Ryan Reynolds Says Losing Friend Of 25 Years After He Tried To Sell Photos Of Baby James Was ‘Like A Death’

Ryan Reynolds was forced to cut ties with the friend after he was discovered trying to sell photos to the tabloids

Ryan Reynolds has opened up about the heartache he faced when he discovered one of his best friends was trying to sell pictures of his daughter James.

The 38-year-old and his wife Blake Lively welcomed their little bundle of joy into the world last year but revealed how was devastated he was when he found out about his friend’s betrayal.

According to Reynolds, he found out that a friend of 25 years had been trying to sell pictures from the delivery room to the tabloids:

‘There isn’t really a conversation to have. It’s just, “Oh, well, now I’m never going to see you or talk to you again, unfortunately.” That’s kind of how it worked out,’ he told US GQ.

‘It was a slightly dark period. A bad couple of weeks. It was like a death.’

Ryan and Blake have been fiercely protective of their eight-month-old daughter’s privacy, posting very few pictures of the little tot on social media and keeping her out of the limelight.

The ‘Deadpool’ star revealed that unlike most A-list stars and their enormous entourages, little James does not have a nanny meaning Ryan and Blake are doing all those midnight feeds and nappy changes themselves:

‘I have no problem waking up five times in the middle of the night and changing diapers, and as exhausted as you get, I have this stupid grin on my face all the time. And that’s not because I have a nanny or something like that. It’s just us right now, and I love it.’

The family of three currently live in a stunning $2.35 million country home in upstate New York that looks like something out of a story book. No doubt the home, spread across two acres of lush greenery, is decorated to perfection thanks to Blake’s keen eye for, well, everything.

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