Reynolds, 43, and Lively, 32, exchanged vows in at Boone Hall Plantation in South Carolina, but they later regretted not giving the site's "devastating" history more thought, Reynolds told Fast Company in a new interview. The plantation features nine slave cabins. What we saw at the time was a wedding venue on Pinterest. What we saw after was a place built upon devastating tragedy," he added. The Canadian-born actor said the "shame" he and Lively later felt about the setting motivated them to educate themselves about racism. In a joint statement on Instagram, the pair said they were "ashamed" that they'd been uninformed in the past about the evils of systemic racism in the U.
Ryan Reynolds Thanks Blake Lively for Being 'the Heart and Soul' of Their Lives
Ryan Rodney Reynolds born October 23, is a Canadian actor, film producer, and entrepreneur. He began his career starring in the Canadian teen soap opera Hillside — , and had minor roles before landing the lead role on the sitcom Two Guys and a Girl between and Reynolds then starred in a range of films, including comedies such as National Lampoon's Van Wilder , Waiting Reynolds's biggest commercial success came with the superhero films Deadpool and Deadpool 2 , in which he played the title character.
Ryan Reynolds says he and Blake Lively are 'unreservedly sorry' for plantation wedding
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