London, England – Ryan Gosling’s unexpected reaction to Barbie’s win at the Critics Choice Awards has become a viral sensation, sparking a meme-worthy moment for the actor known for leaning into his role as Ken during the Barbie press tour.
At the awards ceremony, Gosling lost in the Best Supporting Actor category, but he didn’t go home empty-handed. He won the Best Song award for “I’m Just Ken,” and his bewildered expression at the announcement immediately caught the attention of viewers.
The moment occurred as Bella Ramsey and Anthony Ramos presented the award and playfully introduced the nominees. The camera cut to Gosling, who turned his head to the side in confusion and stared directly at the camera, leaving many to speculate that he thought the win was a prank.
The viral reaction to Gosling’s expression has sparked a wave of memes and online discussions, with many celebrating yet another addition to the actor’s collection of internet-famous moments. His dedicated portrayal of Ken has garnered widespread praise, making him a standout during the Barbie promotional events.
While the Barbie track performed by Gosling won at the Critics Choice Awards, it faced competition at the Golden Globes from another Barbie track, “What Was I Made For?” by Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell. The song written by Gosling, Mark Ronson, and Andrew Wyatt held its own and received recognition at the prestigious awards ceremony.
The buzz surrounding Gosling’s reaction has also brought attention to the broader outcome of the Critics Choice Awards, with numerous highlights and surprising wins in various categories. The event saw a mix of expected and unexpected victories, setting the stage for an exciting awards season.