Hasty Pudding names Ryan Reynolds as the man of the year
On Friday 3rd of February 2017, Ryan Reynolds was awarded Harvard’s Hasty Pudding man of the year award. Before he took on the award, he showcased his lap dancing skills during his roast. He also got to wear the Dead Pool’s costume.
Ryan is set to attend the opening night for the 169th Pudding production ‘Casino Evil.’
These awards are presented to actors and actresses that have inspired people and made major contributions to the entertainment sector. The award was established in 1963. There are other renowned people who have been honored, and they include; Justin Timberlake, Harrison Ford, Robert Downey Jr. Tom Hanks who is best known for his character in Sully, Chris Pratt, Clint Eastwood and Joseph Gordon-Levit.
The awards, held at Farkas Hall, named for alum Andrew Farkas also honor the women actresses in the business. Last year the woman of the year award was Kerri Washington. This year the woman of the year was Octavia Spencer. This was the first time that the award was live streamed to the public.
The mission of the Hasty Pudding is to provide both educational and development support in performing arts. The aim is to encourage comedy and satire and also cultivate the new talent. This institute comprises of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals one of the oldest theater groups in the world, the Harvard Krokodiles and a cappella group and the Hasty Pudding Club.
The president of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals Guan Chen said that he was delighted to present Ryan with the award because of his proven ability to break off the box record simultaneously.
Ryan Reynolds is a man of great talents, and he is slowly transitioning from the action, drama, and now comedy. In addition to that, he is the producer.
He was nominated for the Golden Globe awards for his great work on the Dead Pool movie. The movie was also nominated under the best comedy and motion picture category. This great movie received great attention from the international front winning the Writers Guild of America for the best-adapted screenplay and also the PGA awards for best picture. Ryan was the producer of the film and also one of the main actors.
Dead Pool two is set to be released this year, and he will also be the producer. He is set to appear in different movies this year including; life, hitman’s bodyguard alongside Samuel L Jackson.