Ryan Phillippe Settles Assault Lawsuit – Saving Reese Witherspoon From Having To Testify!

Ryan Phillippe has settled his assault lawsuit with Elsie Hewitt.

As we reported first back in 2017, the model accused the Cruel Intentions actor of domestic abuse, which then resulted in an emergency protective order and lawsuit against him.

Related: Reese Witherspoon Gets Real About Her Young Marriage To Ryan Phillippe!

According to legal documents obtained by The Blast on Friday, the 45-year-old told the court he and Hewitt — who he does not consider to be a “girlfriend” of any kind — reached an agreement days before their scheduled trial on October 15.

Because of this, his ex, Reese Witherspoon, will not have to testify. Previously, Hewitt listed her as a witness who she planned on calling to the stand. Phillippe fought hard to block this from happening.

Ryan and Reese were married from 1999 to 2007. / (c) Nikki Nelson/WENN

Per legal papers, Elsie alleges…

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