Reese Witherspoon understands what it’s like to be a working mom!
The actress, 44, shared a photo of herself on the phone making a shocked facial expression on Instagram on Wednesday — seemingly a shot in character as Elena Richardson from her new Hulu show Little Fires Everywhere.
“When you forget to mute yourself on the conference call and you realize that was YOUR kid screaming ,” Witherspoon captioned the photo.
Witherspoon’s work from home joke was a nod to the thousands of Americans who have been forced to work remotely and schools have closed amid the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
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When you forget to mute yourself on the conference call and you realize that was YOUR kid screaming
A post shared by Reese Witherspoon (@reesewitherspoon) on Mar 25, 2020 at 9:05am PDT
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The actress has been encouraging her followers to help curb the spread of the contagious respiratory virus by practicing social distancing, as she did with her Big Little Lies costar Laura Dern last week by