Reese Witherspoon Explains Her Tattoo [PHOTOS]

Do you remember when we got a glimpse of Reese Witherspoon’s tattoo and were shocked that she had one. Well, it turns out that she’s had part of the tattoo for a few years.

A source told US Weekly, “She has had the star tattoo for a few years. After she and Jim got married, she added two birds — one to each side of the star. She had wanted to do something new and different for a while. In some ways, [the star tattoos] kind of symbolized their new life and love together. People consider Reese to be such an All-American sweetheart so it is more unexpected for her to have ink.”

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The tattoo was on full display during her vacation back in August with her husband husband Jim Toth and children Ava Phillippe and Deacon Phillippe.

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