Reese Witherspoon Tears Up to Accept American Cinematheque Award

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It was a family affair when Reese Witherspoon was honored at the 29th American Cinematheque Award at The Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on Friday night.

The Academy Award-winning actress accepted the 29th American Cinematheque Award with her children, Ava and Deacon Phillippe by her side.

In her emotional acceptance speech, Witherspoon thanked her husband, Jim Toth, and all of her children, including her youngest child, 2-year-old Tennessee.

She expressed her thanks for their lifelong support of her career, saying, “You can’t be in this business if you don’t have a wonderful supportive family and I have the most amazing family.”

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As for Ava and Deacon, they were stunning on the red carpet, as mini versions of their mother, Reese, and father Ryan Phillippe.