Ryan Reynolds Let Young Fan Battling Cancer See First Screening of 'Deadpool'


Ryan Reynolds Let Young Fan Battling Cancer See First Screening of 'Deadpool'


The 39-year-old actor has taken to Facebook to share the story of a young fan named Connor McGrath who was the very first to see 'Deadpool'.

Ryan Reynolds took to Facebook on Friday, February 12 to share the story of a young fan battling cancer named Connor McGrath, who was the very first fan to see "Deadpool". Ryan posted a photo of himself with Connor, asking other fans to make donations toward Connor's cancer treatments.

"Ladies, gentlemen, boys and girls. This is my friend, Connor McGrath. He's quite possibly the biggest #Deadpool fan on earth. He was also the first person ever to see the 'Deadpool' film," the 39-year-old actor wrote alongside the snap, "Like Wade Wilson, Connor's trying to put cancer in his rearview mirror."

Blake Lively's husband continued, "About 6 weeks ago, I traveled to Edmonton Alberta to show Connor the movie at his hospital. Of course, the 'Deadpool' was right up his alley because Connor's the funniest, potty-mouthed Canadian mercenary I've ever met. He's my friend. I know lots of celebrities jump up and down touting a cause - and maybe I'm no different."

"But holy frozen s**t-slivers, I love this kid. He's the GREATEST. And he needs your help to get well. I've donated to help Connor and I hope you will too," he added.

Ladies, gentlemen, boys and girls. This is my friend, Connor McGrath. He's quite possibly the biggest #Deadpool fan on...

Posted by Ryan Reynolds on Friday, February 12, 2016


Connor was diagnosed with High Risk A.L.L. or acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2013, and relapsed in May 2015. With the disease not responding to typical treatments, his family is now hoping to raise funds for experimental Car T-cell therapy. So far, 355 donors have raised more than $22,000 from the goal of $800,000.

© AceShowbiz.com


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