Ryan Gosling Reveals Why He Was Laughing During the Oscars Mix-Up

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One of the most popular photos of 2017 is without a doubt Ryan Gosling laughing on stage after it was revealed that there was a terrible mix-up at the Oscars. Namely, he hit movie in which he starred in, La La Land, was at first announced as the winner in the Best Picture category. However, just a few minutes later, it was revealed that the award actually went to Moonlight.

Ryan recently spoke at the Adobe Summit in Las Vegas, and decided to share why he couldn’t stop giggling while he was on stage.

“What really was happening as I was watching — it was surreal anyway — I was watching people start to have this panicked reaction in the crowd, and guys were coming on with headsets, and I felt like someone had been hurt. I thought there was some kind of medical situation, and I had this worst-case scenario playing out in my head. And then I just heard Moonlight won, and I was so relieved that I started laughing,” said the famous actor.

Ryan didn’t seem to care that the Oscar went to a different film, since he enjoyed Moonlight. He noted that he was thrilled that Moonlight won. “It’s such a groundbreaking film, made for a million dollars, and an incredible achievement, and I’m so happy for them that they were being recognized,” Gosling added.

Photo source: TMZ