Reese Witherspoon was still left “flummoxed” when her then-husband Ryan Phillippe designed a joke about her earning extra income than him as they presented an award at the 2002 Oscars.
The pair took to the stage to current one of the Academy Awards, when Ryan made available to enable Reese go through out the winner mainly because “you make a lot more (revenue) than I do”.
When the viewers laughed, Reese appeared a bit stunned, and revisited the minute throughout a chat on The HFPA in Dialogue podcast.
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“You’re reminding me of that!” she stated as she was requested how she felt at the time. “I forgot that ever took place. But you’re suitable, he did say that, and no, it wasn’t scripted, and he did not explain to me he was going to say that ahead of it occurred on air. So I was a minor bit flummoxed in the minute, much too.”
Reese extra she’s unsure what prompted Ryan to make the remark, but continued: “You will find so few girls that make a lot of dollars that at times they are shamed for it, and from time to time they are anticipated to give additional and do more and be far more to other folks in the exact same placement that, say, a male movie star would not be anticipated to. But I do consider gender norms have transformed quite a bit considering the fact that that instant.”
Ryan and Reese, who have youngsters Ava and Deacon jointly, break up in 2006 right after 7 many years of marriage.