Reese Witherspoon Looks Exactly Like Son, Tennessee, in This Adorable Throwback Pic

There's never any shortage of throwbacks on Reese Witherspoon's Instagram and she just treated us to another iconic pic from her childhood.

Recently, we've seen vintage snaps of the Legally Blonde star in her girl scout uniform, as well as in some very ’80s-style fashion. Now, the 45-year-old actress is sharing a flashback of herself at the age of 7, where she is seen standing with a couple of nautical friends.

In the pic, Witherspoon holds two crabs in her hand while making a comically serious face at the camera. Along with the pic, the actress said, “Never missed a good photo op... even at 7....”

While Witherspoon's playful personality comes through, we couldn't help but notice that this throwback really shows how much the actress's youngest son, Tennessee, looks like her (with Tennessee being very close to the age of his mom in this pic).

Witherspoon has shared many photos of her youngest son on Instagram, and the similarity between the two can most easily be seen in the birthday post she made for him back in September.

Along with a portrait of her son, Witherspoon wrote, “Happy 8th Birthday, to my youngest guy, Tenn! You are the brightest spirit, the most inquisitive soul and the funniest little guy I know. What a joy it is to be your Mama. I love you buddy!!”

While the flashback really proved that Witherspoon's kids are her doppelgängers, it also indicated that the Wild star has always had a performative side. Leslie Jordan commented, “Little Miss Show Off! That was me too.” Meanwhile, Gwyneth Paltrow simply wrote: “Classic.”

We will never get tired of Reese's throwbacks.

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Joel Calfee

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Joel is the Associate Editor for News & Entertainment and has been reporting on all things pop culture for over 5 years. Before working at PureWow, he served as a Features...
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