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A Facebook page duped almost a million people with a Ryan Gosling adoption hoax

Hey girl, it’s a hoax.

A FAKE FATHER’S Day Facebook post involving Ryan Gosling fooled almost a million Facebook users yesterday.

A Facebook user posing as The Notebook star posted an admission that Gosling had been harbouring a secret son for a whole year. The post details how he took on the son of a female friend who passed away from cancer and had been looking after him until his biological father gained full custody and took him away.


This father’s day, I’ve decided to tell the story of how I became a father. This little guy was only 9 months old when I became his dad. His mom and I were great friends before she passed away from cancer. I promised her, I’d always look after him. So, I had decided to step up and become his dad. He brought me so much joy. He was my everything. 1 year later after the adoption, his biological father wanted him. Of course, I put up a fight, but he won. That 1 year of being his father taught me how to love unconditionally. We have to stop and be thankful for our children and children should stop and be thankful for their parents. What I truly learned most of all is, every child needs love. Save thousands of children and meet me while doing it bit.ly/RGofficial

Fans of the unofficial page (which currently has 166,000 likes) believed the story, with commenters going wild for the news.

My ovaries just exploded. xD
just when i think i couldnt love you more!!! xx
Reason 90636 why you’re then most perfect man on the planet!

The likes currently stand at 919,665 and has been shared almost 60,000 times.

Some media outlets such as Closer even reported the story, but have since taken it down.

In all fairness, he could have had a secret kid hidden from the paparazzi for a whole year.

In the words of one commenter:

Abraham Lincoln once said,”Don’t believe everything you read on Facebook.”

Penneys are now selling Ryan Gosling knickers>

How much of a ride is Ryan Gosling, really?>

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