Ryan Reynolds’s Love Letter to Blake Lively Will Bring You to Tears
Ryan Reynolds upped his husband game by a mile.
The actor recently revealed the beautiful reason why he loves his wife, Blake Lively, and we can't stop bawling.
The couple, who met on the set of Green Lantern in 2010 and have been married for nearly five years, attended the 2017 Met Gala together on Monday, May 1, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
There, they also met Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind the popular photo series, Humans of New York, which captures emotional stories of people around New York City.
The series typically elicits intimate responses from its subjects, from how they came to America to what their childhood was like. For Ryan, the question seemed clear: Why do you love your wife?
That's when the father of two took the opportuity to gush about how Blake has changed him as a man.
“She always responds with empathy. She meets anger with empathy. She meets hate with empathy," the actor began.
"She’ll take the time to imagine what happened to a person when they were five or six years old."
The actor then went on to talk about his dad, James Reynolds, who passed away in October 2015 after a 20-year battle with Parkinson's disease.
Ryan, who noted that he didn't have a great relationship with his dad before he died, paid tribute to his father shortly after his death with a touching photo of James holding Ryan as an infant.
Ryan also named the couple's first daughter, James, after his late father.
In his interview with Humans of New York, Ryan spoke about how Blake helped him bridge that gap between him and his father before he died.
“And she’s made me a more empathetic person. I had a very fractured relationship with my father," he said.
"Before he died, she made me remember things I didn’t want to remember. She made me remember the good times.”
Yup, and we're still crying. Read Ryan's touching love letter below.
She always responds with empathy. She meets anger with empathy. She meets hate with empathy. Shell take the time to imagine what happened to a person when they were five or six years old. And shes made me a more empathetic person. I had a very fractured relationship with my father. Before he died, she made me remember things I didnt want to remember. She made me remember the good times.