Blake Lively ‘Runs the Show’ With Our 3 Daughters


Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds at The Costume Institute Benefit to celebrate the opening of In America: An Anthology of Fashion at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York on May 2, 2022
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Mom sets the rules. Ryan ReynoldsWe got real about who heads his and Blake Lively’s household, giving his wife all the credit.

“Blake runs the show,” the 45-year-old actor told David LettermanHere’s a teaser trailer for season 4 My Next Guest Needs no Introduction with David Letterman. “I would kind of really phone things in if it wasn’t for her. [She has] higher standards.”

The Canadian actor shares James, 7, Inez (5, and Betty (2, respectively) with the Gossip GirlHe was 34 years old when he married his girlfriend in 2012.

The former late night host, 75, appeared to be impressed with Reynolds’ cooking skills and food spread in the clip, which Netflix dropped on Friday, May 6, before learning that it was all Lively’s doing.

“You feed the crew,” Letterman said as the DeadpoolThe actor led him into the kitchen, where he showed him a list of ingredients that were already prepared and ready to use. “Blake, full disclosure, really showed me how to do all this,” Reynolds confessed.

During the episode, Reynolds also opened up about his home life, revealing that he wouldn’t be a fan of Lively leaving him alone for long with the girls.

“I would, first off, never let her go visit her family,” the ProposalStar made a joke. “If I was just with the girls, I think I would find it pretty exciting at first.”

Reynolds pointed out, however, the thrill of being a parent solo would quickly fade. “And then there would be — with three girls [it’s a lot],” he added. “So, that division of labor is very important.”

Reynolds and Lively made headlines earlier in the month when they stepped on Monday, May 2, for the 2022 Met Gala. The couple, who were cochairs of the annual fashion event’s annual fashion gala, made headlines as they walked the red-carpet.

The ShallowFor her part, actress was one of the most talked-about stars of the evening because of her Atelier Versace gown. It changed from a rose-gold color to a turquoise when she untied the bow detail and revealed a long, flowing train. (Her husband wore an Ralph Lauren brown velvet suit.

Reynolds’ sweet reaction as he watched his wife’s outfit change left the internet swooning over their romance — and cemented the duo as one of the hottest pairs at the gala.

The Just Friends actor later joked about the moment via social media on Tuesday, May 3, writing, “Blake changing outfits in a split second on the red carpet was a moment I’ll never forget. I recently changed my moisturizer and feel pretty confident it’s more of a slow burn that people will appreciate in time. Like Freaks & Geeks.”

No introduction required for my next guest with David Letterman Netflix returns Friday, May 20, 2018.

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