Discussing the event with MTV this week, Gosling said he is "embarrassed" that he got involved at all; despite the fact that his intervention attempt was widely admired, the star says that "nobody won" -- and his appearance just "[made] it weirder."
We've seen Ryan Gosling look a whole lot more embarrassed before. For example, here's a clip of him reading entries from the blog "F*ck Yeah! Ryan Gosling" (also for MTV) earlier this year:
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