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Reese Witherspoon's son Deacon shares very rare family post – famous mom and dad both react

The 18-year-old took to Instagram

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Gemma Strong
Gemma StrongOnline Digital News Director
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Reese Witherspoon's eldest son Deacon has taken to Instagram to share some sweet family snapshots with his fans.

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Deacon – whose father is actor Ryan Phillippe – posted a series of images showing him playing about in the garden with his little brother, nine-year-old Tennessee.

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"Bean down," Deacon, 18, captioned his post. Among those to comment were his famous parents, with dad Ryan asking: "Yo. Where'd you get that shirt?" Mom Reese replied with a crying laughing emoji.

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Fans also loved the post, with one commenting: "Doing older brother duties!" "You're a great big brother!!" echoed another. "Big bro mode," added a third.

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Reese and Ryan were married from 1999 until 2007

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.

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They were married from 1999 until 2007 and share two children together, Ava, 22, and Deacon. The stars have remained on very good terms, and just recently reunited to celebrate their son’s graduation.

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Reese and husband Jim with her three children

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

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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.

In a previous interview with Elle, Reese opened up about her divorce which she described as "very humiliating and isolating".

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Ryan and Reese have remained on very good terms

"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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