Ryan Reynolds Trying to Assemble IKEA Furniture Is All of Us

"IKEA: Swedish for 'F*ck you.'"

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Tell us you haven't had the urge to call IKEA and drop this truth bomb on them:  "I think the biggest issue that I'm having right now is that the [insert impossible furniture] didn't come assembled." 

That's exactly the sentiment Ryan Reynolds relays in this funny short produced by GQ. A new dad himself, Reynolds represents all of us: People who want the best items for their homes so we can *live*. But the shenanigans (and NSFW cursing, so headphones, y'all) that transpire come time to open the unpronounceable Swedish flat-pack crib are worth a distasteful glance from your desk mate who's annoyed at your chuckling.

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In the end, his solution to assembling the crib isn't exactly a safe one (let's just say duct tape is involved), but it still wants to make us cheer with solidarity. And what's more comforting—or hilarious—than that? 

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