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Eva Mendes is ‘so proud’ to be Ryan Gosling’s Barbie after Oscar nomination

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Eva Mendes gushed over longtime partner Ryan Gosling following his 2024 Oscar nomination for his role in “Barbie.”

“So proud of my man,” the actress wrote on Instagram Wednesday alongside a screenshot of a past article slamming Gosling’s performance as Ken in the 2023 film.

“So much hate when he took on this role. So many people trying to shame him for doing it.”

Mendes, 49, continued, “Despite all the #Notmyken ridicule and articles written about him, he created this completely original, hilarious, heartbreaking, now iconic character and took it all the way to Oscars [sic].

“So beyond proud to be this Ken’s Barbie 💕.”

Mendes’ post highlighted various portions of the June 2022 article, in which Gosling, 43, was critiqued as a “creepy, older West Hollywood [man] who still thinks they’re in their 20s.”

The piece also claimed the actor’s bleach-blond hair in the movie was “just that bad” and his costumes were enough to send viewers to therapy for nightmares.

Meanwhile, the “Hitch” star’s appreciation for her man was echoed by his co-star America Ferrera.

“👏👏👏 He is brilliant as Ken! Pulled off a triple somersault performance,” Ferrera, who played Gloria in the film, commented.

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“We’re so lucky it was him and I’m so grateful for the way he showed up with his super stardom, and continues to show up to support all the women in this process!! He is a class act and insanely deserving and talented.”

“Top Chef” alum Padma Lakshmi also chimed in, saying that Gosling’s part was “such a hard role to pull off,” but “he did so with flying colors and made it so much fun AND endearing.”

On Tuesday, it was revealed that Gosling received a 2024 Oscar nomination in the best supporting actor category, while Ferrera was nominated for best supporting actress.

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