BREAKING NEWS
OK LogoNEWS

Ryan Phillippe on Reese Witherspoon Split: "Things Happen!"

2010__04__Ryan_Phillippe_Reese_Witherspoon_April12newsne 225×169.jpg

Apr. 13 2010, Published 4:43 a.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email

"I'm tired of getting s**t on," Ryan Phillippe told Howard Stern during an interview on his Sirius XM radio on Monday. He went on to say he and his ex-wife Reese Witherspoon are just fine, but it's the press who's still portraying him as the bad guy! 

OK!'S DATING HOROSCOPE: LOVE IS IN THE STARS!

"I've been dumped on in the press for relationship stuff since Reese and I divorced," Ryan told Howard (via PopEater). "I'm tired of getting s**t on. I don't feel like I deserve it. Things happen! How many people have you broken up with over your life?"

Article continues below advertisement

OK! GALLERY: RYAN PHILLIPPE RACES AROUND HOLLYWOOD

Ryan was rumored to have cheated on Reese when she filed for divorce in 2006 after seven years of marriage.

OK! EXCLUSIVE: BEHIND RYAN & ABBIE'S SPLIT

Now, Ryan says he and Reese remain friends for the sake of their two children.

OK! GALLERY: REESE WITHERSPOON GRINS WHILE GABBING

"After I had my breakup, she called, and after she did, I called," Ryan said referring to his break up about four months ago with Abbie Cornish and Reese's break up with Jake Gyllenhaal.

MORE ON:
Ryan Phillippe

"If the kids care about mom and dad... and they feel protected that way, they don't really care so much about who the parent is dating," he added. "They just don't."

OK! NEWS: RYAN PHILLIPPE TO HOST SNL

As for Ryan and dating in the future he going to trying a new tactic.

"I have a new rule: not to date anyone who has a publicist," he said.

Looks like our odds just got a whole lot better!

Advertisement

Want OK! each day? Sign up here!

© Copyright 2023 OK!. A DIVISION OF EMPIRE MEDIA GROUP HOLDINGS LLC. OK! is a registered trademark. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.