Happy Birthday! Ryan Reynolds has finally revealed his baby girl James Reynolds’ birthdate — one year later! Blake Lively’s daughter was born a year ago today, December 16. As fans are well aware, little James’ big day had been unknown until now. Us Weekly confirmed that Lively gave birth sometime around the holidays last year.
"Happy birthday to my baby girl!" the Green Lantern actor, 39, tweeted on Wednesday. "Sad I lost my virginity. But thankful I have a daughter."
The uberprivate parents have yet to debut any photos of their little one’s face on social media, besides her teeny feet and hands. “Thumb wrestling isn't always fair. Curiously, my hand is the small one,” the dad joked on the first Instagram photo of James, in which she’s holding onto his thumb.
According to Reynolds, James resembles him. “Baby looks like me,” Reynolds told Extra this past July. “I’m not saying that like any kind of gloating,” he added, before joking: “I’ve heard, like, there is a sort of genetic predisposition, like an evolutionary tactic to make sure the father stays.”
James’ little feet were revealed in another Instagram photo, this time posted by mom Lively, 28, back in June. The cute snap, however, caused quite the controversy after it was revealed that Reynolds was holding James improperly in the baby carrier.
“The baby is not properly secured in the vessel that I’m wearing there,” Reynolds later acknowledged during an interview with the Today show. “I’m a first-time dad, and that is not the first mistake I’ve made, and I can guarantee it won’t be the last.”
Reynolds and Lively said “I do” in September 2012.