Turns out Ryan Gosling plays a good Samaritan in real life.
The Academy Award-nominated star was apparently caught on camera breaking up a fight in an intersection in New York’s East Village.
A YouTube video documenting the deed shows a man who looks like the “Crazy, Stupid, Love" actor successfully separating two men who were getting physical near St. Mark’s Place (Watch for Gosling's entrance about 30-seconds into the video. He's wearing a blue cap and striped tank top). The incident went down on 8th Street, according to the New York Daily News.
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At some point in the vid, onlookers realize they’re watching “that guy from the movie … ‘The Notebook’” and begin to shriek.
“Are you serious?” one woman says. “You’re lying … Oh My God it is!”
E! News reports Gosling’s rep has yet to comment on the viral vid, which was uploaded two days ago.