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Ryan Reynolds Gives A First ‘Legal’ Drink To The World’s ‘Oldest’ 21-Year-Old
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Ryan Reynolds Gives A First ‘Legal’ Drink To The World’s ‘Oldest’ 21-Year-Old

First love is like the first drink—you are likely to remember it, but it won’t be your last one. Now imagine that there is a person who has waited 86 precious years, 30,679 days, to be precise, of their life to finally have that boozy indulgence legally. How on earth did this happen, you ask?

We answer—Arlene Marko, who was born in 1936, has technically just turned 21, because she was born on a leap day. A mom to 7 kids, Arlene declared herself “not an angel” and thus was very excited to accept Ryan Reynolds’ offer to have his Aviation Gin as her first of many toasts to come. In the commercial video, the woman confessed that she didn’t have a clue who the Deadpool star was, but he cut her off: “Ignore her, she’s been drinking.”

Arlene, the drinks are on you now, right?

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Watch the full story documenting “Arlene’s big leap” in this clip shared by Ryan Reynolds below: 

 

Image credits: Ryan Reynolds

Image credits: Ryan Reynolds

Image credits: Ryan Reynolds

Image credits: Ryan Reynolds

Image credits: Ryan Reynolds

Image credits: Ryan Reynolds

Image credits: Ryan Reynolds

Image credits: Ryan Reynolds

Image credits: Ryan Reynolds

Image credits: Ryan Reynolds

‘Holy Moses!’ said the 86-year-old about her first technically legal glass of drink

Image credits: Ryan Reynolds

The Deadpool actor shared the news about Arlene’s leap b-day on Twitter

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Chris pointed out that a 21st birthday and being 21 years old are not quite the same thing

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And that’s not untrue!

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Tiny Dynamine
Community Member
2 years ago

It's a very hackneyed 'joke' that we hear about every 4 years. It's like reading the Xmas cracker jokes, if you know what they are. Basically, they are really not worth reading.

Chaz83
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2 years ago

And yet you clicked on this article...

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smash17
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2 years ago (edited)

People are very confused about the word "technically". While it's correct to say she's only had 21 birthdays, she's 84 years old because 84 years have passed.

Denise Schulze
Community Member
2 years ago

... not the worlds oldest woman born on a leap year. here in germany we have a woman celebrating her 25th B-day ....

DemPugs
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2 years ago

*world's oldest 21 year old, people do live older than 84.

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Tiny Dynamine
Community Member
2 years ago

It's a very hackneyed 'joke' that we hear about every 4 years. It's like reading the Xmas cracker jokes, if you know what they are. Basically, they are really not worth reading.

Chaz83
Community Member
2 years ago

And yet you clicked on this article...

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smash17
Community Member
2 years ago (edited)

People are very confused about the word "technically". While it's correct to say she's only had 21 birthdays, she's 84 years old because 84 years have passed.

Denise Schulze
Community Member
2 years ago

... not the worlds oldest woman born on a leap year. here in germany we have a woman celebrating her 25th B-day ....

DemPugs
Community Member
2 years ago

*world's oldest 21 year old, people do live older than 84.

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