Ava and Deacon Phillippe look JUST like their famous parents in this new Instagram photo

To paraphrase Ava Phillippe herself: …when did Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe’s kids become spitting images of their parents? Actually, now that we think about it, they always have been. Reese and Ryan’s 20-year-old daughter Ava posted a photo of herself and her 16-year-old brother Deacon Phillippe on Instagram, and everyone online had to do a massive double-take. They are literally just younger versions of their mom and dad, and we sense a conspiracy in the works.


“…when did my little brother become one of my best friends? #thanksforvisiting,” Ava captioned her November 10th Instagram. Ava is currently a sophomore at UC Berkeley and was obviously showing her brother the college experience.

No matter what anyone says, we will never be completely sure that the Witherspoon-Phillippe clan isn’t just a family of clones. Sorry, but these kids are just replicas of their parents. The proof is in the pudding, and we can’t be convinced otherwise.

See what we mean? Ava and Deacon are simply Reese and Ryan 2.0.


Even Ryan thinks so. Back in January, he called Deacon “next gen, 2.0, newer model, less bugz.”

Not only is Ava a copy-and-paste version of her mother, but Deacon is the perfect blend of both Reese and Ryan. Are geneticists seeing this? Is anyone interested in studying this case? Someone needs to get on this, stat!

Okay, if this isn’t a “which witch is which” situation, we don’t know what is.


We’ve been inspired to go back to school and study biology and genetics after looking at these pics. Bring on the Punnett squares, people!

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