Reese Witherspoon & Her Mom Look *So* Much Alike in New IG Post

Every once in a while, Reese Witherspoon will treat us to a photo featuring one of her mini-me kids. And even more rarely, we get to see the Legally Blonde star with her own mirror-image mother.

Luckily, the 45-year-old actress posted a rare side-by-side pic with her mom, Betty, for Mother's Day, and we can't get over the resemblance between these two. The caption read, "Happy Mother’s Day to my wonderful mom, Betty! The original Mama Bear who taught me to be fierce and loving. Kind and strong. I love that I can always count on her for a great laugh and the best mothering advice ! #mothersday."

This is one of the few times the Little Fires Everywhere star has featured her mother on her Instagram account. A couple of months ago, Witherspoon posted a relatable image of herself trying to teach Betty how to use TikTok, internet memes and even Reese's Book Club app. Witherspoon also shared some incredible photos last August in honor of her mom's birthday, where she dug up some vintage shots of Betty during her first days as a nurse. (The similarities are uncanny).

Many friends and fellow celebs sent their love to the lookalike pair. Candace Nelson wrote: "Happy mamas day to Betty and to you!! ♥♥." Fellow Legally Blonde actress Selma Blair said, "Happy Mother’s Day to you. And your incredible mom." Meanwhile, journalist Derek Blasberg showed his excitement by commenting, "Betty!" along with a heart-eye emoji.

We love to see these two iconic moms celebrating together.

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