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“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

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It’s curtains for Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth. The couple who were married for 12 years, took to social media to publically announce their divorce. The Legally Blonde star and her agent husband also share a 10-year-old son. This is Witherspoon’s second divorce after she ended her long relationship and marriage to her Cruel Intentions co-star, Ryan Phillipe, with whom she has 2 children, Ava and Deacon, now 23 and 19 respectively. With the news of her divorce from Toth making headlines, an embarrassing incident from the ex-couples past is now making the rounds.

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Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth

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Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth’s Decade old Arrest Resurfaces

Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth have officially broken up. Along with this news, their infamous encounter with the cops, which took place 10 years ago, is also being revisited on social media. The Oscar winner and her husband were arrested in Atlanta after Toth was pulled over for allegedly driving while he was inebriated. Witherspoon was also handcuffed for reportedly disobeying orders to remain seated in the car. Toth pleaded guilty to DUI but ultimately escaped jail time while the Wild actor was asked to pay a fine for obstruction.

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Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth faced DUI charges in 2013

On May 2, 2013, the same day their pleas were entered, Witherspoon appeared on Good Morning America and took full responsibility for her behavior and apologized on national television saying,

“It’s just completely unacceptable and we are so sorry and embarrassed and we know better and we shouldn’t have done that,”

The Sweet Home Alabama star subsequently addressed this incident again in actor-model Jameela Jamil’s I Weigh podcast, where she honestly admitted to making stupid decisions in her life that she sorely regretted. Jamil praised Witherspoon for showing the courage to own up to her mistakes and apologize in public.

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What Went Wrong with Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth?

The big news coming in from Hollywood is the divorce of actor Reese Witherspoon and her agent husband, Jim Toth, after a 12-year marriage. The couple took to social media to release a joint statement that read,

“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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Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth with their son

According to an inside source, Witherspoon and Toth’s top priority would remain their 10-year-old son Tenessee, whom they will co-parent pleasantly and amicably. While there is no concrete information on what led up to their eventual break-up, it is evident that the Election actor and her ex-husband share a mutual respect and are committed to maintaining a cordial relationship going forward.

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Source: E-News

Written by Sharanya Sankar

Sharanya is a mom, bookworm, and cinephile. Having completed her Masters degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, writing is one of her passions. When she is not running behind her 11 and 9 year old, she spends her time watching and blogging about movies. She enjoys a range of genres from Indian mass entertainers to Hollywood and world cinema. Her interests also include analyzing pop culture in movies and music.