Hugh Jackman has found a way to turn something as wholesome as a young boy’s birthday party into a dig at Ryan Reynolds.
Jackman and Reynolds had signalled a cease-fire to their long-running frenemy feud. However, it lasted about a month. On Thursday, Jackman posted an Instagram photo celebrating a boy named Sam’s 8th birthday party. The image shows Sam hovering over warring “Deadpool” and “Wolverine” cakes.
Sam wore a “Wolverine” mask and “Deadpool” tee. All things even, Sam seemed to show his ultimate allegiance by crossing his arms into an X and fashioning his fingers into mini-claws.
A few weeks ago, Jackman told “Good Morning America” he would ease off on Reynolds out of respect for the latter’s wife, Blake Lively.
“It is not over. But look, we’re in extraordinary times. [My wife] actually said to me, really, this is a time to rethink all that and maybe it’s time to build a bridge,” Jackman said at the time. “I wasn’t ready for that, but then Blake [Lively] reached out.”
“Blake and Deb have been brokering this thing and we came up with participating in the All-In Challenge,” he added. “We’ve been reaching out to Blake, we talked to her, ’cause can you imagine quarantine, stuck in the house with Ryan? It must be brutal for her.”