Entertainment A Look Back At Blake Lively And Ryan Reynolds' Adorable (And Hilarious) Relationship
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Beforeand became the world's most beloved celebrity couple, thanks largely to their ability to poke fun at one another on social media, they were simply co-stars on Green Lantern, the film that later sparked their decade-long relationship.
The couple now share, James, Inez and Betty, and are best known for their extensive acting careers, impeccable red carpet appearances, and charity work (especially during COVID-19).
Read on for a look back at Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds' complete relationship timeline.
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July 2010: Blake And Ryan Attend Comic-Con Together (Only, They’re Both Still Dating Other People)
The two actors met in 2010 on the set of Green Lantern, and following the film's release the pair appeared alongside each other on a Comic-Con panel to promote the project. Although, the pair were not yet a couple with Lively in a relationship with Gossip Girl co-star, while Reynolds was married to .
September - December 2010: Blake And Ryan Both Become Newly Single
Months after filming wrapped for Green Lantern, Lively and Badgley called it quits on their years-long relationship. The pair have both spoken fondly of the relationship, with Penn tellingin 2013 that it was both "good and bad", as well as a "learning experience."
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Months later Reynolds filed for divorce from Johansson. While the pair at the time were notoriously private, Johansson opened up about the relationship in a 2019 interview with, telling the publication: "I mean, the first time I got married I was 23 years old. I didn't really have an understanding of marriage. Maybe I kind of romanticised it, I think, in a way."
In October, Lively presentedwith the award for Most Anticipated Movie during Spike TV's "Scream 2010" event.
October- December 2011: Speculation Begins Surrounding Blake And Ryan’s Relationship
According to, speculation about the couple's suspected romance began when Lively was spotted leaving Reynolds' apartment in Boston, with paparazzi capturing the couple holding hands in Vancouver just months later.
September 2012: Blake And Ryan Wed In An Intimate Ceremony In South Carolina (But The Wedding Causes Controversy)
A year after the couple started dating, the pair managed to pull off one of the most secretive celebrity weddings of all time. And to this day, Blake has never released an image of her wedding dress to the public, which was designed by.
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However despite the intimate affair the wedding quickly caused backlash after it was revealed to the public that the pair had decided to wed on a plantation, the.
In 2020 the couple addressed the scandal for the first time, amid. Alongside a $200,000 donation to the NAACP legal defense fund, the couple wrote: "We're ashamed that in the past we've allowed ourselves to be uninformed about how deeply rooted systemic racism is. We want to educate ourselves about other people's experiences and talk to our kids about everything, all of it... especially our own complicity."
Reynolds added in an interview with Fast Company, "It's impossible to reconcile. What we saw at the time was a wedding venue on Pinterest. What we saw after was a place built upon devastating tragedy."
August 2014: Blake Gushes About Married Life With Ryan
Despite the couple remaining relatively out of the public eye, the pair begin to start building their reputation as one of Hollywood's most beloved pairings after an interview with Vogue U.S.. "Everything we do in life, we do together," the actress revealed. "I get to share my life with the person he's become, and we get to grow from there."
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That same month Lively mentions her desires to start a family with her "best friend". She told: "He's my best, best friend. What do you do with your best friend? You do nothing. If I could spit out a litter of kids, I would."
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May 2014: The Couple Attend Their First Met Gala Together
Attending the Met Gala's 2014 event, themed "Charles James: Beyond Fashion", the couple cemented themselves as one of the best dressed couples in Hollywood.
October 2014: Blake And Ryan Announce They Are Expecting Their First Child
The couple share the exciting news that they are to become first time parents, with Lively announcing her pregnancy via now-defunct lifestyle website, Preserve.
March - May 2015: Fans Finally Get the First Glimpse At Blake And Ryan’s New Bub
After months of waiting to hear news about the couple's joyful new arrival, Reynolds revealed the unique name of his daughter. "It's James. Everyone knows," he told the Today show. "I didn't want to be the first guy screaming it out to the media, because as we know, little girls turn into teenage girls and little teenage girls sometimes scan through the archives and go, 'Why did you do that?'"
A month later, Reynolds shared the first glimpse at his daughter. "Thumb wrestling isn't always fair. Curiously, my hand is the small one," he captioned.
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The actor also gets candid about the joys of welcoming a baby girl. "Having a daughter was a dream come true for me," he told PEOPLE. "I never admitted it out loud, to myself or my wife, but I really wanted a little girl."
February 2016: Ryan Shares The Adorably Hilarious Story Behind His First Date With Blake
In 2016, for the first time the Deadpool actor shares the hilarious story behind the couple's very first date. "We were buddies then. 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 told. "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 [from their perspective] probably because we were just like fireworks coming across."
April - September 2016: Paparazzi Photos Reveal The Couple Are Expecting Baby No. 2, Just Months Prior To Their Second Daughter's Arrival
In mid-2016 it was confirmed that the couple were expecting their second child after paparazzi photos revealed Blake's growing baby bump on the set of her film, The Shallows.
Four months after the news was leaked, the couple welcome their second daughter, Inez.
December 2016: Blake And Ryan's Two Daughters Make Their First Red Carpet Appearance
While usually keeping their daughters out of the public eye, when receiving his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame it was a family affair for the special occasion.
"Proud is a pitiful word to describe how I felt today," Lively wrote on Instagram at the time. "@vancityreynolds The permanence of your impact is undeniable…Always has been, but now we have a fancy [star] to show for it."
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May 2019: The Couple Announce They're Expecting Their Third Child On The Red Carpet
As has become customary for the couple, the pair announced they were expecting their third child in a laidback fashion—arriving at the premiere of Detective Pikachu with a growing baby bump on display.
August 2019: Blake And Ryan Begin To Troll Each Other On Social Media
Ask anyone what Lively and Reynolds are most famous for, and most won't respond with acting but. The couple have become the unsung heroes of poking fun at your partner on social media, which came to a peak in 2019 following Blake's 32nd birthday.
Sharing a gallery of images to his Instagram account, the actor made sure only to include rather....
October 2019: The Couple Share The First Photo Of Their Third Daughter
In honour of the Canadian elections, Ryan took to social media to share a hopeful message to young voters—which featured a surprise cameo from his wife and their newborn daughter.
"I love B.C. ???????? I want my daughters to experience the same natural playground I grew up in. On Oct. 21, the candidate you vote for will SHAPE CLIMATE POLICY. I'm proud of the climate progress made the last 4 years. Clickfor voting info. #Capilano," he wrote.
July 2020: Taylor Swift Reveals The Name Of Blake And Ryan's Third Daughter
After months of not knowing any details about Blake and Ryan's newest arrival, it wasthat revealed her adorable name.
The song "Betty", released as part of Swift's Folklore album, details a teenage love triangle between James, Inez and Betty, and considering how close the couple are with the singer, many eagle-eyed fans discovered it had to be the name of the couple's third daughter.
Interestingly, it's not the first time the couple's daughters have appeared on a Taylor Swift track, with James appearing in the intro of the song: "."
November 2020: Ryan Opens Up About The Significance Of Being A "Girl Dad"
After announcing the arrival of his third daughter, Reynolds opened up about being a Girl Dad. "I love being a girl dad. I have three daughters, which I never in a million years would have imagined," he told Access. "I come from all boys. I have three older brothers. I'm the youngest of four boys so for me to have three daughters has been such a ride and I love every second of it," exclaimed the star, adding, "No joke, they are the most capable people I know. If anything got crazy or scary in my life, they are the first people I would lean on because they have wisdom and strength and they're calm under fire. They have courage under fire."
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She was presented a large diamond ring when Hamish Blake got down on one knee and proposed to her back in 2012. And it appears Zoe Foster-Blake has changed up her bling - with the beauty entrepreneur sporting a rather different style on her wedding finger of late.The 40-year-old Go-To founder has been sporting a thick gold unique band containing a two huge diamonds. She flaunted the modern design on Tuesday when she visited her good pals Joel Edgerton and Christine Centenera following the birth of their first child.