Ryan Reynolds Hilariously Congratulates Wonder Woman For Beating Deadpool At Box Office

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The Merc with the Mouth is usually on hand in most sticky situations with a witty rejoinder and a couple of fatally positioned samurai swords.

But Deadpool has taken a break from turning his opponents into kebabs and accepted defeat to a worthy adversary who could no doubt kick Francis’ butt: None other than DC’s Wonder Woman.

Exhibitor Relations today announced that Wonder Woman has surpassed Deadpool at the Box Office over the course of the past weekend, having raked in a total of $368 million to the $363 million Ryan Reynolds’ brainchild amassed.

The film as been widely hailed for – finally – featuring a female-centric view of the DC multiverse and, although Deadpool was a deserving favourite of 2016, Wonder Woman is a welcome sign of the times.

Now the man behind the mask, Reynolds, has championed the successes of Wonder Woman herself and shared a message with her direct from his alter ego.

The Hollywood sweetheart took to Instagram to congratulate Gal Godot’s superhero:

The Merc May Be Filthier, but Her B.O. is Stronger. Congrats #WonderWoman #BoxOfficeBoss

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Reynolds, in true ‘Pool fashion, wrote: “The Merc May Be Filthier, but Her B.O. is Stronger. Congrats #WonderWoman #BoxOfficeBoss”, while sharing a cute homemade chest selfie of Deadpool donning Wonder Woman’s crest.

We’ll assume the ‘B.O.’ is this instance stands for ‘Box Office’, although you never can tell with Mr. Pool.


Francesca Donovan

Francesca Donovan

A former emo kid who talks too much about 8Chan meme culture, the Kardashian Klan, and how her smartphone is probably killing her. Francesca is a Cardiff University Journalism Masters grad who has done words for BBC, ELLE, The Debrief, DAZED, an art magazine you've never heard of and a feminist zine which never went to print.