Here’s Why Kate Beckinsale Can’t Be in the Same Room With Ryan Reynolds

Kate Beckinsale is busy on the promotional trail for her new film, Farming. Recently, she stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and gave some interesting thoughts and theories on her relationship with fellow actor, Ryan Reynolds.

Kate Beckinsale and Ryan Reynolds
(L-R) Kate Beckinsale, Ryan Reynolds | Frasier Harrison/Getty Image and Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Twentieth Century Fox

Kate Beckinsale says she looks exactly like Ryan Reynolds

In her sitdown with Fallon, Beckinsale explained that her top celebrity lookalike is none other than Reynolds.

“I look exactly like Ryan Reynolds,” she said. “Like, in a shocking way. Like, when sometimes I see a bus going by with a poster on it, I think, ‘D*mn, I look hot. Oh, wait, that’s not me. Also, I’ve never done that movie.'”

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Fallon held up a side-by-side photo of Beckinsale and Reynolds and said that he didn’t see the resemblance.

“I’ve wrestled with how, obviously, he’s not even like a sort of slightly-girly-boy-bander type,” she continued. “He’s like a big Canadian man and I really see myself in him.”

Why Kate Beckinsale and Ryan Reynolds can’t be in the same room

When asked if they’ve ever worked together, Beckinsale tells Fallon that they can’t be in the same room together.

“I can’t be in the same room as him,” she said. “Because one of us, I think, would explode, or something would happen. But I have had boyfriends in the same room with him while I was not there and they felt really compromised, like way too intimate. Like they were attracted to Ryan…they just feel like they know things about him, about his undercarriage, that they shouldn’t.”

Who is Kate Beckinsale dating?

Beckinsale is not romantically linked to anyone at the moment. She was tied to Pete Davidson earlier this year. Davidson himself recently split with actress Margaret Qualley after a brief relationship.

Kate Beckinsale and Len Wiseman
Kate Beckinsale and ex-husband Len Wiseman in 2014 | Mark Sullivan/WireImage

Just a couple of days ago, Beckinsale settled her divorce with director Len Wiseman. He initially filed for divorce in 2016. The couple got married in 2004.

Beckinsale’s new movie, Farming, also stars Damson Idris and Gugu Mbatha-Raw. It will be in U.S. theaters on October 25, 2019.