Ryan Gosling in an MTV interview.

Ryan Gosling regrets NYC street fight cameo

"I should have just kept my nose out of it," movie star says


Emma Mustich
September 8, 2011 5:09PM (UTC)

You may remember that all-around superstar Ryan Gosling -- who has two highly anticipated films coming out this fall -- made a surprise appearance in an off-screen street fight (to enthusiastic cries of "That's the guy from 'The Notebook'!" and "Oh my God, it is!") in New York City a couple of weeks ago.

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."

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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:


Emma Mustich

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