By Kelsey Glein
Updated Dec 09, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
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Why so glum, Ryan Reynolds?

We all remember Taylor Swift's epic 4th of July party at her Rhode Island home. The singer's then-boyfriend Tom Hiddleston wore an "I ❤️ T.S." shirt, a multitude of models rocked matching patriotic swimsuits, and an expectant Blake Lively showed off her baby bump in a cute bikini.

But there was one guest who appeared to be having a rather terrible time, and that was the usually chipper Deadpool star. An image was shared on Instagram from the bash that depicted a very happy Swift, Hiddleston, and Lively, alongside a very unhappy-looking Reynolds (above). However, he has a very reasonable explanation for the blank expression—a simple case of resting sad face.

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Reynolds recently spoke to Entertainment Weekly about his perturbed look in the picture, and they asked the actor if he was actually upset when the snap was taken. "No that’s a problem I’ve had all my life," he admitted. "If I’m not aware a photo is being taken, my natural resting face is one of a man dying. I had no idea somebody was taking a photo. Therefore I was resting comfortably in my persona of a man whose soul is visibly exiting this earth."

There you have it folks.