Ava Phillippe Shares Rare Instagram Photo with Her Boyfriend - and Mom Reese Witherspoon Comments

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ava phillippe/instagram Ava Phillippe and her boyfriend     

Ava Phillippe is soaking up summer with her beau!

On Monday, the 21-year-old daughter of Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe shared to Instagram a rare photo of her and her boyfriend, Owen Mahoney. 

Both were smiling in the selfie, which was taken at the Congress Avenue Bridge in Austin, Texas, a spot known for its nightly bat flights.

"The bats were feeling shy…so here's a pic of us instead 🦇," Ava wrote in her post's caption.

Ava's mom Reese Witherspoon commented on the photo, writing, "😍 These two." 

ava phillippe/instagram Reese Witherspoon's comment     

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Ava has been dating fellow UC Berkeley student Owen Mahoney since at least 2019, when she shared a pair of photos of the couple in a since-deleted Instagram post. 

At the time, several fans pointed out Mahoney's resemblance to Ava's dad - a comparison that bubbled up in Ava's comments section once again on Monday. 

"Looks like you and your dad or a younger version of your parents!" one commenter wrote on Monday. 

Another added, "Totally Reese and Ryan !"

Ava Phillippe/Instagram; David Wolff - Patrick/Getty

Craig Barritt/Getty Images Reese Witherspoon and daughter Ava Phillippe     

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Ava is one of three children Witherspoon has. She shares Ava and Deacon, 17, with Ryan, and Tennessee, 8½, with husband Jim Toth.

In May, Ava - who will often twin with her mom - shared a sweet Mother's Day tribute to the Morning Show star. 

"To my best friend, role model, cheerleader, confidante, and so much more: Happy Mother's Day! 💐💕" she wrote on Instagram, sharing a photo of Witherspoon that read "Best Mom."

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