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WREXHAM, WALES - MAY 28: Ryan Reynolds, Owner of Wrexham and Rob McElhenney, Actor and Co-Owner of Wrexham react prior to the Vanarama National League Play-Off Semi Final match between Wrexham and Grimsby Town at Racecourse Ground on May 28, 2022 in Wrexham, Wales. (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)

If you are on the verge of turning 45-years-old or have already hit the milestone age and are still hesitant about getting a colonoscopy, then this PSA from Wrexham A.F.C. co-chairmen Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney just help might turn your thoughts around.

Presented by Lead From Behind, “the largest colon cancer nonprofit organization…whose goal is to make colon cancer famous, inspire millions to get checked, and save 100,000 lives,” the PSA is the result of a bet between Ryan and Rob. If Rob could learn and speak Welsh, then Ryan would publicly broadcast his colonoscopy. This bet, along with the fact that both turned 45 this year, has led us to this hilarious, yet highly informative PSA.

What d’ya know? It was posted the same day that WMMR’s very own Preston Elliot had his done.

Both Rob and Ryan had the processes of their colonoscopies filmed and included in the PSA, save for the actual sticking of cameras up their rectums. As they and their doctors emphasize throughout the PSA, getting a colonoscopy at the age of 45 is a simple, life-saving procedure. Ryan’s showed that he had an extremely subtle polyp on the right side of his colon, and as Dr. Lapook explains, the screening helps identify and remove polyps that could evolve into colon cancer. In his own words, it “saves lives, pure and simple.”

As Rob morbidly desired, his colonoscopy one-upped Ryan’s. A rather loopy Rob awoke to the news that the screening found three minor polyps that were all removed. He took time following the colonoscopy to ask Dr. Treyzon what preventative measures he could take to lower the number of future polyps, with Treyzon stating that it is all in screening and surveillance. “Getting in on time is key.”

The PSA concludes with a comedic call to action: “Colon cancer is preventable. If you’re 45 or older, ask your doctor about getting a colonoscopy. And help Rob and Ryan kick colon cancer’s a**.”