Ryan Gosling has been a long time lover of actress Eva Mendes. After “falling in love” with him she wants to have kids. He seems to have changed her outlook about having a family.
The actress is 45 year old and she covers Women’s Health May 2019 issue. In an interview for the issue she talks about her life with Gosling who she began dating from 2011. She had began dating Gosling from 2011. She told that she would never imagine herself as being a mother until she fell in love with Ryan and had two daughters, 4 year old Esmeralda and 2 year old Amada.
“Ryan Gosling happened,” she continues when asked what changed. “I mean, falling in love with him. Then it made sense for me to have… not kids, but his kids. It was very specific to him.”
Mendes gave a sweet shout-out to Gosling when he won the 2017 Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Musical pr Comedy for his role in ‘La la land.’ She calls his “sweetheart” and praises him for his equal involvement in parenting even if he was busy with the movie.
He also emotionally praised Mendes for helping her late brother, Juan Carlos Mendez while he was battling cancer. Sadly, Mendez died of throat cancer at the age of 53 in April 2016.
Mendes spills “It was like a dream but really, what I heard was that he said my brother’s name. It was the most beautiful gesture, and I had no idea Ryan was going to say it. Losing my brother was incredibly difficult.”
Mendes admitted that raising two daughters who are of similar age is not an easy task and as both her and Gosling are in spotlight avoid paparazzi can be a really hard thing to do.
She explains “It’s definitely a concern, not only are we in the industry, but the whole fame component is super scary when you try to raise your kids.”
Mendes says that she is more focused on being a great mother rather than her career in Hollywood.
She was questioned about her aspirations as an actor after her first baby was born. She said “I felt a lack of ambition, if I can be honest. I feel more ambitious in the home right now than I do in the workplace.”
ET spoke to Mendes at the New York & Company Fall 2018 Holiday runway show, where she revealed the family secret about her daughters thinking their dad was actually a real life astronaut after they visited the set of his movie, ‘First Man’ in which he had represented Neil Armstrong.
She remarked “They loved it! And they now think Poppy’s an astronaut, we haven’t corrected them yet.”