The gloves loosen in the faux feud between Deadpool and Wolverine.
Prior to today's (November 6) monumental midterm elections, Ryan Reynolds issued an "Attack Notice" against Hugh Jackman, accusing him of being a fake foreigner "from Milwaukee and" increasing unemployment "by retiring from his role as Wolverine. The fake ad is a game to Jackman's recent turn in The Frontrunner a biography of former Colorado Senator Gary Hart, who was forced to retire from the presidential election in 1988 in a presidential election.
The role has already begun to produce an Oscar buzz for Jackman – something Reynolds did not particularly enjoy. Reynolds accuses Jackman of using a pseudonym ("it's Hugh Michael Jackman") and faked his "charming" Australian accent. Then he asks, "Is that the kind of amazing actor and nice person you want to give a preaching liberal speech this season? Or maybe there is a real foreigner from an adjacent country who would really love it … very much. "
Reynolds did not get the last word. Jackman responded by taking the "High Road". He posted a video of his French bulldog Dali, who did his business on a photo of the Canadian star.
The two actors – both marquee names in their own Marvel franchises – are no strangers trolling each other. They have ribbed playfully for years. Reynolds toasted Jackman as he interviewed him for this 2016 film Eddie the Eagle and Jackman encouraged the fans to pee on Reynold's new star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2017, Reynolds responded to a photo of Jackman posing with fans at the Beijing premiere of Logan with, "Quite sure, these are protesters." And in May this year Jackman spoke of Reynolds obsession with him on Good Morning America said, "Play a little hard to get. It's too much, it's not sexy. "
Reynolds wife Blake Lively even joined in the fun and responded to a couple's photo:" Is the extra distance between you and yours to convince me you do NOT love him? more than me?? Nice try. "