Ryan Reynolds had one of his most awkward moments with his present wife Blake Lively. The duo are married since 2012 and is one of the most popular Hollywood couples. But they didn’t start their budding romance as partners. Instead, there was a long period of friendship before they officially tied the knot in 2012. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, the Deadpool actor said how he had the most awkward date of his life.
The Green Lantern movie stands as the main matchmaker in Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively’s life. The co-stars made great buddies following the movie and their lives changed completely since then. It is really popular among the fans how Reynolds smoothly got himself out of the complicated tag of friendzone.
Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively’s double date
Speaking to Entertainment Weekly in 2016, the Red Notice actor acknowledged how he and The Shallows actress started as “buddies”. Ryan Reynolds even thinks that there cannot be a better way than being friends at first to start a relationship. The actor who is seen to set foot in the MCU canon with Deadpool 3 was also married earlier to the Black Widow fame Scarlett Johansson before having their divorce in 2011.
Further Ryan Reynolds also spoke about an incident when he and Blake Lively was on a double date with their respective girlfriend and boyfriend.
The Detective Pikachu star elaborated on the incident that it happened after one year of Green Lantern’s release and marked one of the weirdest moments for everyone present there.
“I remember it was funny, because for about a year after Green Lantern had come and gone and all that stuff, we were both single, We went on a double date. She was on a date with another guy, and I was on a date with another girl — and that was, like, the most awkward date for the respective parties because we were just like fireworks coming across.”
Adding to it, Lively joked that it was no fireworks for her but agreeing with Reynolds, she also said that the time they enjoyed as friends helped them to know more about each other. Recently the duo was also spotted in the series Welcome to Wrexham series which focuses on Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney’s journey as the owners of Wrexham FC. On October 12’s episode of the Disney+ series, the Deadpool star’s wife was shown cheering with her husband during a match.
Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively expecting their fourth kid
It can’t be denied that Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively are having an amazing married life. After having three children James, Inez, and Betty, the couple will also have their fourth child soon. It was revealed in September this year when the Gossip Girl actress flaunted her baby bump at the 10th Annual Forbes Power Women’s Summit.
Besides his marriage life, Ryan Reynold’s career also seems promising. Once again, he is returning as the iconic Deadpool in the third installment of the movie going to release on November 8, 2024.