Blake Lively, Ryan Reynolds Pay Tribute to Her Dad Ernie After Death

Together in grief. Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds publicly acknowledged her father Ernie Lively’s dying for the primary time for the reason that information broke on Wednesday, June 9.

The Gossip Girl alum, 33, shared a throwback picture of herself and the late actor through her Instagram Story on Thursday, June 10. In the pic, she rested her head on his shoulder, whereas he positioned his head on high of hers. She captioned the shot with a brown coronary heart emoji.

Blake Lively and Ernie Lively.
Courtesy Blake Lively/Instagram

Meanwhile, Reynolds, 44, reposted his spouse’s tribute through his personal Instagram Story on Thursday.

The household confirmed on Wednesday that Ernie died on June 3 of cardiac issues in Los Angeles. His spouse, Elaine Lively, and their 5 youngsters — Lori, 54, Jason, 53, Robyn, 49, Eric, 39, and Blake — have been with him on the time. He was 74.

Ernie and Elaine married in 1979 and later welcomed Eric and Blake. He adopted Robyn, Lori and Jason, her three youngsters from a earlier marriage.

The Passenger 57 actor notably starred alongside his youngest daughter in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants in 2005 and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 in 2008. He performed the daddy of her character, Bridget. The cast additionally featured her real-life associates America Ferrera, Alexis Bledel and Amber Tamblyn.

Blake Lively Ryan Reynolds Pay Tribute to Her Dad Ernie Lively After His Death

Ernie Lively, Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively.
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The Joan of Arcadia alum, 38, was amongst those that despatched condolences to the household. “Rest In Peace, our dear wonderful Sisterhood set papa: Ernie Lively,” Tamblyn wrote through her Instagram Story on Thursday. “What a funny, kind, generous soul. You will be missed but never forgotten. We love you. @blakelively I love you my sister.”

The Turner & Hooch star beforehand suffered a coronary heart assault in 2003 and underwent stem-cell remedy remedy in 2013 to strive to restore his coronary heart from a severed aorta and coronary artery points.

Ernie instructed The Salt Lake Tribune after the operation that he hoped to spend extra time together with his grandchildren. Blake and Reynolds had but to begin their household on the time however have been already within the planning phases.

“She says she wants 30 kids,” the Dukes of Hazzard alum famous. “I said, ‘Why don’t you start with one?’”

Blake and Reynolds, who tied the knot in September 2012, subsequently welcomed daughters James in December 2014, Inez in September 2016 and Betty in the summertime of 2019.

The Deadpool star revealed in December 2020 that his children wouldn’t get to spend the vacations with their grandfather due to the coronavirus pandemic. “My kids won’t see their grandparents this year for Christmas. Or friends or aunts and uncles. It sucks,” he wrote through his Instagram Story on the time. “My hat’s off to so many others doing the same.”

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