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“I just wasn’t thinking straight at all”: Reese Witherspoon Revealed Her Severe Post-Partum Depression as $400M Oscar Winner Divorces Jim Toth After 12 Years

“I just wasn’t thinking straight at all”: Reese Witherspoon Revealed Her Severe Post-Partum Depression as $400M Oscar Winner Divorces Jim Toth After 12 Years

It’s sad to see celebrity couples who have been together for almost a decade or more part ways. Reese Witherspoon one of the most popular actresses in Hollywood announced recently that her relationship with Jim Toth has now come to an end. The news popped up, two days before their 12th marriage anniversary. As the couple has now decided to move forward with mutual respect by splitting up.

The divorced couple has been a part of infamous controversy back in the year 2014. They were arrested for drinking and drive case. Reese Witherspoon has always been vocal about her thoughts about the incident and had often shared what she went through in her personal life.

Reese Witherspoon Shares Her Mental Struggles

Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon

Many celebrities have always come forward to speak about their mental health and how they dealt with it. In a past interview, Witherspoon mentioned how she faced anxiety, and depression and often went to therapy sessions when she was young.

“My anxiety manifests as depression, so I would get really depressed it’s like my brain is like a hamster on a wheel and won’t come off. And I’ve been managing it my entire life. My grandma struggled with the same stuff.”

She feels blessed that she got help during such times and also took the support of medicines when needed. The Legally Blonde actress shares a 10-year-old child with husband Jim Toth named Tennessee James. She also has two other kids with her ex-husband Ryan Phillipe.

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Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon

The Sweet Home Alabama actress opened up about her postpartum depression after having a child. She explained how for each of her kids she had different postpartum experiences. For her one child, she got pretty severe depression and was on heavy medications. Whereas for her other kid, she had no post-pregnancy depression at all.

“I do think hormones are so understudied and not understood and I kept reaching out to my doctors for answers. There just isn’t enough research about what happens to women’s bodies and the hormonal shifts that we have just aren’t taken as seriously as I think they should be.”

Well, it’s undeniable, that the actress gathered her courage in tough times and has always risen over any hardship.

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Reese Witherspoon And Ex-Jim Toth’s Infamous Incident

Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth
Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth

In the year 2013, the now-divorced couple got into a big controversy. The duo was arrested in Atlanta as they were suspected of driving the car while intoxicated. After the cops caught them, the American sweetheart tried to defend her husband but was handcuffed. Jim Toth was charged with DUI, and later on, they pleaded guilty. Witherspoon also went public in an interview to take full accountability for her and her husband’s actions.

In an interview with Good Morning America, the Gone Girl actress opened up about being embarrassed and apologized for the unacceptable behavior.

Recently, she was invited by Jameela Jamil to her podcast I Weigh, where Reese Witherspoon was asked about the 2013 controversy by Jamil. Maintaining her honesty just like in 2013, Witherspoon accepted the mistake made by her in the past incident.

 “But, I did something really stupid. It was so embarrassing and dumb,” the actress said of her mistake. “But, you know what—turns out I breathe air. I bleed the same way. I make dumb decisions. I make great decisions. I’m just a human being.”

Reese Witherspoon has finally redeemed herself with an apology in the eyes of fans. Even after such a wonderful relationship for almost a decade, the couple called it quits, no reason was mentioned as such in the statement. It’s known they divorced with a mutual decision.

Also read: “It was so f—king refreshing to me”: Reese Witherspoon Addressed Embarassing Arrest That Put Her in Handcuffs After Booze Fuelled Night With Ex-Husband Jim Toth

Source: E!News


Written by Shazmeen Navrange

Shazmeen is an author at FandomWire. With a degree in Mass Media and over two years of experience in the entertainment industry under her belt, she crafts insightful articles that offer a fresh and valuable perspective on Pop Culture and Hollywood. She has an unwavering enthusiasm for films, series, and all things Marvel, which demonstrates her deep-seated passion for the entertainment industry.