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Hugh Jackman Hilariously Explains Why He’s Been Checking In On Blake Lively

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Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images, Lisa Lake/Getty Images for Philly Fights Cancer, Christopher Jue/Getty Images for NetflixHugh Jackman and Ryan Reynolds are at it again. On Tuesday, Aug. 18, the 51-year-old X-Men star continued their long-lasting, friendly feud during his virtual appearance on Good Morning America.  The rivalry came up during a discussion about Jackman's recent Emmy…

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Hugh Jackman and Ryan Reynolds are at it again.

On Tuesday, Aug. 18, the 51-year-old X-Men star continued their long-lasting, friendly feud during his virtual appearance on Good Morning America

The rivalry came up during a discussion about Jackman’s recent Emmy nomination for his role in Bad Education. As fans will recall, Reynolds congratulated Jackman on the nod in July. However, the 43-year-old Deadpool star couldn’t resist poking a little fun at his celebrity pal and quipped Jackman didn’t deserve it. Jackman then fired back with a joking jab of his own and suggested Reynolds was just jealous.

So when Michael Strahan asked if Jackman had since checked in on Reynolds, The Greatest Showman celeb kept up the teasing.

“I check on Blake all the time,” he said, referencing Reynolds’ wife Blake Lively. “I just can’t imagine what this whole isolation has been like. I mean, really, that’s months in the same house with Ryan. So, I check on her all the time. She really really appreciates that. I think it’s been very difficult for her.”

He then joked he and Reynolds have a “big brother, little brother” relationship. “I just keep trying to take the high road all the time,” Jackman continued. “It’s very difficult. It’s draining. I’m trying to teach him, but, you know, he won’t listen.”

Careful @VancityReynolds … you’re looking a bit green. (Thank you @TelevisionAcad for making this moment possible!). #EmmyNominations #BadEducation pic.twitter.com/zDBIMuDt4L

— Hugh Jackman (@RealHughJackman) July 28, 2020

Jackman also spoke about Reynolds’ reaction to his Emmy nomination during a recent episode of Daily Pop, noting he got “lots of texts from everyone” but “nothing from Ryan.”

“But Blake … Hang on, I’m just reading it now,” he teased while pretending to read a text from Lively. ‘He’s devastated. He says he’s not getting out of bed for three days. This is the greatest gift you’ve ever given me.'”

Ryan Reynolds & Hugh Jackman Pause Feud For a Great Cause

While the duo agreed to temporarily end their feud in April, it looks like this fictitious fight is far from over. 

We’re chatting with @RealHughJackman about his Emmy nomination for his performance in #BadEducation, his friendly feud with @VancityReynolds and his first American film Wolverine now streaming on @disneyplus! pic.twitter.com/F5pME3vpYp

— Good Morning America (@GMA) August 18, 2020

Watch the video to see the interview.

Watch Daily Pop weekdays at 12:30 p.m., only on E!

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