It was apparently not an easy decision for Reese Witherspoon (47) and Jim Toth (52). Last Friday, the actress surprisingly announced her divorce from the film producer after almost twelve years of marriage. The ex-couple wanted to continue to pull together for their son. There is no bad blood between them – on the contrary: An insider now reveals how difficult it is for the marriage to end reese and Jim may be.

“These decisions are so difficult when there is so much friendship and love”the source chatted across the street People out of. The insider also revealed that there was a beautiful relationship behind the “Legally Blonde” actress and the 52-year-old. “They had a lot of friends and interests in common. Creatively, they aligned in a lot of ways. They really aligned in their values,” the source continues. Nevertheless be reese and Jim decided that going their separate ways was the right thing to do.

Another insider, on the other hand, had already reported before the divorce was announced that the couple had grown apart. “The passion isn’t there and they go very separate ways”, he had revealed. Also had the source opposite Radar Online claims that the ex-couple is not exactly affectionate with each other – they usually seemed very cold to the outside world.