Ryan Reynold's daughter is 'totally average'

Ryan Reynolds insists his daughter's level of intelligence is "totally average" and he quite likes waking up in the middle of the night for her feeds.

Ryan Reynolds
Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds thinks his baby daughter is "totally average."

The 'Voices' star insists he's reluctant to refer to his little one as a "genius" when he talks to people about her because he doesn't think there's anything special about her level of intelligence.

Talking on 'Live With Kelly and Michael' today (05.02.15), Ryan said: "Everyone thinks their baby is a genius. People find it delightfully refreshing when I tell them, 'My baby? Totally average. Like, 100 percent average.'

"I have a friend who said his two and a half year old [child] was reciting [Pavel] Chekhov. Now that baby's a genius and probably, let's be honest, a bit of an a hole."

Meanwhile, the 38-year-old actor, whose wife Blake Lively gave birth to their first child in December, admits the tiny tot is a huge fan of night time feeds but he surprisingly doesn't mind not getting much shut-eye and believes the experience is worthwhile.

He joked: "If anything else woke up every 45 minutes during the night demanding to see my wife's breasts, you kill it."

He added: "[But with] a baby, you're like, 'Wahoo!' I'm happily not getting any sleep. These days, I think of blinking as taking tiny little naps all day. It's what you do -- you're up all night. What's weird is you're happy about it in a strange way."

Ryan and Blake, 27, got married in 2012 and announced they were expecting a baby together in early October last year.

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