Blake Lively confirms she’s having 4th child, slams paparazzi

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are increasing their household with a fourth child on the way in which.

On Sunday, the “Simple Favor” star lastly addressed reviews that she and Reynolds predict one other baby. Hypothesis first arose when she seemingly revealed her child bump whereas carrying a shiny semi-sheer gown on the Forbes Energy Ladies’s Summit on Thursday. Lively confirmed the information in an Instagram put up on Sunday that additionally threw shade on the paparazzi.

“Here are photos of me pregnant in real life so the 11 guys waiting outside my home for a [unicorn emoji] sighting will leave me alone,” she captioned her photograph assortment. “You freak me and my kids out.”

Lively’s Instagram put up was composed of candid photographs of her child bump and pics with Reynolds, her sister Robyn Lively and buddies Taylor Swift and Samantha Stone. Whereas Lively stated she wasn’t too eager on the paparazzi ready to sneak a pic, she thanked her supporters and media retailers who “have a ‘no kids policy.’”

“You make all the difference,” she added.

Reynolds, 45, and Lively, 35, co-starred in “Green Lantern” in 2011. They wed shortly after at Boone Corridor, a former plantation in South Carolina in 2012.

In 2014 they welcomed their first daughter, James, then their second, Inez, in 2016. In 2019, Reynolds revealed they had been anticipating their third baby, Betty, with a tweet about Canada’s local weather coverage.

Whereas affirmation concerning the couple’s fourth baby is comparatively new, Lively’s plans for rising her crew aren’t.

“I’ve always wanted a big family,” Lively informed Attract journal in 2012. “Oh, I’d love 30 [children] if I could.”

Most lately, Lively directed Swift within the music video for Swift and Chris Stapleton‘s song “I Bet You Think About Me” in November 2021. The music video starred real-life spouses Keleigh Sperry and Miles Teller.

Earlier this week, Reynolds made headlines when he broadcast his own possibly life-saving colonoscopy. The “Free Guy” actor decided to share the invasive procedure after losing a bet with his “Welcome to Wrexham” co-star Rob McElhenney.

Upon undergoing the colonoscopy, Reynolds’ physician stated he discovered “an extremely subtle polyp” on the best facet of the actor’s colon and eliminated it.

“I would never normally have any medical procedure put on camera and then shared,” Reynolds stated. “It’s not every day that you can raise awareness about something that will most definitely save lives. That’s enough motivation for me to let you in on a camera being shoved up my a—.”