Listen to the clip here: During the interview, Reynolds also talked about his daughter, James. This, ladies, is what you should be aiming for this Valentine's Day. Ryan Reynolds recently sat down for an interview with Entertainment Weekly's Sirius XM show and shared a few personal stories we hadn't heard before — including one very special one about how he first fell in love with his wife, Blake Lively. I remember it was funny because for about a year after 'Green Lantern' had come and gone and all that stuff, we were both single," he explained. That was the most awkward date [from their perspective] probably because we were just like fireworks coming across." RELATED: Ryan Reynolds reveals sweet reason he and Blake Lively named daughter James "The best way to have a relationship is to start as friends," Reynolds said, and looking at his charming relationship (and adorable baby James! The "Deadpool" star stopped by "Late Night with Seth Meyers" recently to share stories about his wife's labor and dish out some advice for new fathers.At first, the two actors were just “buddies,” Reynolds says.But then he explains the moment when he knew they were going to be more than that: on a double date. “That was like the most awkward date for the respective parties because we were just like fireworks coming across [the table],” Reynolds said. She has me so far wrapped around her finger it’s dumb,” he said.I think it's the best way to have a relationship is to start as friends.' Oops!The star said, 'We went on a double date - she was on a date with another guy and I was on a date with another girl.'We went on a double date - she was on a date with another guy and I was on a date with another girl.That was the most awkward date for their perspective probably because we were just like fireworks coming across.'But the great thing about that is that now he is married to his best friend: 'It was weird at first but we were buddies for a long time.
But for Reynolds, it holds a great deal of sentimental value, because it’s where he met his wife, Blake Lively.
As in, "She was on a date with another guy and I was on a date with another girl." Luckily for Ryan and Blake, the double date produced "fireworks" and of course, one of the best couples Hollywood has ever seen.
"[My] strong suit, I would say, is I always do the dirty work," he said.
Radio's town hall on Sirius XM this week, Ryan says one of their first dates actually involved other people.
She was on a date with another guy, and I was on a date with another girl.Turns out he played "Let's Get It On" while little James was being born. RELATED: Ryan Reynolds reveals fatherhood 'strong suit': 'I always do the dirty work' Reynolds also appeared on TODAY Wednesday to talk about his new role as a dad and his willingness to take on the tough baby chores.