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Reese Witherspoon Mourns Death of 'Little Fires Everywhere' Director Lynn Shelton

Reese Witherspoon Mourns Death of 'Little Fires Everywhere' Director Lynn Shelton

Reese Witherspoon is reacting to the shocking death of director Lynn Shelton.

The 44-year-old actress took to Instagram to sharing a touching message remembering her Little Fires Everywhere and The Morning Show director.

“I’m so devastated to hear about Lynn Shelton’s passing yesterday,” Reese wrote. “I’m in complete shock that this vibrant, talented, and soulful filmmaker is no longer with us. Lynn was so passionate about our show, Little Fires Everywhere. She said the book truly spoke to her, and that she longed to direct a show that spoke meaningfully about motherhood, sexuality, race, and class in America. And she did. She cared deeply about the WHOLE cast and crew, making sure we all felt heard, seen and appreciated.”

It was announced on Saturday (Mary 16) that Lynn had passed from a “previously unidentified blood disorder.” She was only 54.

“Lynn also shared so much of her life with us,” Reese continued. “Her love of her son, how motherhood changed her life, her life changing decisions that made her the woman she was. I feel so fortunate that I got to collaborate with Lynn on both The Morning Show and Little Fires Everywhere. Her spirit touched so many people in the filmmaking world. Her memory lives on in our vivid days together on set and in her wonderful films. Please watch her work and see her talent for yourself. #RestInPeaceLynn 🙏🏻💫💜”

You can read the heartbreaking statement Lynn‘s boyfriend Marc Maron shared mourning her death.

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