Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman Made Ads for Each Other, but Weren’t Quite on the Same Page

Faux feud sparked spots for Aviation Gin, Laughing Man Coffee

An uneasy peace quickly came crashing down. Aviation Gin

Some people just can’t leave their petty arguments at the office. Take, for example, Hugh Jackman and Ryan Reynolds. All Hugh Jackman did was decapitate Reynold’s Deadpool character and send his sewn-mouth, laser-eyed head spiraling into a nuclear cooling tower in 2009—which admittedly made it a bit awkward for Reynolds to secure Deadpool his own franchise.

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