Ryan Reynolds’ sweet apology to wife Blake Lively, after revealing the gender of their second child

Ah, Ryan Reynolds, you really are human after all. The 40-year-old actor was in hot water with his wife Blake Lively after revealing the sex of their second baby this week, but he got himself out of the dog house in the sweetest way possible.

This, ladies, is #couplegoals.

Holding the crown as one of The Healthy Mummy’s favourite celeb-dads, Ryan appeared on Conan this week where he (seemingly accidentally) revealed that the couple recently welcomed another little girl, a sister for almost-two-year-old James.

“Two under two is tough!” he explained to host Conan O’Brien. “Lot of oestrogen. It feels like an American Girl doll just took a s**t on my life. I’ll pour some cereal in the morning and there’s like a tiny shoe in there. That’s a choking hazard for me!”

Whoops! It seems Ryan was well aware of his slip-up, and decided the best way to defuse the situation with his gorgeous wife was with warm cookies and cold milk.

The doting dad also explained how he’s adjusting to life as a father of two.

“It’s pretty remarkable, you know? I used to say to my wife all the time, ‘I can’t actually imagine ever loving a second child as much as I love the first.’ Then, that baby comes popping out and I acted like I was totally wrong,” he said.

The Deadpool actor and all-round nice guy also indulged in some comedy gold with Conan, in a Notebook-inspired parody. Take a look:

Ryan, we’re pretty sure it won’t be long until you unwittingly reveal your second daughter’s name – best get baking (here are some great sweet recipes to get you started!).


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