Ryan Gosling this, and Ryan Gosling that. The world can't get enough of the dude! What is it about him that's so attractive to every living thing? Is it his Herculean abs, his natural charm or his quiet confidence? OK, yes. But we refuse to believe a mere mortal can be that flawless all the time.

It was a tough mission, but we set out to find proof that The Place Beyond the Pines actor isn't, in fact, the god that the interwebz have made him. And we succeeded—kind of. (Sure, in most of these photos, an entire make-up department had to make him look fugly.)

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