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Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon and her husband Jim Toth have said they have made the "difficult decision" to divorce, Reuters reported.

The couple tied the knot in March 2011 at Witherspoon's ranch in Ojai, California, northwest of Los Angeles.

In September 2012, the couple gave birth to a baby boy named Tennessee James.

Actress Reese Witherspoon has sold her production company

"We have enjoyed so many wonderful years together and we move forward with deep love, kindness and mutual respect for all that we have created together," the couple said in a joint statement posted on Witherspoon's Instagram account.

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Witherspoon has two older children - daughter Ava and son Deacon from her first husband Ryan Phillippe.

The couple divorced in 2007.

Witherspoon, 47, who grew up in Nashville, Tennessee, won the best actress Oscar for her work in the 2005 country film Crossing the Border.

She is also a producer of several films and TV shows, BNT recalls.


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