In the clip, Witherspoon tracks down Deacon and demands he help her with a burning question: “For all the moms out there, what is TikTok?”
The 15-year-old goes on to explain the logistics, saying, “It’s a short-form video platform for, like, kids. Social media.”
After Witherspoon confirms that it involves singing and/or dancing to music, she asks the next logical question: “Should I be on TikTok?”
“You should,” Deacon says. And he instantly regrets it.
Witherspoon proceeds to perform a series of dance moves in an attempt to create her very first post. After a few tries and lots of eye rolling (from Deacon, of course), the actress settles on a multi-screen video of herself posing with various objects, like sunglasses, a water bottle and her new bulldog puppy named Lou.
The video concludes with Witherspoon suggesting a few handle options, including “Reese Tik,” “Reese Tok” and “Reese to the Tik to the Tok.” Ultimately, Deacon decides on @officialreesetiktok.
She captioned the post, “@deaconphillippe tries to teach me how to TikTok. I think I nailed it…”
So much so that we’re already one of Witherspoon’s 60,000 (and counting) fans on TikTok.