Ryan Phillippe Calls Reese's New Boyfriend Jake "A Good Dude"

03/30/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Ryan Phillippe wishes ex wife Reese Witherspoon happiness with her new beau Jake Gyllenhaal.

"He's a good dude," Phillippe said on The Howard Stern Show Thursday. "I love her and I want her to be happy, and it seems like she is."

Phillippe described his 2007 divorce from Witherspoon as a "mutual" decision.

"Leading up to it, we had been spending so much time apart," he explained. "That's a huge part of it. There are so many obstacles."

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