“I’m not going anywhere near that”: Ryan Gosling Breaks Silence on Barbie 2 After $1.4B Phenomenon Put Him Through Hell

Ryan Gosling has dropped a hint about a potential spinoff focusing on his character, Ken.

“I’m not going anywhere near that”: Ryan Gosling Breaks Silence on Barbie 2 After $1.4B Phenomenon Put Him Through Hell


  • Ryan Gosling responded to a fan's question about a "Barbie 2".
  • He has hinted at a potential spinoff centered around his character.
  • Gosling's sculpted physique drew gasps and raised eyebrows.
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While a Barbie sequel might be off the table for director Greta Gerwig and star Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, who stole hearts as the titular Ken in the film, has hinted at a potential spinoff centered around his character.

Ryan Gosling in Barbie
Ryan Gosling in Barbie

Despite the film’s immense success at the box office, grossing over $1.4 billion, Gerwig and Robbie have expressed their lack of interest in continuing the story. However, Gosling seems open to the possibility of revisiting the world of Ken, albeit in a different form.

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Ryan Gosling Spoke on Potential Barbie 2 

While the film’s success has naturally sparked discussions about a potential sequel, key figures behind the scenes, such as director Greta Gerwig and lead actress Margot Robbie, have remained relatively uninterested. However, recent comments from Ryan Gosling, who portrayed the iconic character Ken in the film, suggest that a spinoff might be in the works.

During a conversation about the blockbuster at London’s BFI Southbank recently, a fan asked Ryan Gosling about Barbie 2. While attending the event with co-star America Ferrera, Gosling stated: (Via Variety)

Simu Liu, Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling as Barbie and Kens
Simu Liu, Margot Robbie, and Ryan Gosling as Barbie and Kens

Oh I’m not going anywhere near that…Can it be a husky Ken? Can I play Husky Ken, like Sandwich Ken? Can I play that Ken next time?


Gosling’s charismatic and comedic portrayal of Ken was a highlight of the film, earning him praise from critics and audiences alike. 

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Ryan Gosling’s Transformation into Ken: Diet and Workout Secrets 

Ryan Gosling’s portrayal of Ken in the blockbuster Barbie movie has certainly turned heads. His toned physique and chiseled features brought the iconic doll to life, leaving many wondering how he achieved his impressive transformation. 


To achieve the Ken-tastic physique, Gosling reportedly followed a disciplined diet and workout routine. His workout regimen consisted of a traditional bodybuilding split, hitting the gym five days a week for intense hour-and-a-half sessions. He rested on Wednesdays and Sundays, dedicating these days to active recovery activities like hiking or playing basketball. 

Ryan Gosling
Ryan Gosling as Ken in Barbie

But a sculpted body isn’t built on exercise alone—diet plays a crucial role. Gosling’s diet was carefully curated to support his workout routine and promote lean muscle development.

Celebrity personal trainer David Higgins, responsible for whipping the Barbie cast into shape, revealed in a GQ interview some key aspects of Gosling’s diet. The primary rule was a strict avoidance of processed foods, emphasizing whole, nutrient-dense choices. 


We can’t help but appreciate the transformation that goes beyond the silver screen- Gosling’s journey to Ken-tastic perfection. 

Barbie is available to watch on Prime Video on rent.

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