Reese Witherspoon

Four Chistmases bigger than Australia in box-office debut

Vince Vaughn and Reese WitherspoonLos Angeles  - A comedy starring Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon as a couple trying to avoid their families at Christmas debuted in first place over the weekend at North American box offices, according to preliminary studio estimates issued Sunday.

For Friday to Sunday, Four Christmases had ticket sales of 31.7 million dollars to top the box-office rankings for the three-day weekend.

Marking the start of the traditional Christmas holiday weekend, it was one of four major films to debut.

Reese Witherspoon feared she wouldn’t be ‘a good mum’

Reese WitherspoonLondon, November 28 : Reese Witherspoon has revealed that she had never held a baby in her life before the birth of her first child, and that she was afraid that she would not be “a good mum”.

The ‘Legally Blonde’ star, who shares custody of her kids Ava, 9, and Deacon, 5, with her ex-hubby Ryan Phillipe, said that she had taken time to get used to being a mother.

“The first time I held Ava was the first time I’d ever held a baby in my life. I’d never babysat for anyone and I didn’t have any cousins,” the Mirror quoted her as telling the Ticket.

Reese Witherspoon didn’t want to win Oscar due to stage fright

Washington, Nov 27 : While most actors hope to win an Oscar once in their career, Reese Witherspoon was hoping that she doesn’t land the prestigious honour in
2006 as she was scared to speak in front of an audience.

The actress, who eventually went on to win the Academy Award in 2006 for her role in Johnny Cash biopic ‘Walk The Line’, insisted that wasn''''t ready to step up onstage and address the star-studded audience at Hollywood''''s Kodak Theatre.

"The whole time I was sitting there, hoping they wouldn''''t call my name - just because the idea of having to give a speech in front of everyone in the world is terrfying,” Contactmusic quoted Witherspoon as saying.

Reese Witherspoon worked in ‘Four Holidays’ because of Jake Gyllenhaal

reese witherspoonMelbourne, Nov 25 : Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon revealed that the idea of working with real life beau Jake Gyllenhaal made her pick ‘Four Holidays’.

"I usually take movies based on scripts and who I''ll be working with," she says earnestly of her latest comedy, Four Holidays.

"And the main reason I did this movie was to work with Jake,” Herald Sun quoted Resse, as saying.

The ‘The Man In The Moon’ actress revealed that the flick is lighthearted comedy.

Reese Witherspoon fears she will never marry again

Reese WitherspoonWashington, Nov 21 : Actress Reese Witherspoon has admitted that she’s still recovering from her split from Ryan Phillippe – and fears she will never wed again.

The Hollywood beauty is currently dating Jake Gyllenhaal, reports Contactmusic.

While in a recent interview with Parade magazine, the stunner said: "There are things in my life that are hard to reconcile, like divorce.

Reese Witherspoon admires ex-hubby Ryan Phillippe’s parenting skills

Reese WitherspoonWashing ton, Nov 20 : Reese Witherspoon has nothing but admiration for her ex-husband Ryan Phillippe’s parenting skills.

Witherspoon and Phillippe split in 2007, but they still maintain a pleasant relationship for the sake of their children Ava and Deacon.

"My ex-husband is very involved in raising our beautiful children. We''re very lucky because we both grew up in working families in middle America. We''re on the same page that way,” Contactmusic quoted her, as telling Parade magazine.