Hugh Jackman has joked that his Emmy nomination for Bad Education left Ryan Reynolds "devastated".  

The Hollywood actors have been locked in a very public faux feud since they worked together in 2009 on the superhero film X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

The famous pair often call each other out on social media and Jackman returned to the "row" after he was awarded an Emmy nomination for his role in HBO movie Bad Education.

Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman
Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman have been '"feuding" since 2009

Speaking to E! News' Daily Pop, the Australian, 51, joked Reynolds' wife Blake Lively had texted him with an update.

"Lots of texts from everyone I know, nothing from Ryan," Jackman quipped.

"But Blake... Hang on, I'm just reading it now. 'He's devastated. He says he's not getting out of bed for three days. This is the greatest gift you've ever given me."'

Jackman added "that's all I got from Blake" and said he would be "open" to an apology from Reynolds.

Deadpool star Reynolds, 43, sent a video message to "congratulate" Jackman, jokingly suggesting he did not deserve his nomination.

Jackman responded by telling Reynolds: "You're looking a bit green."

Bad Education also stars Allison Janney and tells the true story of the largest public school embezzlement in US history.

Responding to his nomination and the show's nod for outstanding TV movie, Jackman said: "Congrats to the cast and crew of Bad Education on our Emmy Award nominations. Thank you to the Television Academy and the amazing folks at @hbo

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