Ryan Gosling’s Lifelong Admiration for Angela Bassett, Sweet Support from Eva Mendes, and The Fall Guy Revival

Ryan Gosling’s lifelong admiration for Angela Bassett, sweet support from Eva Mendes, and The Fall Guy revival captivate Hollywood fans.

Ryan Gosling and Angela Bassett. (PHOTO: VIA PEOPLE, MIKE COPPOLA/GETTY, MONICA SCHIPPER/GETTY)
Ryan Gosling and Angela Bassett. (PHOTO: VIA PEOPLE, MIKE COPPOLA/GETTY, MONICA SCHIPPER/GETTY)

For Hollywood heartthrob Ryan Gosling, his admiration for legendary actress Angela Bassett spans over three decades. Gosling recently shared a heartwarming anecdote about his encounter with Bassett and his enduring admiration for her talent.

Additionally, his partner, Eva Mendes, recently showcased their playful relationship with a nod to Gosling’s past role in The Fall Guy. Amidst this, The Fall Guy is set to return to theaters, bringing excitement to fans of the cult classic.

During a recent appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Ryan Gosling revealed that his admiration for Angela Bassett began at the age of 13 after watching her captivating performance in What’s Love Got to Do with It.

Gosling, now 43, described Bassett’s portrayal of Tina Turner as “one of the best performances” he has ever seen, noting that it left a lasting impression on him. His admiration for Bassett led him to request her autograph when he ran into her at an AMC movie theater.

Despite his nerves, Bassett graciously obliged, becoming the first famous person to grant Gosling an autograph, a moment he still treasures to this day.

The bond between Gosling and his partner, Eva Mendes, shines through in their playful interactions. Mendes, 50, recently took to Instagram to share a humorous nod to Gosling’s past role in The Fall Guy.

She posted a side-by-side image of herself in a gold outfit alongside Gosling in character as Colt Seavers from the movie. The post was accompanied by the caption, “Do you believe in happy endings?

Aliana & Space Cowboy together at last,” referring to their playful personas as characters from the film. This light-hearted gesture showcases the couple’s enduring affection for each other and their ability to find joy in shared experiences.

Laurence Fishburne and Angela Bassett in What's Love Got To Do With It (1993). (PHOTO: VIA PEOPLE, MOVIESTORE/SHUTTERSTOCK)
Laurence Fishburne and Angela Bassett in What’s Love Got To Do With It (1993). (PHOTO: VIA PEOPLE, MOVIESTORE/SHUTTERSTOCK)

In addition to the personal connections between Gosling and Mendes, fans of The Fall Guy have reason to celebrate. The cult classic film, in which Gosling plays a stunt double for the character Space Cowboy, is set to return to theaters.

Directed by Emily Blunt’s character, the movie follows the romance between Space Cowboy and an alien named Aliana, played by Mendes. The revival of The Fall Guy promises to reignite nostalgia for fans of the original while introducing a new generation to the charm of the beloved film.

Ryan Gosling’s lifelong admiration for Angela Bassett, coupled with his playful relationship with Eva Mendes and the revival of The Fall Guy, highlights the enduring appeal of Hollywood classics and the power of love and support in the entertainment industry.

As fans eagerly anticipate the return of The Fall Guy to theaters, it’s clear that Gosling, Mendes, and Bassett continue to captivate audiences with their talent and charm, leaving an indelible mark on the world of entertainment.

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