine shoot. The Walk The Line star's four-bedroom home is where she married her second husband, Jim Toth, last year (11).
Quote: "I feel sort of round and bowling ball-esque." Reese Witherspoon on her pregnancy.
Fact: Reese Witherspoon and Cher were among the celebrities who mingled with U.S. President Barack Obama at a fundraiser in Los Angeles on Wednesday (06Jun12). The leader kicked off the evening by appearing at a Lgbt (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) Leadership Council gala. Glee star Darren Criss provided the entertainment for 600 guests after singer Pink withdrew from the event because of illness, and Obama continued the Glee love after the gala by attending a star-studded fundraising dinner at show creator Ryan Murphy's home.
Fact: Reese Witherspoon is urging fans to celebrate International Women's Day by purchasing a new $5 (£3.10) necklace. Proceeds from sales of the simple wreath-style pendant will benefit the Avon Speak Out Against Domestic Violence programme. The actress says, "It's a shocking reality that one in three women worldwide will experience violence in their lives. It's an unacceptable truth that we must all work to change... I encourage everyone to purchase, wear or give the Avon Empowerment Necklace to help raise awareness as well as vital money for domestic abuse support services."
Fact: New mum Beyonce is to join pal Gwyneth Paltrow, Cameron Diaz and Reese Witherspoon as the fourth member of a fictional movie supergroup. Paltrow will produce and star in Glee creator Ryan Murphy's new film One Hit Wonders, which chronicles the efforts of four singers, who each had a hit song 20 years ago, to find success as a group.
Quote: I feel much better about myself, actually. When you get older you start to have respect for yourself and value choices you've made in your life. I'm much more comfortable with who I am and I'm even thinking that i don't look so bad. I feel a lot sexier these days than I ever have." Reese Witherspoon has no problem with growing older.
Quote: "Not a great icebreaker, but he was a good sport. We did five takes because I couldn't stop laughing!" Reese Witherspoon struggled to maintain her composure after shooting her This Means War co-star Tom Hardy in the crotch with paintball bullets on the first day of shooting.
Quote: "Apparently, that's very sexy. I had no idea. It kind of compares to Cameron Diaz's booty dance in Charlie's Angels as well, which I stole a little bit from, I'm not gonna lie. Sorry Cam." Reese Witherspoon on the inspiration for her sexy dance routine in new film This Means War.
Quote: "I'm starting a Facebook page... (I'll post up) outtakes from the movie or pictures from the set or pictures from the green room (on TV shows)." Reese Witherspoon has gone online to promote her new comedy This Means War.
Quote: "I have a girl crush on Rachel Bilson because I think she's so cute and then I also have a major girl crush on Jennifer Aniston, but... doesn't everyone have a crush on Jennifer Aniston? Dogs have crushes on Jennifer Aniston. She's so cute... I played her younger sister on Friends mainly so I could meet Jennifer Aniston. She's just so lovable." Reese Witherspoon admits to a major celebrity crush.
Quote: "It was really fun. She was lovely and funny and she said some sweet girly things. I think she is handling herself so beautifully." Reese Witherspoon is a big fan of Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge after meeting her in Los Angeles last year (11).
Quote: "I have this fixation about this black leather The Row purse, but it's so prohibitively expensive, I will not allow myself to buy it. I literally go to the store to visit it. Too much money - it feels decadent... If I bought it, I'd only feel upset about it and take it back." Reese Witherspoon is refusing to buy a purse from the fashion line designed by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen.
Quote: "Jim's like, 'I'm gonna show you every day what a good partner is, what a good person is. I'm going to take care of you. I'm gonna do this so much that you're gonna get used to it.' I was like, 'What are you talking about?' I've never had anybody like that in my life." Jim Toth was persistent in courting his now-wife Reese Witherspoon.
Quote: "I don't think I realised how little I was living. I was so consumed by holding it together. I was in a tight little square, because when something's not right and you're trying so hard to hold on to it, you have to make it really small so that you can hold on to it. If your world gets any more expansive, you can't deal anymore." Reese Witherspoon on her grief following her split from ex-husband Ryan Phillippe.
Quote: "I struggled with the public aspect of it for a long time, but I'm lucky. And sometimes I'm like, okay, it all happens for a reason... part of this work that I do with Avon feels like maybe I'm getting closer to my purpose of it all." Reese Witherspoon enjoys using her fame for good. The actress is an honorary chairwoman of the Avon Foundation for Women.
Quote: "I'm scared to speak in public. I'm really nervous about it. It's weird, because on a movie set I'm fine. But I get really nervous in front of crowds. I used to shake when I talked at these conferences." Reese Witherspoon battles nerves every time she gives a speech.
Quote: "I've gotten over so many phobias. Five years ago, I was terrified to travel. I was scared to leave my kids. It's still not the best feeling." Reese Witherspoon feels anxious if she has to leave her two children for long periods of time while she works.
Quote: "She's such a great role model, she writes her own music and she just expresses herself and she's such a great artist." Reese Witherspoon approves of her daughter Ava's pop idol Taylor Swift.
Quote: "It's cool to be bad but it's also possible to make it in Hollywood without a reality show. When I came up in this business, if you made a sex tape you were embarrassed and you hid it under your bed and, like, if you took naked pictures of yourself on your cellphone you hide your face, people... It's possible to be a good girl, I'm gonna try to make it cool." Reese Witherspoon accepting her MTV Generation Award at the 2011 Mtv Movie Awards on Sunday night (05Jun11).
Quote: "I changed into cowboy boots, from those awful uncomfortable shoes." Reese Witherspoon kicked off her expensive Jimmy Choo high heels during her recent wedding and swapped them for some comfy footwear. She married second husband Jim Toth last month (Mar11).
Quote: "My daughter helped me pick out my dress. She was my maid of honour. It wasn't stressful." Reese Witherspoon insists her wedding day at her Ojai, California ranch in March (11) was a lovely experience.
Quote: "I'm kind of bummed I'm not invited to the royal wedding... I invited them to my wedding!" Reese Witherspoon is upset she's not going to be a part of Prince William and Kate Middleton's big day in London.
Quote: "I know it's corny, but being a parent to me is such a great privilege; that I get to chaperone these beautiful little souls through life. They astound me with their knowledge and their humour." Actress Reese Witherspoon loves being a parent.
Quote: "They were waiting at five o'clock in the morning to see him. Young girls. Where are their mothers?" Reese Witherspoon was stunned to see young fans hanging around the set of Water For Elephants hoping to catch a glimpse of her co-star Robert Pattinson.
Fact: Reese Witherspoon's first dance with her new husband, Hollywood agent Jim Toth, was to Bob Dylan's Make You Feel My Love. The couple wed in a romantic ceremony at the actress' ranch in Ojai, California on 26 March (11).
Quote: "It was a nice escape for him to be tan and in the sun all the time instead of (in) the vampire gear.'' Actress Reese Witherspoon insists her Water For Elephants co-star Robert Pattinson enjoyed his time away from the Twilight set.
Fact: The Jimmy Choo Satin Sandals Reese Witherspoon wore on her wedding day on Saturday (26Mar11) set her back $645 (£403).
Fact: Reese Witherspoon is designing three new perfumes for Avon. The actress, who is a brand ambassador for the company, will launch a trio of scents called Live, Laugh and Love later this year (11).
Quote: "It's pretty much the only time I've forgotten my lines, and it scarred me so much I've never let it happen again." Robert Pattinson on working with Reese Witherspoon on the set of 2004's Vanity Fair.
Quote: "He's an incredibly hardworking person with an incredible work ethic. He doesn't ever complain - not once - which is sort of lower than the national average for actors. They're always complaining. Especially the men." Reese Witherspoon on working with Robert Pattinson in new movie Water For Elephants.
Quote: "We've done a good job, I'm very proud of us for that." Actor Ryan Phillippe is happy with the way he and his ex-wife Reese Witherspoon have brought up their two children, Ava and Deacon, despite divorcing in 2007.
Quote: "I would like get really attached to Owen and the day he had to leave, I started crying. Then I would do scenes with Paul and I felt as if I was cheating on Owen." Reese Witherspoon bonded with both of her co-stars, Paul Rudd and Owen Wilson, while filming HOW DO YOU KNOW.
Quote: "I got to work with all these Olympian softball players. I trained with coaches for four months, three hours a day. I'm still not any good at softball, but I learned a lot." Reese Witherspoon got in shape to play a former softball star in HOW DO YOU KNOW.
Quote: "I opened the closet door and there was a line of black string bikinis with the tags still on. He actually thought it was a courtesy, that he was being nice." Reese Witherspoon on her oddest date.
Quote: "We have one computer that they have to share, and it literally has every blocker you can possibly have on it. I've even gone into the parental controls and typed in gossip websites, specific things they cannot search, my name, their names, all sorts of things." Reese Witherspoon goes to extreme lengths to protect her 11-year-old daughter Ava and seven-year-old son, Deacon, from being exposed to internet gossip about their family.
Quote: "Two donkeys, two pigs, three goats, 20 chickens... I have a horse and three dogs. It's so good for the kids to learn about animals, kindness and passion." Actress Reese Witherspoon has a big farm full of animals.
Quote: "I truly believe you never lose in a relationship. You've always gained something." Reese Witherspoon has a positive outlook on love.
Quote: "I'll be happily unemployed maybe through the holidays. Then I'm ready to go back to work." Reese Witherspoon admits she's yet to pick her next movie project, even though she despises being between jobs.
Quote: "Only in very, very dark moments - moments of pure self-loathing - do I type my name into Google. And I know what I'm in for. You never read anything positive - you always go straight to where you know they're going to say something nasty about you. Fortunately, most of the time I'm busy enough that I don't have time to type my name into Google." Actress Reese Witherspoon tries to avoid reading online gossip about herself.
Quote: "I'd say 99 per cent of the people who come up to me, the energy is totally positive. Not that people don't come up and go, 'I hated your last movie, it sucked' - and I go, 'I know, I'm sorry. Do you want your money back?'" Reese Witherspoon admits her fans can sometimes be her harshest critics.
Quote: "God, I wish I would have known - I would have done more bad s**t!" Reese Witherspoon wishes she acted out when she was a young Hollywood star because the paparazzi attention was nowhere near as intense as it is now.
Quote: "It definitely feels like a suit that I wish I could zip off. But I don't feel bad about any of the things I've gone through, whether it's divorce or break-ups or anything like that, because that's all part of the life journey, and I have those experiences just like anyone else." Reese Witherspoon doesn't regret any of her romance choices, despite the constant tabloid attention paid to the changes in her love life.
Quote: "I have one of those incredible memories where I just erase painful things. Maybe that's really unhealthy, and I probably need to see a therapist. But I don't dwell. You just keep going forward." Reese Witherspoon could use professional therapy.
Quote: "I had someone correct my grammar on a blind date once, and I knew within the first 10 minutes that the date was over... Just don't correct my grammar. I'm from Tennessee. I probably say everything wrong." Actress Reese Witherspoon warns potential suitors about her pet peeve.
Quote: "It was great, it was a big honour to be accepted on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, it's very exciting." Actress Reese Witherspoon is overjoyed after receiving the 2,425th star on the famous landmark earlier this month (Dec10).
Quote: "I'm not gonna lie. He's a very, very handsome man. He's sweet and loving and has the nicest family...He's a very sensitive soul." Reese Witherspoon was completely won over by Robert Pattinson's charm after working together on the forthcoming movie WATER FOR ELEPHANTS.
Quote: "I'm old enough to know that I don't know anything about love or relationships. I just try to go with my instincts and advise other people to do the same. My friends are a barometer for my relationships. I kind of look at them to reflect to me how I seem." Reese Witherspoon, who is dating Hollywood agent Jim Toth, looks to her friends for romantic guidance.
Quote: "Sexuality and femininity is an accumulation of age and wisdom and comfort in your own skin. I feel better - so much better now than I ever did in my 20s. I am calmer, I know who I am. And as a result, I feel much sexier." Reese Witherspoon, 34, has gained confidence with age.
Quote: "There's always going to be somebody younger or sexier. That's why I like to say, and it's become my famous line, 'Funny doesn't sag.'" Reese Witherspoon uses her bubbly personality to stand out in Hollywood.
Quote: "I would love to have more kids. Kids are the best part of my day. I don’t wake up to make movies. I wake up to hang out with my family.” Reese Witherspoon can't wait to one day give her 11-year-old daughter Ava and seven-year-old son Deacon, with ex-husband Ryan Phillippe, a brother or sister.
Fact: Reese Witherspoon will be honoured with the 2,425th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next week (01Dec10).
Fact: Super-fit actress Reese Witherspoon competed in a parent-child triathlon in Los Angeles at the weekend (23-24Oct10) with her 11-year-old daughter Ava.
Quote: "We go to all the school events together and we're there for each other... In our line of work you have to be flexible because from one week to the next you don't know where you're going to have to be for a promotional tour or on location. We've done a really good job with that and our kids are happy and healthy and doing awesome." Ryan Phillippe is happy with his post-divorce relationship with ex-wife Reese Witherspoon.
Fact: Keri Hilson has been unveiled as the latest celebrity face of beauty brand Avon. The R&B singer joins stars including Reese Witherspoon and Zoe Saldana, who are also signed as Avon representatives.
Fact: Reese Witherspoon is using her singing talents to win over the heart of Tom Cruise - the actors are in talks to star in a new romantic drama about a rodeo champ who falls in love with a country singer. Witherspoon showed off her vocals as June Carter in Johnny Cash biopic Walk The Line, the role which landed her Oscar gold in 2005, and she's set to sing again in rodeo-themed movie Paper Wings, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Quote: "I don't know, I have been in Washington quite a bit, maybe I'm getting the bug!" Reese Witherspoon ponders swapping acting for politics.
Quote: "As an actress, I have always sought out roles that portrayed women as strong and powerful, such as Elle Woods, who was in the Legally Blonde movies. (She) happened to be the biggest fashionista who ever came to Washington until Michelle Obama. Thanks a lot." Reese Witherspoon pays tribute to U.S. First Lady MICHELLE OBAMA during the International Women of Courage awards in Washington, D.C.
Quote: "I can remember standing up in third grade and saying that I wanted to be the first female president of the United States. I wanted to change the world." Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon has always been ambitious.
Quote: "Jake is a great cook, he does a lot. We spend the weekends outside L.A., in Ojai, where I have a farmhouse. We have chickens and we grow cucumbers and tomatoes. I love it. It reminds me of where I grew up in Tennessee." Reese Witherspoon on life away from Hollywood with boyfriend Jake Gyllenhaal.
Fact: Kate Winslet has been crowned the most stylish woman on the red carpet by the editors of U.S. magazine People. The poll also named Reese Witherspoon the star with the best short dresses, while High School Musical graduate Vanessa Hudgens was given the best hippie chic title.
Fact: The stage production of Legally Blonde is heading to London's West End. The curtain fell on the Broadway adaptation of Reese Witherspoon's hit 2001 movie last autumn (08) after an 18-month run, but the musical is set to transfer across the Atlantic and launch in the British capital in December (09).
Quote: "When I'm feeling down I love to pig out on fried chicken. I just love it. It's just the best and always picks me up." Reese Witherspoon reveals her favourite comfort food.
Quote: "I'd love to be able to go into a store and put on a pair of jeans and not have them hacked off at the bottom. That'd be great!" Reese Witherspoon would love to be taller.
Fact: Reese Witherspoon celebrated her 33rd birthday with a star-studded party at boyfriend Jake Gyllenhaal's Los Angeles home on Saturday (21Mar09). Guests included Robert Downey Jr. and his wife SUSAN, as well as the actor's sister Maggie Gyllenhaal and her partner Peter Sarsgaard. Witherspoon spent her actual birthday, on Sunday (22Mar09), at the Los Angeles premiere of her new movie MONSTERS VS. ALIENS.
Fact: The trailer for Reese Witherspoon's new animated movie MONSTERS VS. ALIENS will become the first all 3-D ad to air during the Super Bowl telecast on Sunday (01Feb09).
Quote: "A couple of years ago I won a great award for singing in a movie and this year I won an award for having a baby throw up on me." Walk the Line star Reese Witherspoon accepts her Favorite Female Movie Star People's Choice Award for FOUR CHRISTMASES on Wednesday night (07Jan09).
Quote: "I've considered making it into a door knocker or a necklace, but neither one of those options was very practical." Reese Witherspoon contemplates unconventional uses for the Best Actress Oscar she won for 2005 movie Walk the Line.
Quote: "We like to dress it up for Christmas. We throw a little Santa hat on it and a scarf - because it gets cold." Reese Witherspoon on her festive plans for her Best Actress Oscar.
Quote: "Sometimes I have to work out like a dog, but I always try and eat well." Reese Witherspoon reveals the secrets of her slender figure.
Quote: "I don't have any concerns about it yet. Ask me in a few years - I'm sure I'll be very knowledgeable." Actress Reese Witherspoon, 32, talks about cosmetic surgery.
Quote: "I am an incredible trampolinist. I had one in my backyard when I was a kid and I used to be on it for like three hours a day. That and I am a pretty good cook." Reese Witherspoon is awash with secret talents.
Quote: "If I melt it down and turn it into a necklace? I could have it appraised and let you know. I'll be hiding it under the mattress." Actress Reese Witherspoon re-evaluates how she can make the most out of her Oscar award.
Quote: "My daughter thinks I'm the worst singer on the face of the earth. I sing in the car, and she's like, 'Stop embarrassing me.'" Reese Witherspoon's vocal talents, which won her an Oscar for playing singing legend JUNE CARTER CASH, don't impress her nine-year-old daughter AVA.
Fact: Nashville native Reese Witherspoon is the first presenter to be announced for the 42nd Annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, held next month (12Nov08) in the Tennessee capital.
Quote: "I would laugh so hard it would ruin the take, and I was afraid I was going to pee on myself." Actress Reese Witherspoon on working with funnyman Vince Vaughn on the set of their forthcoming film FOUR CHRISTMASES.
Fact: The winner of MTV's reality TV show LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL: THE SEARCH FOR ELLE WOODS will replace Tony-winning actress Laura Bell Bundy just three days after Bundy takes her final bow from the Broadway stage next month (20Jul08). Actress Reese Witherspoon first made the role famous in the original 2001 film.
Fact: Actress Reese Witherspoon donned in a traditional Japanese kimono on Wednesday (11Jun08) as she arrived in Tokyo to launch the Women's Empowerment Bracelet as part of her role as a goodwill ambassador for UNIFEM (United Nations Development Fund for Women).
Quote: "AVA has cupcake stands outside my house for breast cancer. She raised over $100 (GBP50) last year (07). It's sweet." Reese Witherspoon is proud of her eight-year-old daughter's charity efforts.
Fact: Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe's five-year-old son DEACON is named after a baseball great who pitched in the first ever World Series in 1903. Turn-of-the-century Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Deacon Phillippe is a distant relative of the Crash star.
Quote: "I'm a big organiser person. I can spend a good three hours on a sock drawer. It's fantastic." Reese Witherspoon looks after her home in an orderly manner.
Quote: "Mainly what I do is organise the snacks. I'm not joking actually because I need to make sure everybody has a lot of snacks. The key to having a happy crew is feeding them lots of coffee. Good coffee and I have the ice cream truck come on Fridays." Reese Witherspoon took her role as a producer on the set of forthcoming film FOUR CHRISTMASES seriously.
Quote: "The good news is they can't take it away. It doesn't matter how many stinky movies you do after it." Reese Witherspoon on winning an Oscar.
Quote: "I've considered making it into a door knocker or a necklace, but neither one of those options was very practical. I just keep it in my living room." Actress Reese Witherspoon has thought up lots of original ways to display the Best Actress Oscar she won for her role in WALK THE LINE.
Quote: "I like to think I'm really tough on the outside with a kernel sweet centre on the inside." Reese Witherspoon's sweet self-analysis.
Quote: "I still feel like I can barely afford an apartment sometimes. I call my accountant and ask him, 'Can I afford to buy that car?'" Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon is still coming to terms with the fact she no longer has to worry about her finances.
Quote: "I didn't know who he was. Of course, he's become this big movie star now and I tease him and say, 'I got you when you were cheap!' It's not gonna happen again, I'll never get him again." Reese Witherspoon on casting ATONEMENT star James McAvoy in her new film PENELOPE.
Quote: "The top of my head hits his armpit, so I drag my apple box around... and stand on it." Reese Witherspoon on filming romantic scenes with tall actor Vince Vaughn in new comedy FOUR CHRISTMASES.
Quote: "I don't like the beach. I prefer a nice, muddy lake. The best thing is when you step in the lake and the mud squishes between your toes. It's awesome." Legally Blonde star Reese Witherspoon on her perfect day off.
Fact: Oscar winners Robert Duvall and Reese Witherspoon are set to team up for a new festive film. FOUR CHRISTMASES will also star Vince Vaughn, who is tasting success with his first yuletide film, FRED CLAUS.
Fact: New Hollywood couple Reese Witherspoon and Jake Gyllenhaal arrived at pal Kate Hudson's Halloween party on Saturday night (27Oct07) wearing masks in a bid to avoid the paparazzi. WALK THE LINE Oscar winner Witherspoon also donned a platinum wig.
Fact: Heather Mills denies reports that she is writing a movie about her eventful life. Speculation was rife that the reality TV star, who is in the midst of divorce proceedings with Sir Paul McCartney, was planning to ask Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon to star.
Quote: "It's real purty (sic) on my bookcase. Everybody that comes to my house, I say, `You can touch it, but you have to give a speech.'" Reese Witherspoon on her Oscar statuette.
Quote: "I think it's great to drink in the middle of the day... but I gotta drive to pick up the kids... You could get drunk! You could go from appointment to appointment highly, highly smashed!" Reese Witherspoon loves the idea of boozing at lunchtime.
Quote: "It's one think if you're up for it and you want it, and you go out without your panties on. But, if you're wearing your panties, gosh darn it, leave me alone!" Reese Witherspoon urges the paparazzi to concentrate their efforts on the party girls who hit the town without their underwear and leave the more restrained stars alone.
Fact: Reese Witherspoon is nursing her broken heart following her recent marriage split by befriending fellow celebrity divorcee Renee Zellweger - the two actresses were spotted enjoying a meal together at Los Angeles' Cut restaurant.
Quote: "She told me I should retire because you couldn't make a better film than this. I'll wait a little longer." Ryan Phillippe reveals his wife Reese Witherspoon is a big fan of his new war film FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS.
Fact: Faith Hill and Sheryl Crow have been chosen as two of fitness magazine Self's 10 Most Inspiring Women. Joining the singers are actresses Jennifer Garner, Reese Witherspoon, Brooke Shields and designer DONNA KARAN.
Quote: "I did vote for her for Walk the Line because she was so good. I forgot how much I hated that c**t!" Director KEVIN SMITH still holds a grudge against Reese Witherspoon, after she was rude to him.
Quote: "I go, 'Honey, mommy won the award last night.' She goes, 'I know, I lost my tooth two days ago, so I'm the first kid who has a lost tooth in March...' That keeps it real for you." Reese Witherspoon on getting brought back down to earth after her Oscar win by her daughter AVA.
Quote: "It's an amazing dress... I think it's the best one she's ever worn." Actor Ryan Phillippe was a big fan of the second-hand, 51-year-old Christian Dior gown his wife Reese Witherspoon wore to the Oscars on Sunday (05MAR06).
Quote: <p>"Children are very good at keeping you grounded. They'll throw up on your shoes before an awards ceremony." Actress Reese Witherspoon's children won't let her fame go to her head. </p>
Quote: <p>"When I won the SAG Award (Screen Actors Guild/Best Actress) I said, 'Mom, I won an award last night.' and she said, 'That's because you're the best mom in the world.'" Reese Witherspoon's mother left the actress sobbing with kind words. </p>
Quote: <p>"When I was 12, I was writing my own cheques from my own chequeing account because I wanted to be like a little grown-up. I would go to the Hello Kitty store and write a cheque." WALK THE LINE star Reese Witherspoon really does have a 'type-A' personality, just like the name of her production company. </p>
Fact: <p>Reese Witherspoon's favourite movie of all time is mythical action film CLASH OF THE TITANS. </p>
Quote: <p>"I got to see all her instruments and clothes. She had, like, six closets full of fur coats. I'll never forget." Reese Witherspoon was thrilled to be shown around the late JUNE CARTER CASH's home by her children as she prepared to play the country great in new Johnny Cash biopic Walk the Line. </p>
Quote: <p>"I said, 'I have to go to work,' and he threw his truck at me and AVA goes, 'Now, DEACON, mommy has to go to work so she can make money so she can pay the bills so you can keep your pillow and your blanket.'" Reese Witherspoon's young daughter has a way of dealing with her baby brother's tantrums. </p>
Quote: <p>"Everything's better with bacon or brown sugar." Keen cook Reese Witherspoon offers a couple of culinary tips. </p>
Fact: <p>ROGER LOVE, the voice coach who trained Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon for new movie Walk the Line, also helped EARTH, WIND + FIRE, THE JACKSON 5 and THE Beach Boys hit the high notes. </p>
Quote: <p>"I've changed schools, I've moved houses twice, I have to change rental cars every three weeks." Reese Witherspoon reveals the lengths she goes to slip past the paparazzi, who follow her everywhere. </p>
Quote: <p>"I begged every day... I called my attorney, my agent, my manager. I said, `Are you serious about this? I've got to get out of this. Can't they call LEANN RIMES - she's good.'" Reese Witherspoon was desperate to get out of playing JUNE CARTER CASH in Johnny Cash biopic Walk the Line once she discovered she'd have to sing in the film. </p>
Quote: <p>"I'm a person who likes her shoes to be lined up neatly like little soldiers in her closet. That might be a little much, but that's the way I am." Actress Reese Witherspoon on her controlling ways. </p>
Fact: <p>LEGALLY BLONDE star Reese Witherspoon and her husband Ryan Phillippe plan to leave Los Angeles because they want to raise their children AVA and DEACON in a "normal environment". </p> <b>30/06/2004 14:04</b>