Good to know that even adorable blonde celebrities can have crazy families. Reese Witherspoon‘s parents are currently embroiled in a nasty legal battle. Her mother, Betty Witherspoon, is suing her father, John Witherspoon… for bigamy.
No, there isn’t a sister-wives thing happening here. An April 22 announcement in a Tennessee newspaper claimed that 70-year-old John quietly married 60-year-old Tricianne Taylor on January 14 and have planned a summer reception in Nashville.
Only problem is, Betty says John couldn’t have married Tricianne… because he’s still married to Betty. Don’t you just hate when that happens?
According to ABC, Betty says she is still in love with John and that he may be suffering from early-onset dementia, in addition to struggling with drinking, hoarding, and financial issues. “When I confronted my husband, he said he didn’t know who Tricianne Taylor was and that he did not remember getting married,” she says in the affidavit.
“I also fear for my husband’s personal safety and the safety of my family,” she adds, noting that Taylor is living in Reese’s Nashville condo and that Tricianne was turned away from Reese’s wedding in October because she was not on the guest list. Betty also alleges that Tricianne convinced John to change his will.