10 Reasons That Prove Reese Witherspoon Should Be Your Crowned Hollywood Hero


1. She’s a regular red carpet fixture, but you just *know* her home life is hysterical:

“I feel very blessed to have two wonderful, healthy children who keep me completely grounded, sane and throw up on my shoes just before I go to an awards show just so I know to keep it real.”

2. She works hard to earn that Hollywood cash, and so of course she’s particular about keeping her home pristine:

“It really bothers me when people don’t use coasters. Particularly on my table.”

3. She’s as mortal in the mall as the rest of us:

“I get crazy in a bookstore. It makes my heart beat hard because I want to buy everything.”

4. She’s not above recognising the limitations of her off-screen roles:

“I played a lawyer in a movie, so, many times I think I am a lawyer. And clearly I’m not a lawyer, because I got arrested.”

5. She’s best mates with Cheryl Strayed, has a husband dreams are made of, and her hair is impossibly shiny in every Instagram she posts. And yet, we know this much to be true – Reese Witherspoon is a geek:

“When you finally accept that you’re a complete dork, your life gets easier. No sense in trying to be cool.” 

6. She has very down-to-earth parenting advice:

“If you are not yelling at your kids, you are not spending enough time with them.”

7. Even Reese has shitty first dates:

“I had someone correct my grammar once on a blind date, and within the first 10 minutes the date was over. You just don’t correct somebody’s grammar. That’s just not okay.”

8. Sometimes, her friends are not very supportive, even if they mean well:

“Somebody close to me once said, ‘Oh, no man will ever accept your children.’ And I just thought it was the most horrifying thing someone has ever said to me in my entire life. I was determined to find somebody who would make that not true.”

9. She isn’t afraid to admit her shortcomings, and her limitations – even if it’s less than flattering about herself:

“I’m losing friendships over forgetting to get back to people. But you can’t keep up with everything. I’ve got a 13-year-old, a nine-year-old and a baby.”

10. She can’t do this life alone, and needs her homies as every woman does:

“I don’t know what I would have done so many times in my life if I hadn’t had my girlfriends.”

God bless you Reese, for making us all understand that it’s possible to be an A-list screen siren, and a total goof-ball baller with a hot family a few mistakes under our belts, too.