Actor Ryan Reynolds paid an emotional tribute to his late fan and “great friend”, 13-year-old Connor McGrath, who recently died after a battle with cancer.
The Deadpool actor first met McGrath and his family through the Make-A-Wish foundation three years ago and the pair became close friends before he tragically passed away earlier this week, reports femalefirst.co.uk.Paying tribute to his “great friend”, Reynolds wrote on Facebook: “For three straight years, my friend, Connor McGrath drop-kicked cancer... Not sure how... Maybe the cancer cheated... But the fight came to an end two nights ago.
Reynolds also revealed that McGrath was the first person to see Deadpool after he surprised him with a rough cut of the movie before its release and the actor believes his late friend embodied all of the best parts of the hilarious comic book character.
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