People.com Entertainment Movies Ryan Reynolds Reveals He Is a Sentimental Guy as He Walks the Red Carpet with Wife Blake Lively Ryan Reynolds isn't afraid to show his soft side — to his wife, that is By Maggie Parker and Alexia Fernández Published on May 15, 2018 12:51 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Ryan Reynolds isn’t afraid to show his soft side — to his wife, that is. The actor, 41, revealed his sweet side on the red carpet of the New York City premiere of Deadpool 2 on Monday night while posing alongside wife and actress Blake Lively. The father of two tells PEOPLE he is far more sentimental than his superhero character when it comes to expressing his for his better half. “Oh, I’m a little more [sentimental],” Reynolds says. “I can lay it on pretty thick. I’ve always been sentimental — since I was a kid.” Michael Loccisano/Getty Images The couple shares two daughters together: 3-year-old James and 20-month-old Inez. When asked how old his kids would have to be before they were allowed to see the foul-mouthed crusader, Reynolds joked, “They’re 3 and 1 ½ right now. So, the 3-year-old is not gonna be able to see it for a few months.” Want to keep up on the latest from PEOPLE? Sign up for our daily newsletter to get our best stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox. Michael Loccisano/Getty I Reynolds seemed to enjoy his night, taking selfies with Lively, 30, while on the red carpet. RELATED VIDEO: Blake Lively & Ryan Reynolds Step Out For a Cute (And Very Rare!) Red Carpet Date in NYC This is the couple’s most recent appearance together on a red carpet. They previously attended the New York City premiere of A Quiet Place in April to support their friends John Krasinski and Emily Blunt. Ryan Reynolds Says He Went Through a ‘Real Unhinged Phase’ Due to His Anxiety Before that, the two stepped out for the premiere of Final Portrait in March, also in New York City, where the two cozied up for the cameras while wearing matching black and white outfits. Dia Dipasupil/WireImage In March, the Deadpool actor jokingly responded to rumors that his marriage was strained, quoting a headline that he and the actress were “struggling to spend quality time together.” “I wish,” he wrote on Twitter. “I could use a little ‘me time.'” A source later told PEOPLE that the two couldn’t be happier. “They’re 1,000 percent solid and couldn’t be more in love,” the source said.