Reese Witherspoon says she was ‘flummoxed’ by Ryan Phillippe’s money joke at the 2002 Oscars
The 44-year-old actress, an Oscar winner herself, recently appeared on “The HFPA in Conversation” podcast in which her now-infamous appearance at the 2002 Academy Awards was brought up.
That year, Witherspoon was presenting an award alongside her then-husband, actor Ryan Phillippe, who offered to let her read the winner of an award because “you make more [money] than I do.”
After the line, the audience laughed with Witherspoon looked a bit shocked.
It seems that the actress had all but forgotten about the silly moment, as she revealed on the podcast.
“You’re reminding me of that!” she said when the incident was brought up,…