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Entertainment 'They're barely on the planet': Ryan Reynolds takes a swipe at Australia over entering Eurovision and takes umbrage that the song contest 'let in' the non-European nation

01:02  10 may  2018
01:02  10 may  2018 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Ryan Reynolds has taken umbrage with Australia entering the Eurovision song contest . In a video posted to the actor's Twitter on Tuesday, the 41-year-old, dressed as his sardonic superhero character Deadpool, takes a swipe at the land Down Under.

' They ' re barely on the planet ': Ryan Reynolds takes a swipe at Australia over entering Eurovision and takes umbrage that the song contest ' let in ' the non - European nation . By Marta Jary For Daily Mail Australia .

Not happy: Ryan Reynolds has taken umbrage with Australia entering the Eurovision song contest© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Not happy: Ryan Reynolds has taken umbrage with Australia entering the Eurovision song contest Ryan Reynolds has taken umbrage with Australia entering the Eurovision song contest.

In a video posted to the actor's Twitter on Tuesday, the 41-year-old, dressed as his sardonic superhero character Deadpool, takes a swipe at the land Down Under.

He complains that his homeland, Canada, is not part of Eurovision, then goes on to say that Australia should not be allowed in either as it's not a European nation.

'Don't give me that crap about Canada not being part of the European family. You let in Australia and they're barely on the planet,' he says.

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' They ' re barely on the planet ': Ryan Reynolds takes a swipe at Australia over entering Eurovision and takes umbrage that the song contest ' let in ' the non - European nation .

' They ' re barely on the planet ': Ryan Reynolds takes a swipe at Australia over entering Eurovision and takes umbrage that the song contest ' let in ' the non - European nation .

Of course, the video is all in jest, and Ryan is simply performing in his role as his big screen comic book hero Deadpool, known for sarcastic quips and insults.

The comic video is part of a campaign to get Canada into Eurovision, because, as Ryan jokes,' Our generous gift of Celine Dion alone should earn us an invite.'

'You've awakened a sleeping moose,' the Van Wilder Party Liaison actor adds.

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Ryan Reynolds has a bone to pick with the Eurovision Song Contest - if Australia can compete, why can't Canada? Canadians are feeling a serious case of Fomo (fear of missing out) as millions of people around the world tune into the Eurovision Song Contest .

' They ' re barely on the planet ': Ryan Reynolds takes a swipe at Australia over entering Eurovision and takes umbrage that the song contest ' let in ' the non - European nation .

a man riding a horse: Jab! In a video posted to the actor's Twitter on Tuesday, the 41-year-old, dressed as his sardonic superhero character Deadpool, takes a swipe at the land down under© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Jab! In a video posted to the actor's Twitter on Tuesday, the 41-year-old, dressed as his sardonic superhero character Deadpool, takes a swipe at the land down under

The land Down Under somewhat controversially joined the largely European singing competition in 2015, and will compete for the fourth time in 2018.

Former Australian Idol winner Guy Sebastian was the country's first ever entrant.

He performed the song Tonight Again and placed fifth in the 2015 competition, which was held in Vienna.

a man and a woman in a wedding dress: Just jokes! Of course, the video is all in jest, and Ryan (pictured with wife Blake Lively) is simply performing in his role as his big screen comic book hero Deadpool, known for sarcastic quips and insults© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Just jokes! Of course, the video is all in jest, and Ryan (pictured with wife Blake Lively) is simply performing in his role as his big screen comic book hero Deadpool, known for sarcastic quips and insults

Australia's closest brush with Eurovision victory was second place, achieved by former The X Factor Australia winner Dami Im, in Sweden in 2016.

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' They ' re barely on the planet ': Ryan Reynolds takes a swipe at Australia over entering Eurovision and takes umbrage that the song contest ' let in ' the non - European nation . The 'secret' pact to help Jessica Mauboy win the Eurovision 2018 grand final.

' They ' re barely on the planet ': Ryan Reynolds takes a swipe at Australia over entering Eurovision and takes umbrage that the song contest ' let in ' the non - European nation .

She skated close to the prize with her performance of the song, Sound of Silence.

Last year, 18-year-old Isaiah Firebrace, who won the eighth season of The X Factor Australia, performed his song Don't Come Easy in Kiev, and placed ninth.

a woman in a blue dress: Almost! Australia's closet brush with Eurovision victory was second place, achieved by former The X Factor Australia winner Dami Im, in Sweden in 2016© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Almost! Australia's closet brush with Eurovision victory was second place, achieved by former The X Factor Australia winner Dami Im, in Sweden in 2016

Jessica Mauboy is the Australian entrant for 2018, and according to bookmakers, she is third in the running as a favourite to win after Israel's Netta Barzilai and France's Madame Monsieur.

The 28-year-old singer, who was a runner up on Australian Idol in 2006, will perform the pop track We Got Love.

a woman wearing a blue dress: New hope: Jessica Mauboy is the Australian entrant for 2018 and will perform the pop track We Got Love© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited New hope: Jessica Mauboy is the Australian entrant for 2018 and will perform the pop track We Got Love


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