Emily Blunt weighs in on her husband John Krasinski’s ‘feud’ with Hugh Jackman after her beau pretended to threaten the Wolverine star with violence over a cosy red carpet moment
Her husband John Krasinski jokingly hit out at Hugh Jackman in November, after the Wolverine star cosied up to his wife on the red carpet.
And this week, English-American actress Emily Blunt weighed in on the humorous feud while promoting her new movie, Mary Poppins Returns, on Australian breakfast program Sunrise.
The faux feud began on Twitter when the Australian actor Tweeted a snap of himself standing on the Actors on Actors red carpet with Emily.
Emily Blunt weighs in on her husband John Krasinski’s feud with actor Hugh Jackman after her beau threatened the Wolverine star with violence following a cosy red carpet moment
‘Had the pleasure of chatting with the amazing Emily Blunt today,’ Hugh captioned the harmless picture next to the blonde stunner.
But Emily’s actor husband John quickly responded with another picture of the pair – where Hugh is seen pressing his nose against Emily’s face.
‘Eeeeeeasy Hugh… not sure this is what @Variety meant with #ActorsonActors… Don’t make me think I can hurt you,’ John comically Tweeted.
Ryan Reynolds, who regularly shares banter with Hugh on social media, also piled on, Tweeting: ‘This is a call to action. This man must be stopped.’
‘Don’t make me think I can hurt you’: Emily’s actor husband John Krasinski jokingly threatened to fight the Wolverine star for getting close to his wife on the red carpet
He must be stopped! Ryan Reynolds even got in on the feud, Tweeting his support for John with a comedic post
What started it all: The initial spat occurred over Twitter when the Australian actor Tweeted an innocent snap of himself standing on the Actors on Actors red carpet with Emily
When asked what she thought about the quarrel, Emily admitted that it was quite exhilarating: ‘I think it’s going to be muskets at dawn tomorrow. It’s quite exciting actually.’
She was then quizzed about how it felt to be in the middle of a tussle between two of the greatest contemporary actors.
‘I’ll take it,’ the star simply answered.
‘It’s quite exciting’: When asked what she thought about the quarrel, Emily admitted that it was quite exhilarating. (Pictured with husband John)
Emily is playing the iconic role of Mary Poppins, 54 years after Julie Andrews first stepped into the character.
The actress has said she refused to watch the original film ahead of her performance, as she was concerned she would end up mirroring Julie’s iconic portrayal of the role.
The all-star cast is rounded off by Meryl Streep as Mary’s eccentric cousin Topsy, Dick Van Dyke as Mr. Dawes Jr. and Angela Lansbury as The Balloon Lady.
Mary Poppins Returns will be released in Australia on December 19.