Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively, one of Hollywood’s beloved power couples, have captured the hearts of fans with their undeniable chemistry and enduring love.
The duo’s love story began with their on-screen collaboration in the superhero film Green Lantern. Their journey from co-stars to partners is filled with delightful anecdotes, showcasing the importance of friendship and humor in building a lasting relationship.
Though the couple didn’t start dating immediately after their encounter on the set of Green Lantern. The Deadpool star reflecting on their relationship beginning shared how he and Lively went on an awkward double date. The Free Guy star further added that he had to beg the Rhythm Section star to make her sleep with him.
Ryan Reynolds And Blake Lively’s Awkward Double Date
It wasn’t love at first sight for Reynolds and Lively when they filmed the Green Lantern. Despite working together, their relationship status was nothing more than that of a friend. The Woman in Gold star looked back on this period, sharing that they were both single after the movie’s release, which led to a memorable yet uncomfortable double date.
“For about a year Green Lantern had come and gone, 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. That was the most awkward date for the respective parties because there were just fireworks coming across.”
Ryan Reynolds Shared That He Begged Blake Lively To Sleep With Him
Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively continued to remain in touch with each other as friends, and a trip to Boston became a pivotal moment in setting the precursor for their romantic relationship. Reynolds took the opportunity to make his move, jokingly admitting that he begged Lively to sleep with him during their journey.
“We hung out and we always kind of kept in touch sort of casually and next thing you know, she was going to Boston. I was going to Boston and I said I’ll ride with you. We got on the train and we rode together. I was just begging her to sleep with me.”
The bond between Reynolds and Lively grew rapidly ever since, leading to a deepening connection that eventually led to their marriage in 2012. Today, after more than a decade of a healthy relationship, the couple is blessed with four children, adding to their happiness and love for one another.