We all know what Ryan Phillippe did this Thanksgiving: spent Turkey Day along with his 12-year-old daughter, Kai.
“Had the BEST Thanksgiving wknd w these lil beauties,” Phillippe, 49, wrote via Instagram on Monday, November 27, alongside a carousel of photos from his vacation weekend. “Pizza was had, Elf was watched, Younger Sheldon was binged (alongside w teen romance anime). Boba was had, boardwalk procuring, cooking of pancakes was tried, and we discovered some faux snow. + the eagles beat buffalo in OT and moved to 10-1, however I believe that solely mattered to me.😊.”
Within the candy snaps, Phillippe may very well be seen smiling within the driver’s seat of his automobile with Kai within the passenger seat whereas her pals rode within the backseat. The foursome of ladies additionally posed on a boardwalk, walked arm and arm down a breezy avenue, stopped for Boba drinks and took a trip by way of a snow-clad Christmas tree farm.
Phillippe shares Kai with ex Alexis Knapp, whom he started relationship in Might 2010. The pair have been collectively for simply 4 months earlier than calling it quits that September. In March 2011, Us Weekly broke the information that the exes have been anticipating their first youngster collectively and Kai arrived in July 2011.
One yr after giving delivery, Knapp, 34, opened up about how their baby resembled her more and extra each day.
“She appears like moi. Much more so now,” the Pitch Excellent actress advised E! News in June 2012. “They all the time come out trying just like the dads, as a result of males are simply fats and puffy and may’t open their eyes an excessive amount of.”
Whereas Knapp believes Kai is her mini-me, Phillippe has made headlines for his resemblance to his two other children: daughter Ava, 22, and son Deacon, 18, whom he shares with ex-wife Reese Witherspoon.
“What I get loads these days is that they assume Deacon appears like her and Ava appears like me,” Phillippe advised Extra in October 2022. “My response is all the time, ‘Duh … How are you shocked that kids seem like their dad and mom? Isn’t that biologically the way it’s meant to work?”
Regardless of Phillippe acknowledging that there’s an “clearly a father-son resemblance” between himself and Deacon, the Merciless Intentions actor advised E! News in September 2021 that the 22-year-old truly appears “much more” like Witherspoon’s facet of the household, whereas Ava “appears more like mine.”
Philippe and Witherspoon, 47, tied the knot in 1999 and have been collectively for seven years earlier than their 2006 break up. The pair have since labored hard to coparent their two kids.
“It’s a feeling-out course of,” Phillippe advised Huffpost in October 2014 of elevating two kids with Witherspoon post-divorce. “I believe we’ve gotten to a very great spot … It’s going properly, and he or she’s blissful and remarried, and our youngsters are unbelievable. I’m pleased with the way in which we’ve dealt with it and who our little persons are.”
In December 2021, a supply completely advised Us that Phillippe has been an “superior” father or mother to all of his children — and can always show up once they want him.
“Even throughout the pandemic when he’s been in actually one other nation, he’s current of their lives and he’s of their eyes,” the insider added. “He’s actually pleased with who they’ve develop into.”