Witherspoon attends parents` court hearing

Los Angeles: Actress Reese Witherspoon appeared in court to attend her feuding parents` hearing, after her mother alleged that her father wed another woman while still married to her.

According to The Tennesseean, the actress` mother, Betty Witherspoon, has filed papers claiming that John, her husband of 42 years, married a woman named Tricianne Taylor, while still married to her.

The hearing before Probate Judge Randy Kennedy was closed to the public.

Betty filed a petition for annulment of John Witherspoon`s wedding in January to Taylor.

A video shows pregnant Reese walking into the courtroom. She doesn`t make any statements. Her brother also appeared at the hearing, reports a website.

"No person in Tennessee can marry another while being married at the same time of the second marriage," said the petition, which includes a marriage certificate for John and Taylor.

Betty alleged John, 70, a physician, has suffered a number of personal problems including alcohol abuse, hoarding, compulsive spending and recently lost his medical practice.

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