Fans have been speculating in regards to the official relationship status of actress Eva Mendes and actor Ryan Gosling for a while, though they share two children and have been together for 11 years. On Friday, Mendes seemingly confirmed that they’re in actual fact married, a rumor that is been circulating for ages.
Mendes was making an an appearance on Channel Nine’s Today to speak about her charity work in Australia. Meanwhile, Gosling is currently filming latest his movie, The Fall Guy, within the land down under. During her interview, Mendes was talking in regards to the warm reception they’d received, and casually referred to Gosling as her “husband.”
“Everyone seems to be so welcoming here and my husband Ryan is here and we’re having the most effective time,” she told hosts Karl Stefanovic and Allison Langdon.
The comment follows a post on Instagram of her inner wrist tattoo, that reads “de Gosling,” and which her followers took to be a reference the tradition of adding a husband’s last name to at least one’s own, using “de” (“of” in English). So, “de Gosling” translates to “of Gosling.”
She then made some remarks on an episode of Australia’s Kyle and Jackie O Show, during which co-host Brittany Hockley asked, “There’s a rumor that you simply guys may need secretly tied the knot. Is that true?”
Mendes replied, “But who says we weren’t already? I prefer to keep all of it mysterious. I’m a really mysterious woman.”
Concerning the tattoo, she said, “I do have a tattoo. It’s only a press on…no, it’s not a press on. But I got it years ago. I posted an image and I’ve gotten a number of funny questions.”
The couple got together in 2011 they usually share two daughters, Esmerelda, eight, and Amada, six.
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