Update: Sept. 21, 5:13 p.m. PT: According to TMZ, no, Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes did not secretly get married months ago. Womp womp.
But here’s the original story, below… and what we all truly wanted to believe when rumors first hit.
Move over, Brangelina — there’s a new celeb power couple ready to take your place.
OK, maybe not new, exactly. Gosling and Mendes have been together for five years and already share two kids, daughters Esmeralda, 2, and Amada, 4 months. But while they’ve been going strong as a couple that whole time, it was only earlier this year that they secretly tied the knot.
Their wedding was such a Brangelina move — Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie famously declined to get married for nearly a decade, until their kids started saying a wedding was important to them, and they wed in a low-key ceremony.
Gosling and Mendes seem to have done the same. Us Weekly reports that their ceremony was small and intimate, with just a few family members and friends in attendance.
“Eva and Ryan have always felt like a married couple,” a source told the magazine. “They are infatuated with each other.”
Here’s hoping it’s more than infatuation, since they’re married now. And after the news frenzy that happened when news broke yesterday that Jolie filed for divorce from Pitt, we needed this news to know that true celeb love is still alive.
Seriously, though, Gosling and Mendes couldn’t be more in love. In an interview with People magazine late last year, Gosling was asked what one quality he looks for in a woman. His response? “That she’s Eva Mendes,” he said. “There’s nothing else I’m looking for.”
Thanks for giving us renewed hope in true love in Hollywood, Ryan!
Do you think Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes have what it takes to be the next Brangelina? Or are those shoes too big for any new couple to fill?
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