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Ryan Reynolds Tweeted An R-Rated Joke About His Time On "Sesame Street," And It Is NOT Kid-Friendly

Twitter just collectively gasped.

You know Ryan Reynolds — star of Deadpool, husband of Blake Lively, maker of gin.

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But here's one thing you might NOT know about Ryan: In 2010, he played the letter A on Sesame Street.

Ryan in a letter "A" costume
@Felix87446772 / Via Twitter: @Felix87446772

Well, people on Twitter are now discovering this important role of his, and it's making them very happy.

Ryan with the caption "I love it when a plan comes together"
@Felix87446772 / Via Twitter: @Felix87446772

"Watching a little [Sesame Street] with the kiddo, and it's an episode with [Ryan Reynolds] and the gang doing an A-Team gag," one fan tweeted. "It's a delight, for both me and the kiddo."

Watching a little @sesamestreet with the kiddo, and its an episode with @VancityReynolds and the gang doing an A-Team gag. Its a delight, for both me and the kiddo.

And Ryan's response to that fan...truly had the internet shocked.

NBC

"I remember how challenging it was to sing because the A-hole was so tight," he wrote on Twitter. "But I pushed through because kids all over the country were counting on me."

I remember how challenging it was to sing because the A-hole was so tight. But I pushed through because kids all over the country were counting on me. https://t.co/EiXEUjomxE

RYAN. REYNOLDS.

A closeup of Ryan's face in the opening of the letter "A" costume
@Felix87446772 / Via Twitter: @Felix87446772

Ryan's X-rated joke went viral, because of course it did. People were delighted:

@VancityReynolds The speed at which you veer back and forth between filthy and wholesome is delightful.

Twitter: @MarieJulianna4

@VancityReynolds I may just make this my screensaver.

Twitter: @maddyeisenberg

And a little bit shocked:

@VancityReynolds I'll take "Things you can't say on Sesame Street" for $1000.

Twitter: @RobinBurcell

@VancityReynolds you... You pushed through the A hole? Ryan put this tweet back in the oven it’s not done yet

Twitter: @AshleyHunt_

Lots of people had jokes:

@VancityReynolds families all over watched you poke ur head through that tight a-hole

Twitter: @delicateloves

@VancityReynolds Surely they could’ve loosened it a bit for you.

Twitter: @KitWalker021475

@VancityReynolds I hate singing with a tight a-hole🙄... you’re a hero and an inspiration to us all Mr Reynolds

Twitter: @Just_Lex_IsFine

CNN's Jake Tapper simply had no idea what to say:

@VancityReynolds @soonergrunt Ryan.

Twitter: @jaketapper

And Zach Braff just...really said it all:

@VancityReynolds You had me at A-hole was so tight.

Twitter: @zachbraff

I need to go lie down.

NBC

You can check out part of Ryan's Sesame Street cameo with his tight A-hole below:

View this video on YouTube

Sesame Workshop / youtube.com

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