Friday 27 April 2018

Ryan Reynolds gushes over wife Blake Lively as they lead loved-up couples at Met Gala

(L to R) Matt Damon and Luciana Barroso, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds and Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen
(L to R) Matt Damon and Luciana Barroso, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds and Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen
Blake Lively (L) and Ryan Reynolds attend the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds attend the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
Blake Lively (L) and Ryan Reynolds attend the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images For Entertainment Weekly)
Blake Lively (L) and Ryan Reynolds attend the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images For Entertainment Weekly)
Ryan Reynolds (L) and Blake Lively attend the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images For Entertainment Weekly)
Daria Strokous attends the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images For US Weekly)
Selena Gomez (L) and The Weeknd attend the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images For US Weekly)
The Weeknd and Selena Gomez attend the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images For Entertainment Weekly)
Selena Gomez and The Weeknd attend the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds attend the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images For Entertainment Weekly)
Blake Lively attends the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images For US Weekly)
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds attend the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images For Entertainment Weekly)
Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

Ryan Reynolds paid a surprise tribute to his wife Blake Lively, praising her empathy as her best quality.

The loved-up couple, who have been married for five years, led a host A-listers at Monday night's Met Gala and while it was no surprise they were among the best dressed there, the Canadian actor's appearance of New York was not expected.

Captioning a sweet photo of them cuddling at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Deadpool star is quoted as saying: "She always responds with empathy. She meets anger with empathy. She meets hate with empathy.

"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."

It's been a relatively public month for the notoriously private pair who celebrated Reynolds' nod on Time's 100 Most Influential People list just last week and they made their annual appearance at the Met Gala, which is hosted by their good friend US Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour.

They weren't the only married couple quick to let the world know they're not succumbing to the Hollywood curse - supermodel Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady packed on the PDA for the photographers.

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Tom Brady (L) and Gisele Bundchen attend the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images For US Weekly)

They've attended the gala eight times and acted as co-chairs alongside Wintour and Katy Perry this year.  Gisele, wearing a slinky Stella McCartney gown, said the event is "always a fun night" with her other half.

Oscar-winner Matt Damon and wife of 12 years Luciana Barroso attended for the first timing, both wearing Versace.

New couple The Weeknd and Selena Gomez went public with their four-month romance and the actress was spotted whispering "I love you" to her other half on the red carpet. Selena - who has had her hands full defending the first season of the polarising 13 Reasons Why, which she produced - stunned in a pale pink embellished gown by Coach

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Selena Gomez and The Weeknd attend the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Jennifer Lopez's relationship with Alex Rodriguez is going from strength to strength as they also made their red carpet debut, with the mother-of-two choosing a retro style powder blue Valentino gown.

"He's so supportive," she gushed last week "He's such a supportive person and he's so lovely."

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Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez attend the "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Irish actress Ruth Negga and boyfriend of six years also attended together but avoided the red carpet. So here is a picture of the back of Cooper's head as they leave The Mark hotel on Monday night.

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Ruth Negga leaves from The Mark Hotel for the 2017 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between' Met Gala on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for The Mark Hotel)

The theme of the 2017 event was aligned with the museum's Costume Institute exhibition Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garcons: Art of the In-Between.

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