46. The Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Episode

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We talk about the friendship of our dreams: Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds, and Taylor Swift. Did you know people actually thought Blake SHADED Taylor before they were friends? It didn’t take long to set the record straight with Blake and Taylor’s day off in Australia during the 1989 world tour, birthday pies, romantic getaways with Ryan and Joe Alwyn, and of course, Taylor’s infamous 4th of July parties. Following Blake’s introduction of Ryan to Taylor, Ryan has appeared in Taylor’s “You Need to Calm Down” music video, lended Taylor his Deadpool costume for Halloween, and even worn a shirt with Olivia and Meredith’s face on it in his movie. We discuss everything about Taylor, Blake, and Ryan’s early friendship all the way to the folklore album trilogy that announced Blake and Ryan’s third child’s name.

We introduce a new segment, Nightmare and Daydreams, at the end of the episode–which is sort of like our red light/green light or highs/lows, but with a fun Taylor twist!

We also announce that if you write us a review and DM it to us @gfaweekend on Twitter or Instagram, we will hit you with that follow back! If you have already written us a review, you can screenshot the old one instead of re-writing it. Thank you so much to everyone who has taken the time to write us one–they help us more than you know!

You can find all of the sources used for this episode at http://www.gfaweekend.com.

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Blake Lively talking about Taylor Swift’s reputation album to Vanity Fair

TheFamousPeople’s Blake Lively Biography: https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/blake-lively-881.php

Cosmopolitan’s Everyone’s Talking About Blake Lively: https://www.cosmopolitan.com/entertainment/celebs/news/a2629/blake-lively/

Entertainment Weekly’s Blake Lively Remembers Meeting Ryan Reynolds: https://ew.com/article/2016/06/23/blake-lively-ryan-reynolds/

Parade’s How Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Went from Friends to #CoupleGoals: https://parade.com/1222183/alexandra-hurtado/blake-lively-ryan-reynolds-relationship/

A Complete Timeline of Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds’ Nearly 10-Year Relationship: https://www.elle.com/culture/celebrities/a36972080/ryan-reynolds-blake-lively-relationship-timeline/

Britannica’s Ryan Reynolds’ Biography: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Ryan-Reynolds

Us Magazine’s Blake Lively Most Definitely Did Not Shade Taylor Swift: Read Her Explanation: https://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/blake-lively-did-not-shade-taylor-swift-explanation-2015149/

Us Magazine’s Inside Taylor Swift’s Friendship with Blake Lively & Ryan Reynolds: https://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/pictures/taylor-swifts-friendship-with-blake-lively-ryan-reynolds-pics/2015-2-49/

3 Reasons Taylor Swift and Blake Lively Were Born to Be BFFs: https://people.com/celebrity/taylor-swift-and-blake-lively-3-reasons-why-theyre-friends/

E! News’ Inside Taylor Swift’s Friendship with Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds: https://www.eonline.com/news/955985/inside-taylor-swift-s-friendships-with-blake-lively-and-ryan-reynolds

MSN’s Inside Taylor Swift’s Friendship with Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds: https://www.msn.com/en-us/music/news/inside-taylor-swifts-friendships-with-blake-lively-and-ryan-reynolds/ss-BB179Q7v

Vanity Fair Interview with Blake Lively: https://twitter.com/TSwiftNZ/status/1223727494257209344
The Stonewall Inn: https://thestonewallinnnyc.com/#entertainment-1-2