Happy 43rd Birthday to Ryan Reynolds. We hope he has a great birthday and it’s filled with love and cake. We can’t wait to see what his future has in store for us in 2020!
And baby makes five! Blake Lively gave birth earlier this summer, welcoming her third child with her husband, Ryan Reynolds, Us Weekly exclusively confirms.
A source tells Us that the baby is “about 2 months old.” The Gossip Girl alum, 32, revealed in May that she and the Pokémon Detective Pikachu actor, 42, were expecting when she attended the movie’s premiere. The then-pregnant star rocked a bright yellow Retrofête dress on the red carpet that hugged her baby bump.
Later that month, the actress visited Reynolds on the set of his new movie Free Guy. She was all smiles in a gray T-shirt and jeans with her budding belly on display. Her daughters, James, 4, and Inez, 2, tagged along.
Although Reynolds often jokes about his little ones, saying he’d “rather drink a piping hot bowl of liquid rabies than get on a plane” with them and they love explosive devices, the couple have kept personal details private since starting their family.
That being said, Reynolds revealed something sweet about his brood in April. “When they decide to go away to college, I’m going to be that guy, ‘That’s so funny, I’m going to NYU, too!’” the Golden Globe nominee told Extra at the time. “I’m going to be so needy. I love being around them — it’s the best thing in the world.”
The Simple Favor star gushed about her girls in 2016, telling Marie Claire at the time, “All my eggs are in one basket, and that’s my family. That’s where my heart is. That’s where my everything is. That’s the thing that I feel most protective of and the thing that I feel is the most exposed when I feel exploited.”
Lively and Reynolds tied the knot in 2012. The Vancouver, Canada, native was previously married to Scarlett Johansson from 2008 to 2011.
Ryan Reynolds hopes the Deadpool universe can feature more LGBTQ characters, the actor said during a boisterous, free-wheeling Hall H panel at Comic-Con on Saturday. He’s even hoping that Deadpool and his alter-ego Wade Wilson, a self-described pansexual, will one day explore that side of his sexuality.
“I certainly think that this universe…needs to represent and reflect the world in very real ways,” Reynolds said when asked by a fan if future Deadpool movies will feature more gay or bi characters. “The great thing about Deadpool is that we’re allowed to do things that other superhero movies don’t necessarily do. It’s something that I’d love to see more of, certainly through Wade, certainly through this universe because it’s something that we’re building out more.”
Reynolds was responding to a query by a fan, who described herself as bisexual.
“Deadpool 2” boasted one gay character, Negasonic Teenage Warhead, who is depicted in the film as happily involved in a relationship with another woman. Brianna Hildebrand, who plays the role, said she had one demand for producers. She wanted to make sure that they depicted her same-sex relationship “the way it is and not be a big deal.”
Reynolds came to San Diego to hawk blu-rays of “Deadpool 2,” specifically an extended cut that features scenes of the Merc with a Mouth contemplating killing baby Hitler and urging Wolverine (a sweat-streaked Hugh Jackman) to team up with our spandexed hero at some point in the future.
“Deadpool” is a major movie franchise, having made over $1.5 billion worldwide, but before donning the tight-fitting red outfit, Reynolds had an unfortunate run in comic book films. “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” featured a much more straight-laced version of Deadpool, and “Green Lantern,” a big-budget DC film, flopped. Both were critically derided. Reynolds said that the two films were good experiences professionally, but acknowledged that “they are both pretty bad.”
On the bright side, however, he said, the films provided a “wellspring of awesome jokes” for the meta-humor that characterizes the Deadpool films.
“Deadpool,” a very R-rated take on the superhero genre, was a difficult proposition for Fox, the studio behind the film. It only got a greenlight because geek fandom demanded it.
The first film, Reynolds said, was made because of the people at Comic-Con. The second, he joked, was the result of “corporate greed and a splash of destiny.”
Ryan Reynolds may be the picture of confidence onscreen, but once the camera turns off the actor says he’s often a nervous wreck.
The actor, 41, opens up about his longtime battle with anxiety in a new interview with The New York Times.
“I have anxiety. I’ve always had anxiety,” he says. “Both in the lighthearted ‘I’m anxious about this’ kind of thing, and I’ve been to the depths of the darker end of the spectrum, which is not fun.”
During the early days of his career, Reynolds says he would often stay awake at night paralyzed by fear about his future.
Calling his early 20s a “real unhinged phase,” the actor admits he self-medicated to ease his anxiety.
“I was partying and just trying to make myself vanish in some way,” he says.
As his career began to take off, Reynolds toned down the partying but he says the anxiety never went away. To this day, he still gets wracked by dread and nausea before interviews and talk show appearances.
The actor is busy promoting the sequel to his highly successful 2016 film Deadpool. And with the upcoming film already breaking ticket presale records, the sequel is expected to be another hit — something that makes Reynolds a bit nervous.
“When there’s built-in expectation,” he says, “your brain always processes that as danger.”
So how does he cope with his anxiety? Reynolds, who is known for his quick wit, says he uses humor as a defense and coping mechanism.
“When the curtain opens, I turn on this knucklehead, and he kind of takes over and goes away again once I walk off set,” he explains. “That’s that great self-defense mechanism. I figure if you’re going to jump off a cliff, you might as well fly.”
Reynolds previously opened up about his battle with anxiety, revealing he had a mental breakdown after wrapping Deadpool.
“I went to go see a doctor because I felt like I was suffering from a neurological problem or something,” Reynolds told GQ. “And every doctor I saw said, ‘You have anxiety.’ ”
Deadpool 2 hits theaters May 18.
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Don’t look now, but the 36-year-old Canadian actor may be Hollywood’s most undersung, unpretentious renaissance man. He’s blessed with the wit of an Oscar Wilde (by way of Van Wilder), the looks of a matinee idol (see People‘s Sexiest Man Alive, 2010), and the soul of an artist—albeit one who gets his kicks from postmodern anus art. Isn’t it time we took Ryan Reynolds kinda-sorta seriously?
DETAILS.COM – RYAN REYNOLDS IS STARING AT AN ANUS unlike any other he’s seen in his life, and it’s all my fault. The two of us are standing—in synchronous dumbstruckness—in the foyer of a Berlin art gallery, where we’ve just been greeted by a sculpture of a headless, armless bronze torso prostrated on a pedestal—ass-up, as it were—with its sphincter tied with a pair of what appear to be bronzed sneaker laces. “Wow,” Reynolds finally says, with a low exhalation. “That’s gonna be hard to masturbate to.”
We pivot to our left, where hanging on a wall is a large white canvas on which appear to be, at first glance, several rows of way-oversize fingerprints, as though cribbed from the Incredible Hulk’s arrest-booking record. A rinse of relief washes over me, because the art-gallery tour was my idea—I’d heard Reynolds was an art enthusiast—to spring us from the Berlin hotel where Reynolds has been living for five weeks while shooting the director Marjane Satrapi’s The Voices. I chose this gallery in the Mitte neighborhood because it was walking distance from the hotel and, from the photos on its website, seemed to be hosting an exhibit about motorcycles, another of Reynolds’ favorite subjects. The interview, as I’d imagined it, would be a kind of freewheeling Rorschach test—the jumbo card of fingerprints, for instance, perhaps inspiring Reynolds to talk about his father and brother, the former a onetime cop and the latter a constable with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in the 36-year-old actor’s native British Columbia.
But this is not what happens. Rebutting my interpretation of the painting, with the same ominous tone Obi-Wan Kenobi used when informing Luke Skywalker that the Death Star was no moon, Reynolds says, “Those aren’t fingerprints, man. They’re ass prints.”
It requires zero artistic acuity to see that Reynolds is right. Bouncily, he says, “Let’s go see if there are more butt holes over here.” We navigate our way into another room filled with . . . yeah, lots more. I’m cringing, a reporter in free fall. My attempt to give one of Hollywood’s most dazzling (if press-shy) leading men, People‘s Sexiest Man Alive in 2010, and the star of one of this summer’s blockbuster contenders a highbrow Rorschach test has landed us at an exhibition about what the gallery literature calls the “heterogeneous interfaces that are characterized by holes and passages.” Or, in a word, anuses.
But Reynolds doesn’t care. In fact, he thinks it’s hilarious, and to trail him through the gallery’s many odd and then odder rooms is to be shotgunned with more raunchy comic riffs and one-liners than are contained on a complete DVD set of Family Guy. (A DVD set, by the way, that would feature Reynolds, who has voiced cameos for the series.) Had my interview notes later been confiscated by German customs officers, I’m not sure how I would’ve been able to explain the following scribbled entries: “giraffe anus”; “Gulliver’s butt hole”; “sack of a thousand anuses”; and “Ernest Borgnine’s asshole.” Except by telling those customs officials: There’s a perversely funny guy working in your country right now. A perversely funny guy who also seems, two years after a series of personal and professional setbacks, to be finding his groove as both an actor and a man, if not as an art critic.
ACCESSHOLLYWOOD.COM – Ryan Reynolds married Blake Lively last September and the actor says he wants to have “lots” of kids with his stunning wife.
“I would like that,” Ryan told Access Hollywood at the premiere of his new animated film, “Turbo,” in New York City on Tuesday night. “I mean, we’ll see. One is great, six is great. It all depends on what happens.”
The 36-year-old star said he’s looking forward to becoming a dad for many reasons, especially the joy and therapeutic effects parenthood can bring.
“I think you do a lot of personal healing when you’re parenting a child,” he explained. “I mean, it’s a difficult job. We all know it’s one of the hardest jobs in the world.
“So, I think you could kind of help heal some of the past stuff from your childhood as well as, you know, that’s the gift that keeps on giving, having children,” he continued. “That’s an amazing experience.”
While Blake and Ryan don’t have kids just yet, the actor said there are plenty of children in his family who are thrilled to be on the receiving end of their uncle’s animated movie swag (toys!).
“I have an army of nieces and nephews, so they go crazy for this stuff,” he said. “I just finished ‘Croods’ this year as well, and so those toys are all over our house still. My dog is obsessed with one in particular, so I have to get more.
“I’m gonna hit up Jeffrey Katzenberg for that,” he joked. “I like the little knick knacks from the movie.”
And Ryan will be saving some “Turbo” mementos for his future children as well.
“You always try to [save some] because one day when I’m an old retired farmer, my kids will want to know what dad did,” he said.
“Turbo,” which also features the voices of Paul Giamatti, Michael Pena, Michelle Rodriguez, Maya Rudolph and more, hits theaters on July 17.
ABCNEWS.GO.COM – In an alternate universe somewhere, Ryan Reynolds is patrolling the streets as a cop, munching on blue M&M’s and avoiding red carpets at all cost.
But this is the real world and Reynolds, 36, is an A-list movie star married to one of the most elegant actresses in the world, Blake Lively, 25. At last night’s NYC premier of Ryan’s latest film “Turbo,” he told ABC News that if he’d never made his mark in acting, he most likely would have gone into law enforcement.
“I’d probably be a cop,” the “Van Wilder” star said. ”My dad was a cop and my brother’s one, that’s the family business.”
Hollywood dodged a bullet there, pun intended. But the quintessential lifestyle of a cop living with his wife in a more rural setting suits Reynolds, maybe more so than most actors. He’s a very down to earth guy, who is tucked away with Lively in Bedford, N.Y., and it’s well-known he likes his privacy.
In fact, he’s not a fan of the flashy red carpet premiers that most actors have to do to promote new movies.
“I don’t think anybody gets used to these carpets,” he said. “It’s a complete sensory overload, you’re fried by the end of it. You literally feel like you’ve ran a marathon.”
Also, it’s no surprise that after recently revealing he wants a big family with his “Gossip Girl” wife, that he’s great with kids.
The “Green Lantern” star was kind enough to entertain a 10-year-old aspiring journalist for KidzVuz.com Faith King, who got to interview Reynolds for the premier.
“I asked him what his favorite on-set snack was. He said blue M&M’s, he picks them out specifically,” King told ABC News.
The best part – Reynolds was so nice and unassuming that King said she wasn’t even star-struck. Was she nervous?
“No, I wasn’t. I want to interview Taylor Swift!” she added.
Tough Break Ryan. Maybe the NYPD is hiring?
YAHOO.COM – Ryan Reynolds has his “head screwed on” when it comes to fame.
The actor has starred in numerous films including romantic comedies Definitely, Maybe and The Proposal.
In September 2012 Ryan married his Green Lantern co-star and Gossip Girl beauty Blake Lively.
The pair managed to keep the ceremony private and the star generally feels he has come out of the industry relatively unscathed.
“I’ve been lucky,” he admitted to Total Film.
“I’ve had my head screwed on right. I have a wonderful wife. I have a good family and three older brothers that just care about me and I care about them. I’m lucky that I’ve been able to navigate these choppy waters with some degree of trueness. I’m grateful for that.”
Action adventure Green Lantern, in which Ryan took on the role of the title character alongside Blake’s Carol Ferris, received disappointing reviews.
Despite what critics might say, the 36-year-old wouldn’t change anything about his career.
“I know that I have an obscenely wonderful life because of this business. And I know that I’m able to do something that I love and that I didn’t spend my life sitting at a desk hating some of the life choices I’ve made,” he said.
“I would never want to tell myself not to do something that turned out to be complete and utter sh*t – whether it’s a choice in my life or my career – because everything led to this moment. And I love this moment. I’ll always love this moment.”
In 2010, hunky Ryan took the crown for People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive award.
When it comes to dreamy Hollywood actors, he has his own favourite – Drive‘s Ryan Gosling.
“I’ve been a big fan of his since… [2000 film] Remember the Titans,” he smiled.
“Yeah, he’s amazing. He’s doing such fantastic work. It’s kind of such an exciting time in film right now. There are a lot of young actors doing amazing things.”
When Ryan and Blake secretly got engaged last June, they knew it would take careful planning, confidentiality, and a select crew to pull off their nuptials before word got out. Enter Martha Stewart.
We quickly discovered that Ryan and Blake are not like the many altar-bound celebrities who sell their big-day photos to the highest bidder. This public, yet very private, couple’s sole wish was to have an intimate affair (there were only 35 guests total). And while they remain protective of images of them on their most heartfelt occasion, they graciously let us share pictures of the elements we created together.
Go under the cut to see an exclusive sneak peek of Blake and Ryan’s wedding.