The bond of the family! Pregnant Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds have struck a work-life balance ahead of the birth of their fourth child, a source reveals exclusively in the latest issue of Us weekly.
“They’re truly more united and supportive of each other than ever,” the insider says, noting that the Dead Pool star, 45, “can manage his time and schedule better than ever.”
Us confirmed on September 15 that the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Actress, 35, is expecting another baby. That same day, Lively showcased her growing belly while attending the 10th Annual Forbes Power Women’s Summit.
“When they first got together, they always planned to have a lot of kids,” the source says Usadding that the pair “felt they were making up for lost time [from] the years they both had to put off raising a family.”
The duo, who tied the knot in 2012, already have three daughters together: James, 7, Inez, 5, and Betty, 2.
With the expansion of their brood, the gossip girl alum and the Friends only Actors are “carrying on the promise they made to each other when they got together,” the insider says, noting that the couple may not stop “at four” kids.
As the two prepare for another baby, they keep their commitment to being present parents.
“The key to this pregnancy was their loose family rule that neither of them would ever work at the same time while their kids were young,” explains the source, confirming that Reynolds’ “hiatus from acting was no joke.”
Over the years, the Betty Buzz founder and the Canadian actor have managed to pursue their own projects while spending time at home with their girls — and they hope it stays that way in the future.
“They do a lot of hiking, exercising and cooking together to relax, but the key for them is knowing when to plug in,” the insider adds. “Because they’re both, beneath everything, creatures of the industry.”
For his part, the co-owner of Wrexham Association Football Club is making getting his own a “priority”. Dead Pool Franchise “back on track” following arrival of baby #4, according to the source Us.
That Age of Adaline The actress, meanwhile, supports her husband’s plan to film the next superhero movie while they juggle more kids.
“Blake has been a huge supporter of these films since Ryan directed the first almost seven years ago,” the insider explains. “She’s a believer and has a voice in these films because they’re an important part of the family business for her and Ryan.”
For now, Reynolds is hoping to direct the new one Dead Pool Film “next year,” the source reveals, noting that the filming location is currently up in the air.
“Dead Pool is a family project for her and the family will all go where Ryan is filming this in 2023,” the insider says, adding that Vancouver is the “preferred location because that’s where Ryan has roots and his extended family.”
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