Ryan Gosling beams as he confirms birth of second child
Ryan Gosling has confirmed the birth of his second child by thanking a reporter who offered his well wishes.
The actor and his girlfriend Eva Mendes hit headlines last month (Apr16) when it was reported she was pregnant with the couple's second child, and the actors surprised fans once more on Monday (09May16) after it was revealed the tot had already been born.
A birth certificate obtained by editors at TMZ.com suggested the pair became parents again on 29 April (16), when little Amada Lee Gosling was born at Providence St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica, California.
Eva De La Caridad Mendez is listed as the newborn's mum and Ryan Thomas Gosling the father.
Representatives for the private pair still haven't commented on the news, but The Notebook hunk acknowledged the baby news during a brief chat with Entertainment Tonight reporter Cameron Mathison at the Hollywood premiere of his new movie The Nice Guys.
"We at ET want to say congratulations on your new baby girl," Cameron shared with the star. "That's a beautiful thing."
Smiling widely, the new dad couldn't hide his excitement as he expressed his gratitude for the warm wishes, replying, "Well thank you very much. Thank you."
Ryan did not expand on his comments, but in December (15), he discussed his joy at spending the holidays with the couple's first daughter, then-20-month-old Esmeralda Amada.
"This will be our first Christmas where (Esmeralda is) sort of taking it all in, so that's exciting," he told Hello! magazine.
He also briefly spoke about his love for Eva, who he has been dating since they met on the set of The Place Beyond the Pines in 2011.
"I know that I'm with the person I'm supposed to be with," he gushed. "The only quality I look for in a woman is that she's Eva Mendes. There's nothing else I'm looking for."
- Cover Media