Hey, this is Ryan Gosling, writing in behalf of my best friend, Brandon. Where to begin, I mean... he's everything to me. I owe him for where I am today. He's the one that not only told me to get into acting, but has coached me on every movie I've been in. Remember the Notebook? Well I was struggling to grasp the character and I'll never forget what Brandon said to me; he said, "Ryan. Be passionate and get rained on sometimes." Boom. He was right. Box office magic. Remember when I take my shirt off in 'Crazy, Stupid, Love'? No, Brandon was not my body double... he refused, but I was feeling insecure about it and he told me, "No Ryan. I will not just give you a fish to feed you for a day (by being your body double)... I'm going to train you until your body looks exactly like mine." Boom. That was ME in that shot. Not Brandon. Me. He did it. He got my body almost identical to his. Alright, Brandon is gonna kill me for telling you all of this, he's gonna feel totally embarrassed, but I just want people to know the impact he's had on me, and that he's the best guy I know. I wish I was him. He hates when I say that, because he says I have a lot going for me, but still. He's the best. Okay, I could go on for days but better end this. I just... I just love him. That's all.
- Love Ryan Gosling