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Ryan Reynolds Reacts to Helen Mirren's Praise After Making Time's '100 Most Influential' List

Ryan Reynolds Reacts to Helen Mirren's Praise After Making Time's '100 Most Influential' List

Ryan Reynolds has landed a spot on Time’s “100 Most Influential People” list!

Now, the 40-year-old actor – whose hit film Deadpool just got a release date – is responding to Helen Mirren‘s heartfelt tribute to him, which was included in the publication.

“Can the name be real?” Helen wrote. “It is such a perfect movie-star name, like something that could be on a 40s marquee. How fitting, then, that Ryan Reynolds has the same loose-limbed charm as Carey Grant and Jimmy Stewart.”

“[He’s] kind, committed, generous, especially to women,” she went on. “He likes [women] in the most simple, direct, unadorned way: for their humanity (how very appropriate that he is the father of two girls).” (Read her full tribute here.)

Pictured: Ryan out and about on Saturday (April 22) in New York City.

Click inside to read Ryan’s response…

“What in the..?” Ryan responded on Twitter. “Thanks #Time100 — and Helen Mirren for the kindest words. My real name is Summershank Melon-Wad.”

“Thank you #Time100 For including me in this ridiculous list of brilliant and sometimes terrifying people,” he added on Instagram. “And the gorgeous @helenmirren … I thank you from the heart of my bottom for the kindest words ever. They will be sung by a children’s choir at my extravagant funeral.”

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  • Utope

    “My real name is Summershank Melon-Wad.” ROFL!

  • COMMON SENSE

    I like Helen truly appreciate Ryan’s charisma and talent and have greatly done so since his sitcom days on ‘…Pizza…’

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