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Reese Witherspoon has fans in hysterics with candid confession

The Morning Show star is so relatable!

Gemma Strong

Reese Witherspoon is one of Hollywood's most popular and relatable stars – as illustrated by her latest post on Instagram. The Big Little Lies actress delighted fans on Monday as she made a candid confession about her eating habits.

Reese, 45, posted a snapshot showing her taking a big bite out of a chocolate cookie, which she had jokingly tagged as 'salad'. In her other hand, she is holding yet more delicious-looking bakes.

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"The snack in between the meals and all the other snacks," she captioned the fun photo. "*Stay tuned for more health tips."

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Needless to say, the picture went down a storm with Reese's 25.5 million followers. "This is very relatable to me!!!!" one fan remarked, while a second reasoned: "Chocolate cookies are made out of cocoa, cocoa is a plant... So technically, this goes into your veggies intake!"

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Reese joked about her eating habits in a funny Instagram post

"Sounds like a meal plan to me!" a third joked, while a fourth told Reese: "You are the CUTEST!" Another follower admitted: "omg, I was so confused to recognise if this is you or Ava!"

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Ava is Reese's eldest child – and bears an extraordinary resemblance to her famous mom. Reese shares Ava, 21, and her younger brother Deacon, 17, with her ex-husband, Ryan Phillippe. The former couple were married from 1999 until 2007.

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The star pictured with husband Jim Toth and her three children

In 2011, Reese tied the knot with Jim Toth and together they are parents to her third child, eight-year-old son Tennessee.

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During an appearance on The Drew Barrymore Show in September, Reese opened up about becoming a mother when her career first took off. "To be completely candid, I was terrified too," the Oscar winner said of being a young parent. "I got pregnant when I was 22 years old and I didn't know how to balance work and motherhood, you just do it.

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Reese and Ryan were married from 1999 until 2007

"I didn't know if I was going to have steady work, too," Reese continued. "I made movies but I hadn't established myself as someone who could demand that it shoot close to my kids' school."

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