Ryan Gosling is the OG Internet boyfriend, thanks to his remarkable acting in movies La La Land, The Notebook, and Crazy, Stupid, Love. However, it’s not just his on-screen charisma and talent that make fans swoon over the Canadian star, but his mesmerizing looks and body. And this might not be too much to say that women would do anything to meet this superstar. But do you know there is someone who refused the golden chance to meet the 42-year-old?
The rising star Nicola Coughlan recently revealed how she missed the opportunity to meet him. In an exclusive interview with The Standard, the Irish actress opened up about the incident that took place on her first day at the Barbie set. She revealed how she was left astounded at the thought of meeting a shirtless superstar.
Greta Gerwig says the public is “not even close” to seeing all of Ryan Gosling’s Ken costumes in ‘BARBIE’.
“It's one of many extraordinary looks.”
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“They asked if I wanted to meet him, and I was like, ‘I can’t. I’m a human. I know my limits. I can’t meet a shirtless Ryan Gosling, I can’t do it,’” recalled the Bridgerton star during her The Standard interivew.
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Although because of her coyness, the Derry Girls star couldn’t meet him, she had an encounter with Margot Robbie and Greta Gerwig.
Everything we know about Barbie starring Ryan Gosling
Directed by Greta Gerwig, Barbie is the first live-action adaption of this beloved children’s doll. Taking the lead role as the iconic Mattel doll, Margot Robbie is starring in the movie. Moreover, Ryan Gosling is playing Ken’s character, who is a jobless and homeless man facing hard times in life.
The Oscar nominated star agreed for the role after a striking incident took place in the backyard of his home. The actor was moved when he found shirtless Ken stuck in the mud. He realized how this doll has been nothing more than an accessory for anyone. So he took a snap of the scene and texted the director that he would do it.
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Apart from these two fan-favorite actors, the movie also has an emblematic cast including Nichola Coughlan, America Ferrera, Kate McKinnon, Michael Cera, Kate McKinnon, Emma Mackey, and Emerald Fennell, among others. The movie is set for a worldwide release in theaters on July 21, 2023.
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