They’re so excited! Blake Lively Ryan Reynolds’ three daughters are over the moon that their mom is pregnant with another little one, an insider exclusively tells Us Weekly.
“The kids can’t wait and keep feeling [her] bump — it’s so adorable!” the source explains.
The Gossip GirlInez, 5, and Betty were born to Reynolds, a 35-year-old alumna. She revealed their family will expand again when she walked the red carpet on Thursday, September 15, at the 10th annual Forbes Power Women’s Summit. Lively posed in a sparkly, mini-length dress that showed off her growing bump. Betty Buzz founder was beaming from ear to ear as she displayed her pregnancy during a panel discussion that day.
“She and Ryan are both very happy and looking forward to welcoming baby No. 4,” the insider adds.
The couple makes announcements about their personal milestones in unexpected ways. The Green Lantern costars revealed daughter Betty’s name nearly a year after she was born via a Taylor Swift song. The singer used all of their daughter’s names in “Betty” a track on July 2020’s Folklore, subtly confirming the moniker of her pal’s third child.
Lively was eager for her latest secret to be revealed. Following her red carpet reveal, a source exclusively told Use the Los Angeles native was “relieved” that the news was finally public. “She held it in until she couldn’t anymore! She loves dressing up her baby bump and wanted to make a statement,” a source told UsOnly after the red-carpet reveal
They are crossing their fingers that the baby’s sex is not a break in their relationship. “They are hoping for a boy this time around, but of course just want a healthy baby, no matter the gender,” the insider explained.
Reynolds, for his part, doesn’t mind being outnumbered. He gushed about spending a “beautiful” summer with his girls during a Friday, September 16, appearance on Live with Kelly & Ryan.
“I stayed home all summer — I haven’t shot a movie all summer — and it was nice to be home with my family. It is wild, but summertime is wonderful. They are still sweet,” the Wrexham, welcome star told Kelly Ripa Ryan Seacrest.
“I can easily say this has been the best summer we’ve had as a family. It’s been nice to be home and be present,” the Deadpool actor continued. “The kids do all the same stuff other kids do, they are drawing and coloring and having dance parties. … It’s that time in your life and it reminds me of being a little kid.”
Lively shared some photos of summer via Instagram the next day in the hope that it would help her children get some privacy. “Here are photos of me pregnant in real life so the 11 guys waiting outside my home for a 🦄 sighting will leave me alone. You freak me and my kids out,” she shared via Instagram in September 2022.
The A simple favor star added, “Thank you to the media who have a ‘No Kids Policy’. You all make all the difference 🙏♥️. Much love!”
The post included photos of her in relaxed poses, showing her baby bump with Swift in sweatpants and a bra, as well as Reynolds enjoying the sun with Swift.
Diana Cooper reporting