Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth are one of Hollywood’s cutest but also most elusive couples. They’ve done a good job of staying out of the spotlight ever since they went public with their relationship over seven years ago. The Oscar-winning actress and her talent agent husband are celebrating seven years of marriage, so in celebration of that, here’s a look at 8 things you probably didn’t know about their relationship!
8. How They Met
Surprisingly, this love story started with a drunken encounter! In an interview with Elle, the Big Little Lies actress revealed how she first met her husband, Jim Toth, and it’s a pretty funny story! According to her, an extremely drunk guy started hitting on her when Toth intervened. “He was like (slurring), ‘You don’t know me.’ And I was like, ‘Yeah, I know. I don’t know you!’ Jim came over and said, ‘Please excuse my friend. He’s just broken up with someone.’ And I remember thinking, his friend is such an a–, what a jerk. And that Jim was a really good friend, pulling him out of that situation,” she said. Witherspoon was single when they met, she’d just ended her relationship with Jake Gyllenhaal in late 2009.