Ryan Gosling - Ryan Gosling Fans Fooled By Father's Day Baby Post

Thousands of Ryan Gosling fans were fooled into thinking the movie hunk had become a dad on Sunday (15Jun14) after a fake Facebook.com message suggested he had adopted a baby last year (13).

Pranksters behind the hoax profile set up in The Notebook star's name sent devotees into a spin on Father's Day after sharing a photo of the actor holding a child.

The accompanying caption read: "This father's day, I've decided to tell the story of how I became a father.

"This little guy was only 9 months old when I became his dad. His mom and I were great friends before she passed away from cancer. I promised her, I'd always look after him. So, I had decided to step up and become his dad."

The fake message went on to detail how the infant had "brought me so much joy", until a custody fight with the baby's biological father ended in despair: "Of course, I put up a fight, but he won. That 1 year of being his father taught me how to love unconditionally."

The prank attracted almost one million 'likes' from followers and prompted many to gush about the actor's "decision", but the page, which has not been verified by Facebook bosses, has since been dismissed as bogus.

The Father's Day post also directed fans to another website, which encouraged them to purchase T-shirts to win the chance to spend a day with Gosling. The pranksters also claimed all proceeds would go towards the Orphanage Home Foundation, a charity which does not exist.

The Hollywood star, who does not have any children, has yet to comment on the bizarre Facebook stunt.


Tags: Ryan Gosling


More Ryan Gosling

Actors That Just Can't Stand The Sight of Each Other

Recently, Freddie Prinze Jr. revealed that he thought Kiefer Sutherland was ‘the most unprofessional’ person he’d ever worked with during his time on the hit...

Rachel McAdams Embarrassed By Notebook Audition Footage

The romantic film, which has just celebrated its ten year anniversary, was a global hit and launched the careers of Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling....

Twitter Explodes Over Ryan Gosling's Baby News: Five Other Celebrity Crushes You Have No Chance With

Hey girl, did you know that Ryan Gosling is about to be a dad? Neither did anyone else until this week, but when he and...

Eva Mendes Pregnant With Ryan Gosling’s Baby? Reports Suggest Actress Is Two Months From Childbirth

Eva Mendes could be seven months pregnant with Ryan Gosling's baby, unconfirmed reports have suggested. As well as expecting a child, the couple could also...


Ryan Gosling & Rachel McAdams 'Screamed' At Each Other Whilst Filming 'The Notebook'

Everyone may rave about Ryan Gosling's chivalrous portrayal of Noah Calhoun in The Notebook but he was hardly as gallant off screen with his co-star...

What Chemistry? Ryan Gosling And Rachel McAdams Fought During ‘The Notebook’ Filming

The Notebook has just turned ten, bringing the classic romance movie back into the headlines with a deluge of new interviews and trivia regarding the...

Rachel McAdams' 'The Notebook' Audition Tape Will Give You Shivers

Once of the world's best-loved romance movies, The Notebook, has just turned ten, marking a decade since the then little-known actors Ryan Gosling and Rachel...

Ryan Gosling's Father's Day Adoption Hoax Fools Almost 1 Million Facebook Users

Fans of Ryan Gosling were left feeling red-faced this past weekend.The 33 year-old actor was recently at the center of a Father's Day hoax that...



Ryan Gosling Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Ryan Gosling

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All