The seasoned actresses and mothers were friends long before they teamed up to produce and star in Hulus Little Fires Everywhere.
Witherspoon wishing Washington a happy birthday in 2016, wrote, “My friend and one of my favorite actresses / producers / mothers / philanthropists, this woman is an advocate for change in the world in many ways … (not to mention the fact that she smokes ‘hot!) “
Now, of course, the little fire emojis she added could be considered brilliant foresight.
“I think we are in a really exciting place in terms of opportunities to partner with other women,” Washington told E! Last year news, “but I also feel like this has been a unique partnership just because, I don’t know, I sometimes stumble upon magic when you say,” Oh, that’s someone I enjoy working with. whom i trust and i know we will improve each other. ‘”