Ryan Reynolds paid $10,000 of his own money for the right to wear a shirt with The Golden Girl’s Bea Arthur on it in Deadpool. The estate agreed for a donation in that amount to a charity of their choosing. Ryan paid it himself because he felt you couldn’t have Deadpool without Bea Arthur.

Ryan Reynolds Personally Paid for the Pleasure of Having Bea Arthur’s Likeness in Deadpool

You may think you have loved in this life, but have you ever truly loved the way Ryan Reynolds loves Deadpool? The man behind the edgiest superhero this side of your 13-year-old kid brother loves Deadpool soooo much that he invested $10,000 of his own couch change to make the movie as ding-dong-Deadpool-est as it could be. According to commentary on the film’s DVD, Reynolds traded 10,000 Washingtons for the privilege of having one Bea Arthur likeness in the movie (in the form of a print on one of Deadpool’s tank tops), since Deadpool’s Bea ardor is a comics staple. Reynolds reportedly made his request in person, and donated the money to an undisclosed charity, thereby securing the permission of Arthur’s estate. Despite having all of the ele… Continue Reading (1 minute read)

5 thoughts on “Ryan Reynolds paid $10,000 of his own money for the right to wear a shirt with The Golden Girl’s Bea Arthur on it in Deadpool. The estate agreed for a donation in that amount to a charity of their choosing. Ryan paid it himself because he felt you couldn’t have Deadpool without Bea Arthur.”

  1. hotdoglel

    Im starting to think ryan reynolds is a deadpool fangirl

  2. prickwhowaspromised

    I’m convinced that Ryan Reynolds is either a genuinely good dude, or he has fantastic PR people

  3. Fresno_Bob_

    The most interesting thing about this is that I had totally forgotten that both he and Nathan Fillion were in Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place.

  4. ArcadianBlueRogue

    The man was born to play that character, and he fully embraces it lmao.

  5. DeadpoolIsMyPatronus

    I had a daughter a month ago and this is why her middle name is Bea. Don’t tell my spouse.

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