Hollywood Sweethearts Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively’s First October Date Was Anything but Normal

Published 12/20/2023, 2:47 AM EST

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Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively have solidified their status as Hollywood’s dynamic power couple. From finding good friends in one another to building a beautiful family together, they are everything that people aspire to be. Beyond the glitz of the entertainment industry, they have continued to cherish each other and prove that love can be hilarious, powerful, and inspiring. One could tell their clever online exchanges and radiant smiles set them apart from others.

While their witty exchanges and ways of showing affection are always unique, it would surprise fans that their first date was the epitome of all those moments.

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively’s first date is nothing but a perfect rom-com story

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In 2016, Ryan Reynolds appeared on Entertainment Weekly’s Sirius XM Radio Show. During the conversation, he opened up about the beginning of a romance with his wife Blake Lively. He recalled the funny moment when they met one year after the release of their film, Green Lantern. “We went on a double date with—she was on a date with another guy, and I was on a date with another girl,” he explained.

Their date was a lot like When Harry Met Sally, only real life. But it turned out to be the most awkward evening for both actors because they sensed an undeniable spark between them. Given their friendship formed during filming, it was strange for them to embrace all those feelings. However, the Red Notice star felt it was a perfect beginning for them because they started off as friends.

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This foundation of friends worked for them and they got married one year after their courtship. According to sources, their wedding was nothing less than a romantic movie, just like their first date.

Reynolds and Lively were beaming with delight on their wedding day

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Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively tied the knot in 2012 and kept the details super secretive. But sources close to People revealed the actor broke into a huge smile the moment he saw the Gossip Girls alum walking down the aisle. The two could not take their eyes off each other, and it was absolute love and nothing less. “Their faces were lit up with the candlelight, and it looked like something out of a romance movie, added sources.

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Since then, the duo has built a home together and share four children. James, Inez, and Betty—and their fourth baby, whose name and gender remain unknown. But the thing that stays constant through this beautiful path of life is their genuine affection and fierce dedication to family. Both of them have gushed on several occasions about how they find the best partner and BFF in one person. Indeed, they are living the fairytale!

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What do you think about their first date? Let us know in the comments below.

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Shikha Arya

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Shikha Arya is an experienced entertainment writer at Netflix Junkie, having contributed over 1000 articles to the platform. She holds a Master's degree in English Literature from a prestigious university and has honed her writing skills over three years. Shikha's forte lies in crafting thought-provoking pieces about the lives of pop culture icons.

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