Ryan Reynolds and his wife Blake Lively have been very private about their daughter, James – only posting close-up images of her little hand and even holding off on announcing her name (remember when we all thought her name was Violet?!). So, it was particularly devastating for the family to discover a once close friend had been trying to sell images of the tot.

Ryan opened up to GQ magazine about the betrayal, ‘A guy that I’d known for my whole life, one of my closest friends growing up, he had been shopping pictures of my baby around,” he said. “I kind of got in front of it, which is good. But it was a slightly dark period. A bad couple of weeks.”

Ryan and Blake have since, understandably, cut out the friend from their life and will be keeping a close eye on who is allowed in their daughter’s life.

“[Finding out] was like a death,” he said. “It was like one of those devastating things to find out.”

Source: The Fix

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