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Will Ryan Gosling Perform ‘I’m Just Ken’ At The Oscars?

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Is it his destiny to live and die a life of blonde fragility?

Ryan Gosling has been honest about if he’ll perform his Barbie hit “I’m Just Ken” at the Oscars.

We won’t know until January 23rd whether or not Ryan will be nominated for his role as celebrated role in the Barbie movie. Still, fans are dying for him to be at Hollywood’s biggest night, and hopefully take the stage in a big way.

Plus, given that the show has just won another big award, it might just be kenough to go all the way!

Ryan Gosling at a Barbie Event in pink jacket
Ryan Gosling shows off how well he can use a microphone for the crowd at Cinema Con 2023. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Ryan On Bringing Ken to the Oscars: “It’s All I’m Going To Think About”

 In an interview with W Magazine for its annual Best Performances issue, Gosling sat down with his Barbie co-star Margot Robbie to talk about the film’s success.

So far, Barbie has nabbed a slew of awards: Golden Globes. BAFTAs. You name it.

But the big question is, if nominated, will Gosling sing “I’m Just Ken” at the Oscars?

“I wasn’t thinking about it until now,” he admitted to W, “and now it’s all I’m going to think about!”

It’s all any of us are thinking about! With the thought firmly planted in his mind, Gosling spiraled out from there, questioning all the logistics of his performance.

Ryan Gosling and Margot Robbie at a Barbie premiere.
Barbie and Ken, all smiles at their big, pink premiere! (Photo by Lia Toby/Getty Images for Warner Bros. )

“Do you get paid to sing at the Oscars?” he asked Robbie. “Do you have to drive yourself? What kind of scratch is involved? They pick you up at least, right?”

But he didn’t stop there!

When asked about his go-to karaoke song, Gosling teased the much anticipate performance again, quipping: “I don’t have one. I only sing at the Oscars … Oh no, wait, I don’t.”

‘Barbie’ Shortlisted For All Major Oscars Categories

Ryan Gosling and America Ferrara chat about ‘Barbie’ during the all important ‘For Your Consideration’ period. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for Warner Bros.)

Oscar nominations won’t be revealed officially until January 23rd. However, Barbie has already led the pack for every major film award show of 2024 thus far. 

Barbie lead with 18 total nods for the 2024 Critics Choice Awards, and then snagged a win for the viral song! It actually beat out two other songs on the soundtrack: “What Was I Made For” by Billie Eilish, as well as Dua Lipa’s Barbie song “Dance the Night.”

So, we’re on a roll! 

The film also snagged nine nominations for the Golden Globes and  15 for the BAFTA Film Awards

And the viral smash song, “I’m Just Ken” is helping the nomination numbers climb. It’s received a nod from this year’s Golden Globes and a Grammy for Best Song Written for Visual Media.

Sounds like Ken is a big ten!

Will Ryan Gosling Perform ‘I’m Just Ken’ At The Oscars? was originally published on The Hollywood Gossip.

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