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Actor and producer Ryan Reynolds just got candid about why Green Lantern wasn’t successful, and we’re all ears. But this isn’t the first time Ryan let us in on industry deets. The actor also recently shared that he flopped during an audition with the Coen brothers, proving that he’s totally not perfect either. The husband and father of two always dishes the truth no matter how embarrassing it may be. And we respect him so much for it.

Ryan gave Entertainment Weekly the real story on why he thoughtGreen Lantern wasn’t successful, especially when comparing it to Deadpool.

Ryan then went on to say that while it totally didn’t go as planned, he acknowledges that the 2011 flick was still a huge for him.

There’s no better feeling than when you can be 100 percent honest with yourself. And, we totally understand where he’s coming from.