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Reese Witherspoon's son Deacon celebrates in rare personal post – his famous mom reacts

Sister Ava Phillippe also had her say

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Gemma Strong
Gemma StrongOnline Digital News Director
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Reese Witherspoon's eldest son, Deacon Phillippe, has taken to Instagram with a very rare personal post.

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The 18-year-old shared a series of snapshots with his followers – his fourth ever post on the social media site.


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"Prom anyone?" Deacon captioned the images, which saw him all dressed up in a smart grey suit and tie, adding a pop of color with a bright pink flower worn on his lapel, a boutonniere.

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Among those to feature in the series of pictures is Deacon's proud dad, Ryan Phillippe. And the rest of his family were quick to comment. Mom Reese was among the first to reply, sweetly writing, "Love the [flower emoji]," and adding love heart eyes.

Deacon shared a series of snapshots ahead of his prom

Deacon’s elder sister Ava also complimented the teen, telling her brother: "Looking sharp!"

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Reese, 46, and Ryan, 47, met in 1997 at a party for her 21st birthday and one year later co-starred in the hit film, Cruel Intentions.

Ryan shares Deacon and Ava with his ex-wife Reese

They were married in June 1999 and went on to welcome two children – Ava, 22, and Deacon – before their split in 2007.

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In an interview with Elle magazine, Reese described her divorce as "very humiliating and isolating" but said she had learnt important lessons from the breakup.

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The former couple were married from 1999 until 2007

"You see a lot of people play this blame game. Blame, blame, blame. You know? And it's a really easy thing to do, and I'm certainly guilty of it," she admitted.

"[You have to] look at yourself and go, `What part of this do I need to own? Which part of this is my responsibility?' And that's the painful work that you have to go through to hopefully get some real-life knowledge out of it."

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Reese with her children and husband Jim

Reese has been married to talent agent Jim Toth since March 2011 and together they share one son – nine-year-old Tennessee.

While Ryan hasn't gone on to tie the knot again, he has another daughter, Kai Knapp, ten, from his former romance with Pitch Perfect actress, Alexis Knapp.

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