Reese Witherspoon Opens Up About Marrying Ryan Phillippe at 23

Does she have regrets?

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In case you somehow missed the entirety of the '90s and didn't watch Cruel Intentions, AKA the best teen movie of all time (do not @ me), Reese Witherspoon and her costar Ryan Phillippe fell in love on set.

Like, how could they not?

The pair ended up getting married when Reese was just 23, and though they divorced, Reese has no regrets. “I got married when I was 23 and I had two kids by the time I was 27,” she said in a recent interview (opens in new tab). “I don’t know, sometimes it’s good to know yourself [first].”

That said, Reese says she “would never change anything” about her life. That said, it seems as though she hopes her 18-year-old lookalike daughter will wait to make major life decisions: “I’ve said to my daughter, I think you know, at 25, you start to know yourself a little bit better.”

Reese is currently married to talent agent Jim Toth.


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Mehera Bonner is a news writer who focuses on celebrities and royals.