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Rob McElhenney Once Snubbed His Own Wife and Hugged Ryan Reynolds After Crucial Wrexham Goal – “Who Wouldn’t Want to Jump…”

Published 12/22/2022, 11:12 AM EST

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Wrexham owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are close friends and it is quite clear how much they respect each other. Fans all over the world would love to be the friends with Deadpool and Rob McElhenney is not only his friend but his partner. However, his life partner has a bone to pick with the Canadian actor.

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We have seen the New Girl actress many times enjoying matches of Wrexham with his husband and Ryan Reynolds. But today we will be talking about a story that Rob probably won’t like. It’s about how he chooses Ryan Reynolds over his wife. It may be the heat of the moment, but he had to face the question on live TV.


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Rob’s wife Kaitlin Olson appeared in a Jimmy Kimmel Live episode, which was coincidentally hosted by Rob McElhenney himself. She inevitably brought the clip up and Rob had to talk his way out of the situation.

Why did McElhenney choose Ryan Reynolds over his wife?

The incident is from a Wrexham match where Ryan Reynolds, Rob McElhenney, and Kaitlin Olson were present. When Wrexham made a goal, all three burst into celebration and before Kaitlin could turn and hug her husband, Rob had already started his trajectory to land in Reynolds’ arms. Poor Kaitlin had to stand there and clap while Rob end up in the Potential Ottawa Senators owner’s arms.

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Bringing up the clip in the show, she pointed out, “Here I’m… I turned around to congratulate my husband and you just go ahead and jumped right into the arms of Ryan Reynolds… Just aggressively… you saw me and you turned and you jumped right into his arms.


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While she has all the right to be angry and demand answers from the producer of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. She should be happy. Many people would pay thousands just to be held by Ryan Reynolds. His response was also something along those lines.

Rob McElhenney’s response to the burning allegations

When he was put on the chopping block by his wife. That too, in front of a live audience and millions watching on TV and YouTube, he had to think quickly. He did and gave the perfect direct answer. He said, “In fairness, who wouldn’t wanna jump into the arms of Ryan Reynolds?


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The Philadelphian actor also calls out to the audience if there was anybody who wouldn’t jump into the arms of Reynolds. Unsurprisingly, nobody raised their hands. Everybody loves Ryan Reynolds and Kaitlin Olson had to accept that in the end.

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Written by:

Rishabh Chaudhary


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Rishabh is a soccer writer at EssentiallySports, coming with a year of experience in digital marketing and 19 years of being a sports fan. Like most people in India, he started by watching cricket and then all sports. He writes poetry and songs in his free time and plays FPS games like Valorant and CSGO.
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