An eagle-eyed fan watching Sesame Street reruns with her child recently spotted actor Ryan Reynolds singing while wearing the letter A way back in 2010. That’s pretty much all the setup you need to appreciate and understand the deadpan crack (no pun intended) Reynolds made when responding to the excited fan on Twitter about what a struggle it was to fit into the “A-hole.” Check out his tweet below and the originating clip as well.
I remember how challenging it was to sing because the A-hole was so tight. But I pushed through because kids all over the country were counting on me. https://t.co/EiXEUjomxE
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) January 25, 2021
Twitter user Marie Julianna summed things up best in , “The speed at which [Reynolds can] veer back and forth between filthy and wholesome is delightful.” Given the actor’s propensity for internet gags, goofs, and pranks, this joke was a nice on-the-fly bonus. It also continues a lengthy streak of antics that include an ongoing (which Jackman won in December).