Lively said that watching her parents teach acting classes helped her learn the "drills" of acting and gain confidence as she got older.During the summer between her junior and senior years of high school, her brother Eric asked his agent to send her on a few auditions over a period of a few months.While Accepted was not well received by critics, Lively's performance was, earning her a 'Breakthrough Award' from Hollywood Life.
“We were buddies for a long time, which I think is the best way to have a relationship, to start as friends,” Reynolds said.They hadn't even officially confirmed they were dating when they tied the knot in September 2012 in South Carolina.On December 16, 2014, Reynolds and Lively welcomed their first child — a daughter named James — into the world.I remember it was funny because for about a year after had come and gone and all that stuff we were both single," he said. She was on a date with another guy and I was on a date with another girl."That was the most awkward date for their respective probably because we were just like fireworks coming across," Reynolds revealed, laughing."It was weird at first but we were buddies for a long time.It looks like life is imitating art for Blake Lively and Penn Badgley.