Ryan Reynolds “Exhausted” From Fatherhood: “I’ve Tried Breastfeeding!”
Ryan Reynolds made his first appearance since welcoming a daughter with Blake Lively at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday. As Gossip Cop reported, Lively quietly gave birth in December, earlier than expected, but both mom and baby are doing well. While the couple has yet to reveal the name of their little one, Reynolds opened up about fatherhood for the first time at Sundance.
“It’s amazing that you can be that exhausted and that happy at the same time,” he told People, calling life with Lively as first-time parents “great.” Reynolds and Lively have been out of sight since the birth, and the actor revealed he’s been getting down and dirty (with diapers, we imagine).
“I gotta jump in and do all those sorts of things,” he said. Reynolds went on to joke, “I mean, I’ve even tried breastfeeding. It’s frustrating for the baby and frankly disturbing for me… not well is the answer [to how it went].” Reynolds temporarily left baby duty to support his new movie, Mississippi Grind. The film was screened to positive reviews for his performance, and a celebratory party was held afterward.
Back in November, Reynolds told People he was prepared for whatever parenting might entail. “I don’t have a weak stomach. I’m good with diapers and diarrhea and all that kind of stuff because I have lots of nieces and nephews, so I’ve done it all before,” he said. Breastfeeding, however, remains a challenge.