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Should Ryan Gosling Have Joined the Backstreet Boys?

Fergie 2013/01/16 20:00:00
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It seems like every day, a new story breaks about one of Ryan Gosling's hidden talents: knitting, ballet dancing, life saving, the list goes on. You name it, he's good at it.

It's also pretty common knowledge that Gosling was a member of The Mickey Mouse Club in his youth, and that he sings in the indie band Dead Man's Bones when he's not acting, but it was revealed this week that the heartthrob was almost a founding member of the Backstreet Boys.

Apparently, Gosling and Backstreet Boy A.J. McLean lived in the same apartment building in the early days of the boy band, and McLean asked Gosling to join. In a press interview for "Gangster Squad," Gosling explained that he declined because he thought they were a rip-off of New Kids on the Block, and he never thought they'd make it big.

McLean confirmed Gosling's claim to TMZ, and said that later when the Backstreet Boys became huge, Ryan called A.J., presumably to see if he could jump onboard, but McLean never returned his call. Ouch.

It all turned out alright for Ryan Gosling in the end though, as we all can see, but what do you think? Should Ryan Gosling have joined the Backstreet Boys when he had the chance?

MUSIC.YAHOO.COM reports:
Ryan Gosling has revealed in a recent interview for his new 1940s shoot-em-up film "Gangster Squad", that he missed his opportunity to become a member of none other than the Backstreet Boys!
1940s shoot-em-up film gangster squad missed opportunity member backstreet boys

Read More: http://music.yahoo.com/blogs/stop-the-presses/ryan...

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  • manfrommars46 2013/10/05 19:41:41
    No way
    manfrommars46
    He should join the Geese. They don't half squawk.
  • TheAsianDiva85 2013/10/05 18:19:27
    No way
    TheAsianDiva85
    That would have been a very bad idea if Famous Actor Ryan Gosling have joined the Backstreet Boys because that would have been a bad idea,that would have been weird,the Backstreet Boys are already big,famous and much more talented than and without Ryan and Ryan is better than his Acting Skill than his singing skill!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • PandoraBoxe 2013/01/28 03:12:51
    No way
    PandoraBoxe
    why and who cares?
  • MARIDOTS 2013/01/20 05:45:27
    No way
    MARIDOTS
    I think hes a wonderful actor.. he's found his niche.
  • Dave 007 2013/01/19 13:01:54
    No way
    Dave 007
    REALLY!!
  • cherryphi 2013/01/18 19:05:19
    No way
    cherryphi
    Thank goodness no...
  • pantagruella 2013/01/18 18:18:42
    Yes
    pantagruella
    Thanks for the choice. I know who Ryan Gosling is. He was in Fracture. The Backstreet Boys sound like a boy band with an urban flavour. I don't like boy bands on principle because I prefer people like Ritchie Blackmore, sullen but good on the guitar.
  • Paul 2013/01/18 17:12:46
    No way
    Paul
    who is he...?
  • Dickens 2013/01/18 16:52:30
    No way
    Dickens
    +1
    ...actually, NO ONE should have joined the backseat boys...
  • Roberto 2013/01/18 11:59:40
    Yes
    Roberto
    What if...??? He's good looking enough to have been one. :)
  • koko 2013/01/18 05:23:25
    No way
    koko
  • JS 2013/01/18 05:13:40
    No way
    JS
    He's gone way farther than he ever could with the Backstreet Boys.
  • celeste.keenan1 2013/01/18 03:38:40
    No way
    celeste.keenan1
    I don't think that it would have worked out. I hate questions like this but I think that the current incarnation of the Backstreet Boys Kevin, Howie, Brian, A.J., and Nick is great.
  • Tennessee3501 2013/01/18 01:36:00
    No way
    Tennessee3501
    Ryan Gosling made a movie ("Murder By Numbers") with Sandra Bullock in 2002. He did not marry her. He let her get away when he could have saved her from Jesse James. He therefore does not deserve any professional awards and he does not belong in the Backstreet Boys. He belongs in "The Backward Boys", the group that lets all the pretty girls get away! LOL !
  • Nicole Thomas 2013/01/17 23:58:38
    Yes
    Nicole Thomas
    This just made my day! :D
  • macy 2013/01/17 23:06:35
    No way
    macy
  • Robert Strobel 2013/01/17 21:22:34
    No way
    Robert Strobel
    Personally I do not care.
  • alex 2013/01/17 20:28:31
    Yes
    alex
    Should have took his chance. Seeing as how I actually like the bsb, I wouod probably have preferred not tho. I know what they sound like with out him and its just fine to me. And you can keep your hate off my comment thanks :)
  • ratclifft~pwcm 2013/01/17 18:52:20
    No way
    ratclifft~pwcm
    +1
    if you want the truth there should have never been a back street boy's
  • Cal 2013/01/17 17:36:15
    No way
    Cal
  • Sperry23 2013/01/17 16:19:33
    Yes
    Sperry23
    +1
    Sure, why not. They're over and pointless. He's over and pointless. Perfect match.
  • Catherine 2013/01/17 14:31:18
    No way
    Catherine
    +1
    HELL NO!!!!!
  • Cleaver62 2013/01/17 13:57:39
    Yes
    Cleaver62
    Sure why not... they couldn't have been any worse for it.
  • QC 2013/01/17 13:07:08
    Yes
    QC
    +1
    Roflmao!!!
  • Ozymandias 2013/01/17 10:45:09
  • Cunning Stunts 2013/01/17 07:40:01
    No way
    Cunning Stunts
    Maybe 'N Sync, at least then he could have replaced Joey Fatone.
  • the Supreme 2013/01/17 05:45:35
    Yes
    the Supreme
    +1
    i'll bet he was super cute back then too
  • PrincessChaos_25 2013/01/17 05:06:46
    No way
    PrincessChaos_25
    +2
    Backstreet Boys are horrible.
    ewww no
  • the Sup... Princes... 2013/01/17 05:46:05
    the Supreme
    +1
    they werent famous for their singing
  • Harley Squiggles the God \(... 2013/01/17 03:16:22
    No way
    Harley Squiggles the God \(#o#)/
    No. o_o
  • ♥Gabs1697♥ 2013/01/17 03:14:43
    No way
    ♥Gabs1697♥
    +2
    Then I wouldn't have been able to watch and enjoy 'The Notebook'
  • mm61675 ♥Gabs1697♥ 2013/01/17 20:02:24 (edited)
  • Lucy Krueger 2013/01/17 02:21:02
    No way
    Lucy Krueger
    they suck
  • tatilee(: 2013/01/17 02:04:34
    No way
    tatilee(:
    +1
    Ryan is wayy too good for them. Even though, i admit i was a bit obsessed with them when i was younger, their time has fade and Ryan Gosling is extremely successful...........And he's sexy, which has nothing to do with it but i thought i would just state that fact.
  • Samantha Green 2013/01/17 01:16:33
    No way
    Samantha Green
    Nope!
  • Danielle 2013/01/17 00:43:10
  • Tangerine Sky 2013/01/16 23:42:46
    No way
    Tangerine Sky
    He's too good for them.
  • MadMax 2013/01/16 23:30:44
    No way
    MadMax
    Yes? Who cares? He was a Disney Clubhouse kid, maybe he should've been in NSync with Timberlake? He wasn't. Move on.
  • JayRevolution 2013/01/16 23:23:28
    No way
    JayRevolution
    +2
    The Backstreet Boys are so washed up. He's going much better than them at this point in time.
  • Little Italy 2013/01/16 22:39:33
    No way
    Little Italy
    I thought you strictly acting, uh

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