Don’t expect to be driving down Ryan Reynolds Road anytime soon.
A radio show’s petition to name a street in the city of Vancouver after the actor was curtly dismissed by the “Deadpool” star himself on Saturday.
“Very kind but hard pass,” Reynolds said on Twitter.
“If traffic sucks everyone will say, ‘Ryan Reynolds is a mess’ or ‘Ryan Reynolds is really backed up,’” he tweeted. “My brothers would enjoy this too much.”
The Change.org petition, launched by 104.9 KiSS RADiO’s “Kevin & Sonia Show with Tara Jean,” said Reynolds “deserves to have a street named after him (or at least a lane). It’s time.”
“Not only has he captured our hearts on the big screen, his humanitarian efforts have made him a beloved local treasure who encapsulates the best of Vancouverites, and fully deserving of this recognition in his hometown,” the petition continued.
After Reynolds dismissed the idea, the petition was updated later on Saturday.
“Deep breath here…Ryan just responded in the most Ryan Reynolds way,” it said. “So…should we keep it going, even if it’s just for the hilarious puns and the reasons he listed?”
Some Twitter users suggested alternative things that could be named after Reynolds, such as a park. Others urged actor Hugh Jackman, with whom Reynolds has fake-feuded for years, to make the road name a reality:
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