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Ryan Gosling’s Daughters Know ‘I’m Just Ken’ Dance ‘Better’ Than He Does


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Ryan Gosling Says His Barbie-Obsessed Daughters Know ‘I’m Just Ken’ Choreography ‘Better Than I Do’

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Ryan Gosling’s Barbie-obsessed children have his “I’m Just Ken” choreography devoted to memory.

“It was their, you understand, interest in Barbie and their disinterest in Ken that sort of begun all of this,” the star, 43, stated throughout a look on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Thursday, April 11. “And they’ve simply certainly been my– it’s truly been a synergy.”

Gosling shares children Esmeralda, 9, and Amada, 7, with his long time partner, Eva Mendes. The children were on hand when Gosling recorded the huge dance number in Greta Gerwig’s 2023 Barbie motion picture.

“There’s likewise resembled a great deal of this has no context for them. It’s similar to a great deal of phony tan spots around your home,” Gosling teased. “So I desired them to come to the [Oscars] gown practice session to provide it some type of context for what had actually been going on.”

Esmeralda and Amada cheered on their daddy from the wings. “They understand all the choreography much better than I do and tunes,” he admitted. “Oh, my God, they’re backstage type of like revealing me [the dance moves.]

Ryan Gosling as Ken in ‘Barbie.’ Thanks To Warner Bros. Pictures

Gosling got an Academy Award election for Best Supporting Actor for his representation of Ken, whose anthem “I’m Just Ken” made a nod for Best Original Song. In March, Gosling carried out at the 2024 Oscars with a group of 65 backup dancers, consisting of Scott Evans, Simu Liu, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Ncuti Gatwa and more Kens.

Gosling began the efficiency while seated amongst the audience together with costar Margot Robbie, whose laughter was unmanageable. Worn a pink bedazzled fit, matched by matching pink gloves, black tones and a black stetson, Gosling made his method to the phase. Weapons N’ Roses icon Slash and manufacturer Mark Ronson likewise made cameos.

For months, Gosling playfully hinted about whether he would eventually carry out the Barbie struck at the Oscars or not.

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“And I wasn’t thinking of it previously, and now it’s all I’m going to think of,” he informed W publication in January. “Do you make money to sing at the Oscars? Do you need to drive yourself? What sort of scratch is included? They choose you up a minimum of, right?”

Ryan Gosling as Ken in ‘Barbie.’ Thanks To Warner Bros. Pictures

While the tune eventually lost its classification to Billie Eilish’s “What Was I Made For?,” Gosling’s efficiency was still a hit– partly thanks to his children.

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