This, ladies, is what you should be aiming for this Valentine's Day. Ryan Reynolds recently sat down for an interview with Entertainment Weekly's Sirius XM show and shared a few personal stories we hadn't heard before — including one very special one about how he first fell in love with his wife, Blake Lively. 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," he explained. That was the most awkward date [from their perspective] probably because we were just like fireworks coming across." RELATED: Ryan Reynolds reveals sweet reason he and Blake Lively named daughter James "The best way to have a relationship is to start as friends," Reynolds said, and looking at his charming relationship (and adorable baby James! The "Deadpool" star stopped by "Late Night with Seth Meyers" recently to share stories about his wife's labor and dish out some advice for new fathers. She was on a date with another guy, and I was on a date with another girl.
At the MTV Movie Awards in June they both presented the Best Kiss award to Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart for In October and November, Blake was spotted leaving Ryan's apartment time and time again, and rumours were flying that the pair were an item.Their relationship was confirmed when they were spotted holding hands in Ryan's hometown of Vancouver in December.In the June/July issue of , Ryan spoke about his painful divorce. But I sense that as I do come through it, there's optimism. I don't think I want to get married again, but you always reevaluate these things.' Ryan and Scarlett's divorce was finalised in July, meanwhile Blake was pictured in Europe with Leonardo Di Caprio, sparking plenty of dating rumours.' Anyone who gets divorced goes through a lot of pain, but you come out of it,' he said. was released in June, and Blake and Ryan attended countless premieres and press events to promote their film.The best part is when we turn off our phones and just talk and hang out. If I could spit out a litter of kids, I would.' In October 2014 the couple proudly announced that they were expecting their first child.
They attended the Angel Ball in New York and Blake showed off her baby bump in a plunging pale yellow dress by Gucci.
Ryan Reynolds turns 36 years old today, which means that the "Green Lantern" actor has had nearly two decades in the biz -- and 20 years' experience mingling with the Hollywood elite.
Which might explain why this Canadian funnyman has had such a string of high-profile relationships.
Turns out he played "Let's Get It On" while little James was being born. RELATED: Ryan Reynolds reveals fatherhood 'strong suit': 'I always do the dirty work' Reynolds also appeared on TODAY Wednesday to talk about his new role as a dad and his willingness to take on the tough baby chores.
"[My] strong suit, I would say, is I always do the dirty work," he said.
I've never been happier in my life.' In 2013 the newlyweds were famously private and were rarely spotted in public together.