More Proof Ryan Gosling Is a God

Actor saves woman from taxi, world swoons

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Apr 4, 2012 10:14 AM CDT | Updated Apr 4, 2012 10:53 AM CDT

(Newser) – Stop the presses! Everybody swoon! Ryan Gosling saved a woman from being hit by a taxi last night. Our winning headline appears above, but we couldn't stop ourselves from brainstorming a few alternatives:

  • "Gosling Continues Superhero Streak, Saves Woman's Life" The news came to light after British reporter Laurie Penny tweeted, "I literally, LITERALLY just got saved from a car by Ryan Gosling. Literally. That actually just happened." Recalling that the Gos also once broke up a street fight, Annie Georgia Greenberg declares on Refinery 29, "Bruce Wayne, meet your match."
  • "Hey Girl, Don't Step in Front of That Car" OK, so what Gosling actually said was, "Hey, watch out!" according to Penny.

  • "Woman Saved From Taxi, Nearly Murdered by Jealous Onlookers" Gosling's identity was all but confirmed by a woman standing next to Penny, who said, "You lucky bitch."
  • "Millions of Women Fall Unconscious After Gosling Heroics" Coverage of the incident includes lines like: "Laurie Penny … just had the dreamiest brush with death ever." (New York Observer), and "Did anyone else just get weak in the knees?" (Jezebel).
  • And, one actual headline from The Frisky: "Ryan Gosling Returns To NYC, Saves Pedestrian’s Life, Leads My Libido Out Of Hibernation."
Click to see all of Penny's tweets on the matter.

Cast member Ryan Gosling arrives at the premiere of The Ides of March, in Beverly Hills, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011.
Cast member Ryan Gosling arrives at the premiere of "The Ides of March", in Beverly Hills, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
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