The memes about Ryan Gosling playing Ken in Barbie are out of control
16 June 2022, 12:42 | Updated: 16 June 2022, 13:44
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A new photo of Ryan Gosling playing Ken in Barbie has just been released and the internet is making so, so many memes.
In case you didn't know, Ryan will be playing Ken in Greta Gerwig's Barbie, which is due for release in 2023. The star-studded cast also includes Margot Robbie as titular character Barbie, as well as Ncuti Gatwa, Emma Mackey, Issa Rae and Simu Liu.
On Wednesday (June 15), Warner Bros. Pictures gave people the first chance to see Ryan as heartthrob Ken. The actor traded his signature sandy blonde blocks for a platinum blonde 'do and a tan that made him look like he'd fallen asleep on a sunbed.
Ryan also sported Ken's chiselled six-pack and a double denim outfit with a pair of white boxers stitched with "KEN" peeking from above his jeans.
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Although there's no denying that Ryan looked good, the internet is truly divided. Ryan's version of Ken has been compared to everyone from Freddie Prinze Jr. playing Fred in Scooby-Doo to Ariana Grande's brother Frankie, and the memes are honestly out of control.
Freddie Prinze Jr's Fred walked so Ryan Gosling's Ken could run pic.twitter.com/QZXzaXWx9h— Michael (earth 838 variant) (@bashful_michael) June 15, 2022
Why does Ryan Gosling in the Barbie movie look like a cross between Orange Cassidy and Fred from Scooby Doo may I ask pic.twitter.com/CDn4z6O167— Leevs x 🧣 (@HelloItsLevi) June 15, 2022
Ken said gay rights!
oh he looks old and gay. now ik for sure barbie meet ken at a pride parade in florida https://t.co/5RPxIBgdWQ— HEEDlE (@heyheedie) June 15, 2022
it's giving 45 year old guy trying to be a twink fhsfhs https://t.co/zakK0OoJtZ— ray (Taylor's Version) 🧣🏳️🌈 (@rayymorgenstern) June 15, 2022
This looking like a Frankie grande biopic https://t.co/ajFaBDzBdA— ⋆ Tỏast ⋆ (@th3mb0fication) June 15, 2022
Why they make ken look like he’s a 40 year old gay bartender in LA 😭 https://t.co/bVSNQE2pqx— Ghozt⌖ (@highozt) June 15, 2022
Exclusive: Ken to enter the Love Island villa.
Thought this was a new Love Island contestant x https://t.co/JUxta7ciYY— ᴾᴬᵁᴸᴰᴼᶜᴷ ˣ (@PaulDock93) June 15, 2022
First look at Jeremy Strong as Ken in Greta Gerwig’s BARBIE pic.twitter.com/J8FnjmftSF— low poly rat (@idkpaulina) June 15, 2022
Why is Ryan Gosling in the new Barbie film giving H from Steps pic.twitter.com/DsDuIcXrl7— loveofhuns x (@loveofhuns) June 15, 2022
how did they make ryan gosling look unattractive for a barbie movie? how is this possible… https://t.co/to97SngX3z— ex dominican (@TAEGlJlNS) June 15, 2022
Big H from Steps energy.
can't believe they yassified the place beyond the pines https://t.co/r1lBW16Zna— 🐛 Emma Stefansky 🐛 (@stefabsky) June 15, 2022
This looks like a SNL skit where Ken is tryna cope with being in his 40’s https://t.co/duZ2owWZ9J— GOTHICC (@frankenfemme_) June 15, 2022
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