Ryan Gosling is able to take over the film theaters and your music playlists. A video that includes Ryan singing the unique music “I’m Simply Ken” within the Barbie film dropped on July 10, and it simply additional proves that Ryan was born to play Ken. Is there something this man can’t do?
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As Ken, Ryan sings about all the time being #2 to Barbie. He admits that “anyplace else I’d be a ten,” however in Barbieland… he’s simply Ken. “I’m simply Ken. The place I see love, she sees a pal,” Ken croons. Ken needs Barbie to see him for who he really is — the “man behind the ten.”
Mark Ronson, the Barbie soundtrack producer, revealed that Ryan recorded “I’m Simply Ken” in just a few hours. “It was so loopy,” Mark advised Variety. “[Ryan Gosling is] an enormous star of this film and solely has three hours on a Tuesday afternoon to chop the vocals. He simply went in and as he began to get warmed up I used to be like, ‘This man goes to homicide this music!’ After all he would.”
Ryan, together with the remainder of forged, celebrated the movie on the Barbie world premiere in Los Angeles on July 9. The La La Land actor appeared good-looking in a pink swimsuit and wore an “E” chain necklace in honor of his longtime companion Eva Mendes. Ryan’s co-star and Barbie herself, Margot Robbie, rocked a black strapless gown impressed by the 1960 “Solo within the Highlight” Barbie doll.
All through the Barbie press tour, Ryan has been exuding a lot Ken-rgy. After some haters thought Ryan was “too outdated” to play Ken, Ryan had the proper (and most Ken-like) response. “I might say, , if folks don’t need to play with my Ken, there are numerous different Kens to play with,” Ryan advised GQ. “It’s humorous, this sort of clutching-your-pearls thought of, like, #notmyken. Such as you ever thought of Ken earlier than this?…all of a sudden, it’s like, ‘No, we’ve cared about Ken this complete time.’ No, you didn’t. You by no means did. You by no means cared. Barbie by no means fucked with Ken. That’s the purpose. In case you ever actually cared about Ken, you’d know that no person cared about Ken. So your hypocrisy is uncovered. That is why his story should be advised.” Barbie can be launched in theaters on July 21.