Big news in Hollywood – two of our favorite leading men about to become fathers. One of these stories, however, is far more shocking than the other and has female moviegoers around the world feeling depressed.
It has been revealed that Ryan Gosling is expecting a baby with A Place Beyond the Pines co-star, Eva Mendes. The pair met on the set back in 2011 and have been dating ever since. A friend of the actress’ is quoted as saying that Eva is “very independent but she’s content with her partner. She finally found the person she really wants to be with.” That’s good because there are plenty of women who would line up to take her place!
Reports indicate that the bundle of joy is expected to make an appearance in October 2014 which means she has been able to conceal her pregnancy for a rather long time! It’s funny because she was on Ellen earlier this year where she flat-out denied any rumors about her being pregnant.
She told Ellen: “It’s so ridiculous. It all started because I didn’t want to go through the scanners at the airport. You know those X-ray scanners, which are really creepy? They basically see you naked, right? And not only that, but there’s the radiation aspect to it, so I always opt out.” Well, if she really is about seven months along, then she probably was pregnant when she refused to go through the machines at the airport!
There’s a bit of an age gap between the 40-year-old actress and her 33-year-old beau but the pair seem excited to welcome their first child despite rumors of relationship problems a few months ago. Ellen’s congratulatory tweet said it best: “Congrats to @RyanGosling and @EvaMendes! That’s going to be the most beautiful, bilingual, part-superhero, well-dressed, romantic baby ever.”
In less shocking but equally thrilling news, Robert Downey Jr. has announced that he and his wife, Susan, are expecting their second child together. The 49-year-old Iron Man star kept it low-key but predictably witty by tweeting: “Yo. Susan. Me. Baby. Girl. November. Scorpio?”
The happy news comes at a stressful time for the family. Downey, who famously battled his own addiction issues, is having to provide support to his oldest child, Indio (20), who was recently arrested for cocaine possession. He has made it clear that he plans to stand by his son while he works through his own addictions.
Downey and his current wife have been married since 2005 and have one other child together, a 2-year-old boy named Exton.