Will Vancouverites ever walk down Ryan Reynolds Avenue?
That’s the goal of a new petition launched by a Vancouver radio station, urging Mayor Kennedy Stewart to name a street after the Vancouver-born “Deadpool” star.
Petition, launched by Vancouver’s “The Kevin and Sonia Show with Tara Jean” on 104.9 KiSS radio states that “Vancouver’s favorite son… deserves to have a street named after him (or at least an alley) . It’s time. ”
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In addition to her celebrity status, the petition also highlights recent humanitarian efforts by Reynolds and his wife Blake Lively, which include a $ 500,000 donation to Covenant House in Toronto and Vancouver, their $ 200,000 donation to the Leadership Fund. indigenous women and her recent gift of parkas. and winter boots to 300 schoolchildren in Nunavut.
“Ryan Reynolds has proudly helped raise his hometown’s positive profile to a global audience (I mean, his online username is @VancityReynolds!) And we believe that for everything he’s done for the community, he fully deserves a street that bears his name, ”adds the petition, accompanied by a postscript.
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“PS: We recognize that the city of Vancouver * in general * only names streets after people who have passed by, but there have been exceptions,” the petition concludes. ” MORE technically Ryan Reynolds is dead (swimming pool). We think we have a strong case here. ”
There is a running petition that suggests exactly that.
– David Zura (@DavidZuraCityTV) November 26, 2020
“I’m thrilled because I think change is about to happen on the streets of Vancouver because we are launching a petition to rename one of Vancouver’s streets in honor of one of his favorite sons. . We’re talking about Ryan Reynolds, ”Kevin Lim said of the on-air show. News 1130.
“He has proven that he deserves our love and what he has done for the community is amazing,” he added.
Reynolds shared a hilarious response to the petition, insisting he will make a “hard pass” when seeing his name on a street sign.
“If the traffic sucks, everyone will say, ‘Ryan Reynolds is a mess’ or ‘Ryan Reynolds is really supported’. My brothers would love that too much, ”he wrote on Twitter.
Very nice but difficult pass. If the traffic sucks, everyone will say, “Ryan Reynolds is a mess” or “Ryan Reynolds is really saved”.
My brothers would love that too much.
– Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) November 28, 2020