Ryan Reynolds jokingly despairs as he reveals eldest daughter James,4, wants to ...

He recently revealed that being a father of three daughters is ‘hard’.

And Ryan Reynolds jokingly despaired 'showbiz is not good for kids!' as he revealed that his eldest daughter, four-year-old James, wants to be an actor.

The Deadpool star, 43, shared his child’s career ambitions during an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring on Thursday as he gave an update on his three girls he shares with actress wife Blake Lively.

Ambitions: Ryan Reynolds, 43, jokingly despaired 'showbiz is not good for kids!' as he revealed that his eldest daughter, four-year-old James (left), wants to be an actor

Both Ryan and Blake, 32, have carved out successful acting careers, with the duo even meeting on the set of fantasy adventure film Green Lantern.

And it seems that their offspring is keen to follow in their footsteps as Ryan opened up about James’ aspirations to Jimmy, 45.

‘She wants to be an actor,’ Ryan declared.

‘I’m fine if she wants to be an actor. Go ahead. You know, in school, do after school stuff like that. That’s all fine.

Goals: The Deadpool star shared his child’s career ambitions on The Tonight Show Starring on Thursday as he gave an update on his three girls he shares with Blake Lively

‘Right now it’s every day is like a recital, she’s singing songs, she’s doing little plays at home, but being a child actor in movies and stuff, that’s a whole other ball of wax.’

Opening up on how testing acting could be, he said: ‘I tried to explain to her, that’s a huge burden on your nervous system. Having to process all of that attention and information. Also, you develop all of these unhealthy coping mechanisms.’

He then jokingly added, ‘I was like, what’s cheaper and easier is let’s skip showbiz and enroll you right into cocaine. Because showbiz is not good for kids! I feel like we should know this by now.’

Dad duties: 'I’m fine if she wants to be an actor. Go ahead. You know, in school, do after school stuff like that. That’s all fine'

Dad duties: 'I’m fine if she wants to be an actor. Go ahead. You know, in school, do after school stuff like that. That’s all fine'

Jokes: 'I was like, what’s cheaper and easier is let’s skip showbiz and enroll you right into cocaine. Because showbiz is not good for kids!'

Jokes: 'I was like, what’s cheaper and easier is let’s skip showbiz and enroll you right into cocaine. Because showbiz is not good for kids!'

It comes after Ryan gave a sweet update on his newest baby girl with Blake during an interview with Extra, where he revealed that his family are 'doing great.'

An though the Canadian actor is loving life with three daughters, he admitted that it's not without its hardship as

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