The Fourth of July Instagrams haven't stopped yet—on Monday, Taylor Swift's childhood friend Britany LaManna posted a picture of three couples who love America. One couple is Brit and her husband Ben LaManna, another is Hiddleswift, the relationship publicity beast into which Tom Hiddleston and Taylor Swift have recently morphed, and the last is Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds.
A photo posted by Britany LaManna (@britmaack) on
One thing stands out more than anything else in this picture, and it's not the sheer volume of wicker and white canvas shoes. It's Ryan Reynolds face. Poor, sweet Ryan, who has spent a day with the cuddle monster directly to his right. Computer: enhance.
This is a face not all that different from Chris Christie's when he was trapped on screen, standing behind Trump, who he'd just endorsed, and whose quiet desperation was somehow louder than all the words coming out of Donald Trump's mouth during his speech.