Blake ‘I’m Fortunate To Be Working & Be A Mum’
Stylish, beautiful and incredibly talented – we’re just a little bit* in love with Blake Lively… (*a lot)
Something somewhere went wrong with the universe, because Blake Lively is living our life. She’s been married to her ‘best friend’ Ryan Reynolds for the past four years and the couple have a one-year-old daughter James; she’s about to have her second child while looking incredible; and don’t even get us started on her wardrobe. There’s no one more effortlessly glam than Blake. Typically the 28-year-old star refuses to work with a stylist and in fact says when it comes to motherhood, films, fashion and more, she likes to do her own thing, only trusting her true friends. ‘There are few people that I ask – Karl, Christian,’ she tells us. She means Karl Lagerfeld and Christian Louboutin, naturally. We’re suitably impressed.
The only dip she’s had was launching her own lifestyle website Preserve, which closed in September 2015 after just one year of trading. But now she’s bouncing back in new flick The Shallows, a survival story in which she plays Nancy, a medical student stranded after a shark attack. She’s come a long way since her Gossip Girl days…
Hi Blake! You have the most gorgeous family ever – tell us about them… My family is my heart. It’s everything to me – it’s where I feel most protective and alive. Did you have a close family when you were growing up? Yes. I’ve always been really close with my family and they’ve been everything to me. I’ve told my nieces and nephews since the day they were born that I’m their real mother. I think they’re in for a lot of therapy! [Laughs] You’re currently pregnant with your
Blake with husband Ryan Reynolds