Gosling household is lacking the Kenergy despite having Ken himself residing there. Ryan Gosling reveals that his two daughters, who are also the reason he decided to be part of ‘Barbie’ are yet to see the movie.
Last summer’s pink hit made all the grown-ups dance the night away but Ken’s little girls had to settle for the set song. Ken himself revealed in an exclusive interview, why his daughters have not seen the movie.
Ryan Gosling’s Dilemma Over ‘Barbie’
Ryan Gosling, the charismatic Ken from Margot Robbie’s ‘Barbie‘ movie, has a parenting predicament – should his daughters witness their father’s plastic alter ego or not? In a chat with E! News at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, the actor pondered, “I don’t know if you should watch your father as Ken. I don’t know what age is a good age to see your father do that. It gets pretty crazy.”
While his daughters, Esmerelda who is 9, and Amada who is 7, haven’t seen the full flick, however, they did get a sneak peek on set during the vibrant musical number. Gosling, 43, humorously shared, “I knew that they loved it because they kept saying at first, ‘Hey, can we go to Target?’ And we go to Target, and then they’d slowly go by the Barbie aisle. My wife and I sort of realized, ‘OK, I think it’s time to let them have Barbies.’ And no interest in Ken..”
Ryan Gosling On Sharing The Screen With Wife Eva Mendes Again
For Ryan Gosling, crafting the ‘Barbie‘ movie was more than a Hollywood gig, it was a family project. He explained, “Making Barbie was a way to sort of make something both for and with them”. His daughters’ affinity for the iconic doll aisle inspired him to take on the Ken role.
Looking ahead, Gosling expressed his desire to reunite on screen with his partner in real life, Eva Mendes. Reflecting on their past collaboration in ‘The Place Beyond the Pines,’ he gushed, “That was the greatest experience I had making a film, so I hope so.”
While the Gosling-Mendes household keeps things private, the actor, during his Kirk Douglas Award acceptance, sweetly credited movies for his dream life, including meeting Eva: “I got to meet the girl of my dreams, Eva Mendes.”
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