Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds: Soon-to-Be Parents

Blake Lively and Ryan ReynoldsAnnounced on her website, Preserve, 27-year-old Blake Lively just told fans that she and her husband Ryan Reynolds are expecting their first baby.

Blake Lively is best known for her role on the popular television show, Gossip Girl although she has other successful endeavors to include modeling. Blake has also appeared in a number of highly-rated movies to include The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, The Town, Green Lantern, and Savages.

Her husband, 37-year-old Ryan Reynolds, is also well-known for his many roles in both Canadian and American television and film. For three years, he starred in Two Guys and a Girl but soon moved into lead roles for movies like Hannibal King, Blade: Trinity, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, The Proposal, The Amityville Horror, Buried, and Safe House, among others.

After being engaged to Alanis Morissette, Ryan started dating, became engaged to, and finally married actress Scarlett Johansson. However, the couple separated in December 2010 and divorced in 2011. Shortly after meeting his Green Lantern costar, Blake Lively, the couple began dating and in 2012, they purchased a home in New York together. On September 9, 2012, Blake and Ryan married in South Carolina and have been an extremely happy couple ever since.

Although both Blake and Ryan will continue to focus on their acting careers, becoming first-time parents is now the primary focus. The announcement was not much of a surprise to Blake’s fans after stating in a recent Marie Claire interview that she needed to get started on building a family with her husband. Blake went on to say in the interview that if she could “spit out” a litter of kids, she would.

One month prior in an interview with Vogue magazine, Blake said that Ryan was going to be an amazing father, as well as leader and patriarch. She admitted that he had lived a full life prior to the couple meeting and that now, they wanted to share life with children.

In the wake of the announcement, both Blake and Ryan’s Twitter accounts have been bombarded with congratulatory remarks from around the globe.

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