By peoplestaff225
Updated April 30, 2007 07:34 PM

Life & Style is reporting that actor Jake Gyllenhaal, who is reportedly in the early stages of a relationship with soon-to-be divorced actress/celebrity-mom Reese Witherspoon, is not only falling for the Oscar winner, but is already head over heels for her two children, 8-year-old Ava and 3-year-old Deacon. A friend of Reese’s says,

Jake, a celebrity uncle to sister, actress Maggie Gyllenhaal’s daughter Ramona, and celebrity-godfather to his former costar Heath Ledger’s, daughter Matilda, has mentioned his desire to be a father and may be considering the role of stepfather. According to Reese’s pal, he reportedly told the actress, "I want to be a part of your family." One of the things that Jake find most attractive in Reese is her exemplary mothering skills, a Gyllenhaal family friend says. The pal adds,

Source: Life & Style, April 30, pg. 38-39