Ryan Reynolds Told Off Someone Who Doesn't Like Him Visiting Kids With Cancer As Deadpool

Ryan Reynolds is the Internet’s sweetheart, but usually because he is a potty-mouth prankster. We all like a handsome rogue with a talent for social media.

That fits in with his character Deadpool, who he promotes in ways that some might argue are inappropriate for children.

But kids are some of his biggest fans!

On Monday, Reynolds posted photos of kids from the Make A Wish Foundation who came to visit him on set for Deadpool 2. These are kids battling life threatening illnesses, who likely look up to Deadpool because he’s sassy and a fighter and also has two very cool katana swords. 

It looks like Reynolds and the crew gave them a memorable time:

Unfortunately, we always get some haters in the comments.

On his photo, Reynold’s wrote:

“One of the best parts of playing the Big Red Jackass is welcoming @makeawishamerica and @childrenswishfoundation onto set. Deadpool kicked Cancer in the taint, but these kids do it for real every day. These foundations make dreams come true for a lot of of super-brave kids. They also make dreams come true for parents, who just wanna see their kid smile. HUGE thanks to our Prop Master, Dan Sissons, for making sure every kid left with his/her own sword. (Bamboo versions. Not stabby-stabby versions.)”

And then down in the comments someone responded to the lovely gesture by writing, “Guys [D]eadpool is [an] R rated movie and those kids are watching it…I think something is wrong here.” They also included an angry emoji face, if you weren’t sure how they felt about it.

But our Insta-Hero didn’t take it lying down.

“Yup,” Reynolds responded, “Deadpool is Rated R. If my kid went through a fraction of the sh*t these kids deal with daily, I think they can watch whatever they like. That’s just my .02 cents.”

Don’t go up against Deadpool. 

Or Ryan Reynolds. Like, look at him:

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Woman Shares Texts From Man Who Thought Her Cancer Was Contagious

Dating can really, really freaking stink. Even if you think someone is super cute and there’s mutual attraction, there might be all sorts of obstacles in the way. For instance, they could be an absolute moron.

Reddit user lemonlimetotallyfine shared a series of texts that make make you question everything you know, starting with the education system. According to the poster, this guy they were dating asked to meet with their personal doctor to confirm the cancer they’re in remission for is not contagious.

Help. These texts are a nightmare:

Well, at least the original poster didn’t go on another date with this ding dong! People are shocked that anyone could be so ignorant in 2018:

But then someone said they knew of this happening IN REAL LIFE as well:

Are people this stupid? The answer is yes.

Some were pretty astounded with how patient the OP was with this guy:

But most think they dodged a bullet with this guy:

But lemonlimetotallyfine has faced worse:

You deserve so much better, honey! As does the American public when it comes to sex education.

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Researchers Have Linked White Wine To Skin Cancer And Our Day Is Ruined

It’s the most wonderful time of the year; we can expect snow, presents, family time, and lots of drinks next to a warm fire. However, you may have to tone down the Christmas cheer and sub out the eggnog and wine for something non-alcoholic. 

As if 2016 hasn’t brought us enough tragic news, we have some information that may ruin happy hour. 

Experts have recently discovered a link between alcohol and skin cancer.

A new study, published in an American Association for Cancer Research journal, found people who consume alcohol daily have a 14 percent greater risk of melanoma than non-drinkers. Daily drinkers who consume 20 or more grams of alcohol per day (about a drink and a half) also face a 73 percent greater risk of skin cancers in areas that aren’t exposed to the sun’s ultraviolet rays. 

The findings get even more tragic. 

Chardonnay lovers, you may need to sit down for this one. White wine drinkers in the study had a 13 percent greater risk of developing melanoma (compared to red wine, beer, or liquor drinkers).

Don’t panic just yet. There is still research to be done on the subject.

Researchers still don’t know why, exactly, alcohol is linked to greater risk of skin cancer in areas that aren’t typically exposed to the sun. They also can’t apply the findings to non-white ethnic groups, as the sample size of the study did not contain enough people of color to draw conclusions… So perhaps we shouldn’t jump to conclusions just yet? 

…Okay, maybe you can panic a little. 

Even though we don’t have all the answers yet, the American Cancer Society has already issued recommendations to limit alcohol consumption, and the study’s authors advised people at high risk for melanoma to re-think their daily drinking habits. 

Ultimately, you may want to re-think white wine night. 

Time to start the grieving process. The first stage is denial. 

We can’t cope with this kind of tragedy without a good bottle of wine. (h/t cosmopolitan)

 

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Researchers Directly Link All Levels Of Alcohol Consumption To 7 Types Of Cancer

Experts at the University of Otago just announced that they’re in the running to be the biggest buzzkills on the planet.

In a recent study, they’ve discovered that even one glass of alcohol can directly lead to mouth and throat, larynx, esophagus, liver, colon, bowel and breast cancers.

Unhappy Middle Aged Woman in the Kitchen Drinking Wine

And here I thought 7 was a lucky number.

Jennie Conner, an epidemiologist and author of the commentary on the study, said that with respect to cancer, there is no safe level of boozing, and any purported health benefits peddled by marketers are “seen increasingly as irrelevant in comparison to the increase in risk of a range of cancers.”

The World Cancer Research Fund’s Susannah Brown said, “This review is solid evidence to conclude that alcohol consumption directly causes cancer.”

Research shows that out of 200 women who do not drink, 109 will develop breast cancer.  The number rises to 126 for women that consume 14 servings per week and skyrockets to 153 out of 200 for those that consume between 14 and 35 servings.

The study was published in the medical journal Addiction, and links alcohol consumption to half a million deaths per year, roughly 5.8% of all deaths caused by cancer.

You can read the published study right here.

Will this news change the way you consume alcohol at all?

(h/t time)

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This Tribute To A 7-Year-Old-Girl Who Died Of Brain Cancer Is Beautifully Heartbreaking

Pediatric brain cancer gets basically zero funding – with most of its research grants coming from private donors. Unfortunately, this means that many children who are afflicted with his illness aren’t able to recover.

One such child is 7-year-old Katherine King. She succumbed to her battle with pediatric brain cancer on June 6th of this year at 7:34pm. Her family are honoring her memory and hoping to bring more awareness to her disease.

This is the heartwarming tribute Imgur user, Taisce, made for her dearly departed niece.

Goodbye Katherine King.

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You left us too early.

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Way before your time.

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There was still much to do and experience.

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You had your entire life before you.

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April 12th, 2015 (Last picture uploaded before diagnosis)

You should have been able to go to high school.

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June 2nd 2015 (Day of Diagnosis; it was discovered she had an inoperable tumor on her brain stem. Her diagnosis was D.I.P.G. and she was given 9 months to live.)

She should have had a boyfriend (Or girlfriend)

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June 3rd 2015

Gotten married

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June 4th 2015

Had her 2.5 children

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June 4th 2015

And had all her dreams fulfilled.

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June 28th 2015

Instead you were given an hour glass

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July 28th 2015

With the time you were given you raised awareness

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December 1st 2015

Raised money for charity

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Worried more about others than yourself

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You wanted everyone to be happy

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March 3rd 2016

To not worry about you, you even were sure that it was your fault you were sick

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March 19th 2016

You were kind when you could have lashed out

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You were brave even though you had every reason to be afraid

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April 28th 2016

You were strong even though you were allowed to be weak

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April 29th 2016

Even as you slipped away you never wanted others to worry

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March 21st 2016

In a time when you could be selfish, you were selfless

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March 23rd 2016

You were loved by everyone who met you

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March 31st 2016

You touched the lives of everyone you knew, you made them better through your own strength and love

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Your tumor made you a prisoner inside your own body

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May 22nd 2016

You couldn’t sing, you couldn’t dance, you couldn’t tell your family that you loved them

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June 6th 2016

Worst of all you couldn’t eat rainbow sherbert anymore

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June 6th 2016

Or tell people that your favorite color was rainbow.

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June 6th 2016

You were told it was okay to let go, to not suffer, to not be in pain

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June 6th 2016

And you did, and you will be missed by so many people

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June 6th 2016 7:34pm rest in peace

You were loved by more than you’ll ever realize

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June 6th 2016 7:34pm rest in peace

But, you will live forever within our hearts and memories

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“You are loved Katherine King, and you will be missed. Your impact will continue to ripple far beyond the 7 years that you were with us and you will never be forgotten.”

To learn more about Katherine’s journey and the work her family is doing to raise awareness for Pediatric Brain Cancer, you can check out their Facebook page here.

If you want to donate to, you can make contributions to the McKenna Claire Foundation to raise awareness and provide grants to research Pediatric Brain Cancer.

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