Her 16-year-old son Deacon Phillippe dropped his first single, “Lengthy Run,” that includes Nina Nesbitt final week. And being a proud mother, Witherspoon confirmed off her son’s newest accomplishment on Saturday not with a easy publish on Fb or Instagram, however via the medium of selection for Gen Z — a TikTok dance.

The TikTok video exhibits Witherspoon having a lightbulb second after bopping her head to “Lengthy Run” as Phillippe performs the tune on his telephone.

“Deacon, I ought to make up a TikTok dance to this track,” the 44-year-old actress says. Primarily based on the truth that Phillippe taught Witherspoon what TikTok was and how to use it just a couple months ago, that is main progress.

Nonetheless, Phillippe does not appear too excited concerning the concept as he covers his eyes and lets out a “No, mother, no!”

Witherspoon carries on in true mother mode, dancing and grooving to the music.

However regardless of his embarrassment, Phillippe confirmed that he appreciated her assist by commenting on the publish with “Hahahahah I like you.”

Witherspoon’s video has racked up tens of millions of views on each TikTok and Instagram and different celebrities are chiming in with their assist for Phillippe’s single.

“We mortify them, nevertheless it’s from pure love! Method to go Deacon!” actress Gwyneth Paltrow commented.

“Nice track and DANCE,” actress Octavia Spencer wrote.

Earlier on Friday, when the track was launched, Witherspoon proved that she was her son’s No. 1 fan by writing on Instagram that it’s “the proper summer time bop with a sick beat and dope drops (is that what the youngsters say?!)”
In his own post, dad Ryan Phillippe wrote, “Stream it nonstop for me. So pleased with you @deaconphillippe.”