posted a Deadpool
tribute to Kenny Rogers
on social media a few nights ago. Reynolds posted a deleted scene from the first movie and informed fans that the original idea was to have him singing Rogers' iconic 1978 hit "The Gambler
" while beating the hell out of Ajax
. Kenny Rogers passed away on Friday evening at the age of 81. He sold over 100 million records worldwide and fit into a number of different categories, though country is what normally first comes to mind.
Deadpool aka @VancityReynolds singing @_KennyRogers. I wish they had kept this in the first movie. #RIPKennyRogerspic.twitter.com/z54KOxBL7b
— _-_-_-_ a disappearing boy_-_-_-_ (@ChalametTheGod) March 22, 2020
Ryan Reynolds posted the video via his Instagram story, which showed the unfinished Deadpool
deleted scene. There are no visual effects, but one can get the idea through all of the action on the screen.