For the first time in recorded history, Ryan Gosling did something bad. And not sexy bad, just bad, bad. Timeout bad. Rather than do any sort of scheduling ahead of time, he skipped the Cannes premiere of Only God Forgives to work on directing How to Catch a Monster in Detroit. DETROIT! That’s like the opposite of Cannes. While he apologized via letter to the Cannes director for his scheduling snafu (which for the record got read aloud at a press conference), he didn’t seem all too concerned with the fact that he let everyone down. And for something stupid.
“Can’t believe I’m not In Cannes. I was hoping to come but I’m on week three shooting my film in Detroit. Miss you all. Nicolas, my friend, we really are the same persons in different dimensions. I’m sending you good vibrations.”
I’m not saying his directorial debut is stupid. I’m just saying not planning in advance is stupid. I know he has about 14 projects up in the air at any given point and I know that 4 of those involve saving people’s lives and 1 of them involves curing boredom, but still, use a calendar buddy.
Sure he’s on top of the world right now, but no one lasts there forever. Just ask JTT. Do you think he ever thought that he’d wind up the subject of a “Whatever Happened To” article on the Internet. No, no he did not. Or how about Nick Carter? There was a time in this country when people believed him to be extremely attractive. To the point where he got called heartthrob on the reg. But now? Who knows what he’s doing now. Probably taking Aaron Carter to the dentist a lot. That kid had a pretty intense candy stage during his tween years.
So Ryan, what I’m trying to say, is that no one stays beloved forever. Don’t take the fact that every human being in America wants to have sex with you for granted. Today you’re that guy, tomorrow you’re just #67 in an article titled, “68 Signs You Weren’t in a Coma in 2013.”