We Didn’t Think It Was Possible, But Ryan Gosling Made Us Love Him Even More

Everyone has embarrassing childhood videos floating around, but no one has quite the goldmine that Ryan Gosling does. The former Mickey Mouse Club alumnus had quite the dancing career circa 1992, and it has mercifully been recorded for posterity’s sake and posted on YouTube.

This particular dance (yes, there are others) shows baby Ryan Gosling in MC Hammer pants shaking his groove thang surrounded by a female dance troupe. The best part is, he’s actually quite good and really into it. Whoever filmed it got some excellent close-up shots of his expression, and you can tell he thinks he’s some hot stuff. And, well, looking at him now as America’s heartthrob, we can’t even fault him for that.

Aside from having a last name that is difficult for telemarketers to correctly pronounce, Jordan Gripenwaldt is a degree-wielding Anthropology major and aspiring novelist who has swapped research paper deadlines for article deadlines. In addition to having a deep and abiding love for musical theatre, 80′s power ballads, social justice, television, and grandpa sweaters, she is also the proud and very excited Executive Editor of Germ Magazine and can be reached at

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