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    When Did Ryan Gosling And Rachel McAdams Date? Why Did They Break Up?

    Another movie couple that stole our hearts with the overflow of their chemistry, be it on screen or off it. The love story of Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams is truly a tale of out of a movie script (quite literally). Coming together for the classic gem of romance ‘The Notebook,’ they played on heartstrings with their sizzling romance and it turned out, their off-screen relationship was just as captivating.

    But just like Emma StoneAndrew Garfield, Nina Dobrev-Ian Somerhalder, Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling also couldn’t have the happily-ever-after that their characters did. Well excuse the Emma-Andrew one, we’re still sore in the heart about Gwen Stacy’s death.

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    Ryan Gosling And Rachel McAdams’ Relationship Timeline

    Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling dating (2005-2007)
    Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling dating (2005-2007)

    Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams began their relationship in 2005 after locking eyes on the set of everyone’s favorite, ‘The Notebook.’ It wasn’t exactly love at first sight though, more like ‘I can’t stand you’ at first sight which gradually turned into ‘You’re the love of my life’. The pair’s infamous feud during the filming of the movie is no news, our Ken Ryan even tried to get Rachel fired from the movie, thank god he didn’t succeed. These two were true enemies to lovers romance trope playing out.

    Their on-screen chemistry spilled over into real life and sparks flew. Fans just couldn’t get enough of their eclectic romance. From red carpet appearances to cozy dinners, the couple seemed to be living a fairytale romance straight out of a Nicholas Sparks novel. But no story is great without its conflict and the conflict here was the same thing that brought them together. The showbiz.

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    The Big Breakup

    Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling dating (2005-2007)
    Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling dating (2005-2007)

    Despite their magnetic connection, Ryan and Rachel’s relationship struggled with what every celebrity couple does, the overwhelming fame and demanding schedules. Their intense love story seemed to fizzle out around 2007, leaving fans heartbroken along with them. There were many speculations around the cause of this split but Ryan ended them by giving their side of the story. In an interview with The Times, he addressed the hot topic with, “Show business is the bad guy.” Adding, “When both people are in show business, it’s too much show business. It takes all of the light, so nothing else can grow.”

    Now its 2024 and even though a lot of us haven’t moved on from the electric romance these two stars shared, they definitely have. ‘Barbie’ star Ryan Gosling is well at the peak of his career but he’s also peaking in personal life. Married to Eva Mendes, his co-star from ‘The Place Beyond The Pines’, the couple shares two beautiful daughters

    Rachel has also turned the page over, shut the notebook and but it under the bottom drawer. The OG, ‘Mean Girl’ is married to writer Jamie Linden and the pair shares two children together. 

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    Akshita Singh
    Akshita Singh
    Akshita Singh is a Senior Content Writer at First Curiosity. She has been churning out content for 2 years. She's an avid reader and writer, fascinated by the works of Sylvia Plath, Franz Kafka, and Charles Bukowski. Akshita is also a poet herself, having written two poetry books titled ‘Made By Misery’ and ‘Deathbed’. Apart from goth literature, another thing that she enjoys is the real and fictional stories of Hollywood. She loves cinema and admires all works of art, be they delivered by actors or directors. So, keeping up with celebrity life comes as basic nature to her, something she loves knowing and informing others.

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