Friday 21 September 2018

'It's not that difficult' - Ryan Reynolds on his and Blake Lively's work/life balance

Actors Blake Lively, left, and Ryan Reynolds attend a special screening of
Actors Blake Lively, left, and Ryan Reynolds attend a special screening of "Deadpool 2" at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on Monday, May 14, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP)
Actors Blake Lively (L) and Ryan Reynolds attend the 'Deadpool 2' screening at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on May 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Actress Blake Lively attends the 'Deadpool 2' screening at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on May 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Actors Blake Lively (L) and Ryan Reynolds attend the 'Deadpool 2' screening at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on May 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Actress Blake Lively attends the 'Deadpool 2' screening at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on May 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Actors Blake Lively (L) and Ryan Reynolds attend the 'Deadpool 2' screening at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on May 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Actors Blake Lively (L) and Ryan Reynolds attend the 'Deadpool 2' screening at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on May 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Actors Blake Lively (L) and Ryan Reynolds attend the 'Deadpool 2' screening at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on May 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Actors Blake Lively (L) and Ryan Reynolds attend the 'Deadpool 2' screening at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on May 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Actors Blake Lively, left, and Ryan Reynolds attend a special screening of "Deadpool 2" at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on Monday, May 14, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP)
Ryan Reynolds and his wife Blake Lively were pictured at a special screening of Deadpool 2 in New York (Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP)
NY Special Screening of “Deadpool 2”
Virtual (and real) displays of affection: Ryan and Blake with their kids. #Knock-on effect
Ryan Reynolds' daughter James, left, steals the microphone as Reynolds poses with his wife, actress Blake Lively, and their youngest daughter during a ceremony to award him a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Actor Ryan Reynolds (2L) holds his daughter James as his wife Blake Lively holds their unnamed new baby during the Deadpool actors Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony
Ryan Reynolds arrived at a special screening of Deadpool 2 along with his wife, Blake Lively (Brent N Clarke/Invision/AP)

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Ryan Reynolds says being "Mr Lively" is the "best gig".

The 'Deadpool' star couldn't help but gush about his wife Blake Lively and says it is "great" being her other half.

He told Entertainment Tonight: "Oh, I'm Mr. Lively 24/7. And I'm happy about it. It's great. It's the best gig."

Meanwhile, the 41-year-old actor - who has daughters James, three, and Ines, 19 months, with the 'Gossip Girl' star - previously confessed having children has given him a "better" outlook on life.

Actors Blake Lively (L) and Ryan Reynolds attend the 'Deadpool 2' screening at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on May 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Actors Blake Lively (L) and Ryan Reynolds attend the 'Deadpool 2' screening at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on May 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Asked how having children has changed his perspective, he shared: "It's so much better. Having a family means that you stop worrying about a lot of stupid things and you start focusing on the present. 

"I remember how I used to get bored when people would show their baby pictures, and I wanted to jump out of the window after parents would show me baby photos on their phone displays. Since I've become a father though, I can't stop taking my own children's photos and showing them to my friends."

Ryan and Blake are determined to be "present" parents and co-ordinate their working schedules so one of them is always around for their girls.

He added: "It's not that difficult [to juggle]. We don't allow our film schedules to overlap and we are very conscious of being very present as parents. I come from a big family and so does Blake, and we both want to create a very warm and happy environment for our children ...

"Getting enough sleep is always a big challenge. My wife and I are convinced that our daughters are allergic to sleep. I try to sing to them but usually I'm the one who falls asleep instead."

Ryan Reynolds' daughter James, left, steals the microphone as Reynolds poses with his wife, actress Blake Lively, and their youngest daughter during a ceremony to award him a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Ryan Reynolds' daughter James, left, steals the microphone as Reynolds poses with his wife, actress Blake Lively, and their youngest daughter during a ceremony to award him a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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