Blake Lively – a sunny fury on screen and beyond

Blake Lively – a sunny fury on screen and beyond

It’s hard to talk about Blake Lively these days without mentioning Ryan Reynolds. They have become one of Hollywood’s most beloved couples, and will likely be for a long time to come. As much as we admire them, we decided to change the focus of the camera and point it solely at Blake. After all, she had a birthday very recently.

Blake Lively is an American actress born on August 25, 1987. Growing up in a family of actors, it probably goes without saying that she will follow in their footsteps. However, he surprises his entire family by deciding to go his own way and preparing to study at Stanford University. The one who manages to dissuade her is her brother – Eric. He sees the talent that flows in the veins of the Lively family and encourages her to go to castings. At first she did it to please him until she got a role in the film “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” (2005), which became her first break in the film industry. In 2006, he starred in the film “Accepted”, which did not receive good reviews from critics, and in 2007 – in “Elvis and Annabelle”. The actress shares her difficulties with transforming into Annabelle. Her heroine is a girl with bulimia who wants to win a beauty contest and Blake is forced to lose weight drastically.

The same year, he became part of the most successful project in his career to date – the series “Gossip Girl”. A curious fact is that she was on the verge of being rejected for the lead role. After the audition tape, the producers didn’t think she was right for her, but after another tape, she got it anyway. Won three Teen Choice Awards: two in 2008 and one in 2011.

Her next “phenomenal” performances were in “The Private Lives of Pippa Lee” (2009) and “The Town” (2010). The films in which she participated until 2016 were not so successful, despite her good acting. Until that same year, she landed the lead role in The Slums, which was a huge success and won her a People’s Choice Award. The thriller A Simple Favor also managed to win over critics and audiences, and Lively was applauded for her performance.

Recently, the actress decided to go to the other side of the camera. He made his debut in this way in 2021 by directing the music video for Taylor Swift’s song “I Bet You Think About Me”. In April of this year, it was announced that he would be set to direct the film adaptation of Brian Leigh O’Malley’s novel Seconds.

Blake Lively chooses very well what and how much to show of her personal life. In the period 2007-2010, she was in a relationship with her colleague from “Gossip Girl” Penn Badgley and even fell into a summer romance with Leonardo DiCaprio, during which the two traveled the world. At that time, she had no idea that true love was just around the corner. Or more precisely – in a green suit.

The blonde beauty co-starred with actor Ryan Reynolds in The Green Lantern in 2011 and went public with their relationship that same year. Most fans of the couple say that at least one good thing came out of this movie and that is their pure, unadulterated love. Reynolds himself tells in an interview about the moment when he realized that Blake was the woman for him:

“We went on a double date. She was with another man and I was with another woman, and it was the most awkward date for both of our partners. There were fireworks flying across the table between us (Blake and I).”

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They got married in 2012 in South Carolina, but the paparazzi never managed to capture almost anything from their modest wedding. Two years later, their first daughter James was born, and after her they had two more adorable girls – Ines (September 2016) and Betty (October 2019). Despite the three births, the Hollywood beauty managed to quickly get back in shape with a lot of training in the gym, as much as she doesn’t like it. Reynolds and Lively often share photos together on social media with fun banter with each other, making them seem more like the normal couples we see on the street. And despite these public displays of love, their life together remains hidden enough not to be seen. These are some of the reasons why they have become one of the most loved couples in Hollywood.

“That’s something I really love about our relationship. First of all, he’s my friend and I think that’s the secret to happinessBlake shares.

The actress has other interests besides cinema. When she is at home she likes to watch movies with her daughters, bake sweet treats and make cocktails for friends that she doesn’t drink afterwards. He likes to deal with interiors and often serves friends for no money. Well, because she likes it. And her fashion sense? It never disappoints and always becomes an occasion for great stories at social events. A case in point is her dress at this year’s Met Gala, when she appeared in her changing dress as an embodiment of the Statue of Liberty in New York.

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She has been active in many ways since high school. Then she was captain of the cheerleading team and part of her school’s student council. Shows steadfastness and courage during the filming of “The Slums”. In real life, she is not afraid of sharks because she knows that the chance of them attacking her without being provoked is very small.

As a true mother, wife and professional, she manages to balance work, pleasures and family time. He gives his all in front of the lens, but also behind it. He does not deprive his family of attention and love. He even manages to pamper them with something.

Blake Lively is the epitome of sun fury. She has so much energy, talent and love that one cannot help but admire her. She’s not just Ryan Reynolds’ wife. This label fails to show even a small part of her multi-colored personality.

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