Reynolds prepares for future teen angst by curbing baby news
NEW YORK (AP) -- There's a reason you won't find too many details about Ryan Reynolds' and Blake Lively's infant daughter in the media: Reynolds says they're being protective -- of themselves.
"There's zero secret about it," the actor says when he's asked why the couple won't publicly reveal the baby's name.
"That little girl will grow up to be a teenager who will find out that I blurted her name out on national television and probably make me pay for it. She will exact her revenge in searing, psychic pain," Reynolds says with a laugh.
Reynolds, 38, and Lively, 27, have a history of keeping mum about their personal business. They were married in a secret South Carolina ceremony in September 2012. Along with not releasing their baby's name -- she's their first child -- they also have never said exactly when she was born.
Reynolds says that doesn't mean that he believes that he and Lively will get much privacy as a celebrity couple.
"When you put yourself in the public eye you have to accept certain aspects of it," says Reynolds, who along with Helen Mirren and Katie Holmes stars in "Woman of Gold," which premieres in theaters April 3.
He says he's OK with that because "he signed up for this," but adds that he and Lively are working on ways to keep their lives out of the press. "I think to some degree if you don't court it you don't have to deal with it so much."
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