Ryan Reynold and Blake Lively have to be one of the greatest Hollywood couples of their generation. Seriously, it seems like every other month, they are doing something that screams #relationshipgoals to us. They have ridiculous chemistry and they are often seen looking adoringly at each other on the red carpet, either that or they're laughing their butts off.
One thing is for sure, Reynolds has been able to make Lively laugh for years and the fun-loving couple just seem to be getting closer by the day. They've been married for a few years now and have two children together, and we don’t see any reason in the world why these two would ever need to call a divorce lawyer. With all the failed relationships in Hollywood, these two seem like they are stronger than ever and there doesn’t seem to be anything that can get in their way. So, what makes these two so awesome? What are they doing that makes them stand out from the rest? There are a few things that make these two different and part of it has a lot to do with the fact that they both have a great sense of humor and intense chemistry. They have no problem playing pranks on each other and Lively’s humor seems to match her husband's to perfection and they will banter back and forth on social media like they are playing a tennis match. Check out these 20 reasons why Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively will never have to call a divorce lawyer.
20 Lively And Reynolds Started Off As Friends
The two met on the set of Green Lantern and although the movie was terrible, the two developed a great friendship from it. They were both dating other people at the time, so a relationship was out of the question. They remained friends and even went on a double date together.
"We were such good friends for so long and we both got to know each other as friends. That's what I appreciate about our relationship, is that he's my friend first and foremost,” Lively told People.
In fact, their chemistry was off the charts making their double date a little awkward. “We went on a double date. She was on a date with another guy and I was on a date with another girl. That was the most awkward date for that respective party because we were just like fireworks,” Reynolds said.
19 Reynolds Can’t Say Enough Good Things About His Wife
Reynolds seems quite taken with his wife despite their constant joking, and we think that’s amazing. They were featured in Humans of New York by photographer Brandon Stanton at the Met Gala. Reynolds used the opportunity to gush about how amazing Blake Lively is.
“She always responds with empathy. She meets anger with empathy. She meets hate with empathy,” he told Stanton. “She’ll take the time to imagine what happened to a person when they were five or six years old. And she’s made me a more empathetic person.
I had a very fractured relationship with my father. Before he died, she made me remember things I didn’t want to remember. She made me remember the good times.”
18 Reynolds Pranks His Wife On The Regular
Ryan Reynolds is always joking around on social media; there is rarely a time that he is serious. Whether he is promoting Deadpool, making jokes about his kids on Twitter, or playing pranks on his wife, he’s definitely a force to be reckoned with on social media. His wife isn’t safe from his pranks either. He has no problem taking her down a notch. When Lively’s birthday came around last year, Reynold’s used the opportunity to wish his wife a happy birthday on Instagram. He posted a picture of the two of them but had Lively almost completely cut out of the photo. That’s just part of their humor together and she took her prank in stride just as she always does.
17 She Pranks Him Right Back
When it Reynolds' birthday, Lively knew that she had to get him back. She wasn’t in a hurry, though. She waited for the perfect opportunity to get even. She knew exactly how to get him back, as well. You may be aware that many people in Hollywood think that Ryan Reynolds and Ryan Gosling look almost identical and it was a running joke when the two saw each other at the Golden Globes last year.
So, when it came time for Lively to wish her husband a happy birthday, she decided to get her revenge and post this photo on Instagram.
Instead of her husband in the photo, we see Ryan Gosling and Reynolds is almost cut out completely out of the photo. We’re pretty sure she won that battle.
16 Lively Appreciates His Sense Of Humor
Well, she would have to, right? How could you date a guy like Reynolds if you hated his sense of humor? He seems to always to be pranking his wife and like we’ve seen, she always gives back just as much as she gets and that’s probably why they work so well together. He seems to like to take advantage of Lively’s birthday and that’s usually when he’s throwing his gauntlet.
“Just want to wish Billy Ray Cyrus the most special, magical birthday ever. I love you with all my heart. Also, Happy Birthday to my wife.”
Many women would take offence to something like this, after all, they want to be seen as perfect in the public eye, but as we've already seen, Lively is more than capable of holding her own in the relationship.
15 Reynolds Is Very Proud of His Wife
All joking aside, it’s pretty obvious that Ryan Reynolds completely adores his wife. Just look at his face here. He also appreciates everything that goes into getting ready for an event for a woman. During an interview with AOL Build, he made it clear how amazed he is with Blake’s red-carpet skills.
“My wife knows how to work a red carpet. I’ll say that. Yeah, she might be the Beyoncé of red carpets. She's turned that into an athletic event. I see what goes into that — real science. It's unbelievable. You guys see the finished product, I see the totally destroyed closet, bedroom, and kitchen by the time she walks out the door.
So, yeah, I don't even know how shoes got in the freezer. It's like that, it's seriously nuts. There's Kung Fu involved, it's really intense."
14 They Know How To Take A Good Selfie
We actually don’t see too many selfies of the couple together, so when they do, we take notice. It’s pretty obvious that these two are awesome at it. They seem to look amazing together in a selfie and we have to wonder why they don’t do it more often. They had their niece Heather down for a visit and clearly loved every minute of it. Lively made the cutest post about her and you can tell that they must make really good parents of their own two kids. The two seem to make a great team no matter what they are doing and as long as they keep each other laughing, we think they will be just fine.
“@vancityreynolds and I are never letting our Heather go home!!!!”
Now that’s pretty cute, it’s just one of the many reasons why we love these two.
13 They Always Have A Lot Of Fun Together
Well, we have to admit that has to be one of the most important things in a relationship. The ability to have fun together isn’t as common as you might think. These two seem to have nailed it, though, and regardless of where they are, we always see them laughing together. Whether they're hitting up a party just them two or spending some quality family time with their kids, Reynolds and Lively always look like they're having the best time.
12 She Trolls His Fatherhood
Again, these two are relationship goals mainly because of their insane sense of humor. They can rag on each other all the time and no one takes offence to it. Their fans just love their Instagram battles and they are often commenting, “Savage,” to the couple. For the most part, we see Reynolds trolling Lively, but every now and then, she gets him where it’s really going to hurt and sends us laughing our butts off. She posted this photo on Instagram for Father’s Day and it was the first picture she ever posted of Reynolds with his daughter. She included the caption:
“@vancityreynolds Since the day our baby was born, I’ve felt so strongly in my heart that you were most likely the father.”
If that's not hilarious, we don't know what is!
11 He Just Trolls Her Right Back
Now, this photo alone would be reason enough to file for divorce or at least give your husband the silent treatment.
Reynolds posted the photo on Instagram with the caption, “#nofilter.”
It was one of the rudest comments he posted about his wife, though we all knew that he was just kidding as always. But seriously, she must have wanted to kill him because it’s not her best look. Funny enough, this is not Lively on the way to the grocery store, it was her on the set of her new film The Rhythm Section. It’s amazing how stunning actresses can make themselves downright homely for a role. The thriller has Lively playing an assassin who is looking for the people responsible for killing her family. She has to go undercover in many scenes which explains why she looks like an absolute trainwreck.
10 They Help People Out Together
Ryan Reynolds has already stated how empathetic his wife can be at times and how she changed him for the better as well. You can tell through many of Lively’s posts on Instagram that the girl has a really big heart. So, it wasn’t surprising to find out that the two at one point went to Sick Children’s during the Oscar weekend just to help out with the newborns. Look at how cute they look here and it really goes to show what kind of people they are that they would spend an important networking weekend helping out other people. They travelled all the way to Canada to help out at the Health Sciences North Hospital's paediatric ward in Sudbury, Ontario. They were snapping pictures with some of the families and giving them as much support as they could.
9 When He Lovingly Referred To Her As A Human Denny’s
This man adores his wife, there is no doubt about it, and even when he jokes around about her, there is still an underlying adoration to it all. When he was on The Late Show With David Letterman, he talked about how in awe he is of his wife when she was breastfeeding their child.
“I’m just a diaper-changing facility hooked up to a life support system, but my wife, she’s breakfast, lunch, and dinner. She’s a human Denny’s all day long, and it never ends for her. She’s the most beautiful Denny’s you’ve ever seen. I guarantee it.”
He also went on to talk about fatherhood, “I fell more in love with my wife than I’d ever been in my entire life. I used to say to her, ‘I would take a bullet for you, I could never love anything as much as I love you.’ And then the second I looked in that baby’s eyes, I knew in that exact moment if we were ever under attack, I would use my wife as a human shield to protect that baby. You can quote me.”
8 They Have A Very Relaxed Parenting Style
Well, it’s pretty clear that these two are pretty relaxed and down to earth so it’s not surprising to hear that they may parent the same way. Regardless of their parenting style these two clearly make parenting their first priority and they do it well. Blake Lively once told Seth Myers that her daughter can be very mischievous. “My kid is like playing with like explosive devices. I don’t know where she’s found them, like sticking it in our dog’s ear. I mean it’s just like, she already knows how to drywall because she puts holes in the wall.” Lively has also made jokes about how she wants her one-year-old to start babysitting. “I feel like at a year and a half she’s equipped to be a babysitter, right? Like we can go out and do date night and we’ll be fine with that?”
7 Reynolds Played Marvin Gaye While Lively Was in Labor
If only she would have been able to laugh about it, but things are rarely funny when a woman is in labor. In fact, it’s a time that husbands should be wary of, but we suppose Reynolds missed that memo.
“I jammed a little Marvin Gaye’s ‘Let’s Get It On,’” he told Seth Meyers on Late Night in February 2016. “It was like steak knives came out of her eyes. Like, ‘Are you kidding me right now?’ Real bad. But she was a mercenary. I think I just caught her right in the middle of a contraction. She was making jokes the entire time.”
We can just imagine what she must have thought when the music started playing, but then again, not too many women have a sense of humor when they are in labor.
6 They Have A Sense Of Humor About Parenting
Well, you kind of have to. The thing about parenting is that there are going to be plenty of bizarre things happening around you that you have no control over. You can think that you’re the coolest and most “with it” parents on the block and your child will change your mind pretty quickly. We know that Reynolds is always on Twitter making bad dad jokes, but Lively is right up there with him.
"I’m one of five kids. My husband’s one of four. We are officially breeders.
You can go on our website and we will give you some of our children,” Lively joked on Today.
5 Reynolds Can Barely Take His Eyes Off His Wife
We can’t blame him, she’s stunning. Even when she’s frumpy, she’s stunning. She’s glamorous, beautiful, and seriously a funny girl to have around. It’s obvious from all the photos of the couple on the red carpet that Reynold’s eyes rarely leave his wife. Lively once said that Reynolds would always be her “best friend for [her] whole life.” When she talks about her friendship with her husband, it makes our hearts melt. In an interview with Marie Claire, Blake said,
“That was the biggest thing to me. I'd never known anything like the friendship that I had with him. I could like him as much as I loved him. A best friend just makes you happier.
You can go from being silly to opening up and being vulnerable. You’re surrounded by comfort in sad, painful times. And that’s what matters.”
4 They Are Literally Partners In Crime
When it came to Lively’s craving for pie, they drove to Canada where the actress could get the best darn apple pie she’s ever tasted. Then they had to figure out how to smuggle it across the border.
“My wife is a foodie. She loves these apple pies that they make at this place in Vancouver where I grew up, so we grabbed a bunch of them and we were driving back down to the States. We were crossing the border, but you’re not allowed to cross the border with vegetables. It’s illegal."
So, how on Earth did they manage to get through the border with those pies? Apparently, all you have to do is sing and dance for the border agent. Note to self: Learn how to sing and dance.
3 She Cooks For Her Husband
You know what they say, the key to a man’s heart is through his stomach. So, it looks like Lively is well on her way. Lively apparently has always been very domestic when it comes to cooking and baking. Lively takes her cooking seriously, too. She loves it so much that she took a workshop at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris.
“My dream as a passionate cook has been to go to Le Cordon Bleu. Never could my most incredible dream have lived up to the experience. The food, the lesson, the chef, the ingredients — all the best of the best.
I see why Le Cordon Bleu is world-renowned. Now I only dream to have more time to go back to Le Cordon Bleu and spend months learning from the gods of food!” It sounds like Reynolds is a lucky man.
2 They Take Time Away From The Kids
Reynolds has joked around about how he realized that Blake Lively was his dream girl. "We were hanging out at this little restaurant in Tribeca that's open really late, and this song came on and I was just like, 'Want to dance?'” he told Cosmopolitan.
"No one was in there, so it was just totally empty. And it was just one of those moments where halfway through the dance, it was like, 'Oh, I think I just crossed a line.' And then I walked her home."
How cute are they? There seem to be a lot of those moments between them which makes their relationship all the stronger.
1 They Are Each Other’s Biggest Fans
We think we have made it pretty clear at this point that these two are serious #relationshipgoals. Not only are they best friends, but they are each other’s number-one fan. They are always cheering each other on and giving off good vibes about how much they love each other. When it came time for Ryan Reynolds to give a speech for his Hollywood Walk of Fame star that he received, he gushed about his wife.
“You are the best thing that has ever happened to me. You make everything better. You make everything in my life better. You’ve given me two of the most incredible children I’ve ever hoped to have.”
He didn’t even end it with a joke, so it’s clear how much she means to him and we are pretty sure that she feels the same way. We don’t see either of these two heading to divorce court anytime soon.