Tuesday 20 August 2019

Real Life Inception: Ryan Gosling 'wears' latest Macauley Culkin t-shirt

It's the greatest battle the internet has ever known.

Okay, that may be a slight exaggeration.

It all started with a plain white t-shirt and iconic Life Magazine cover.

The Notebook hunk was spotted wear a t-shirt featuring Macauley Culkin wearing a Ryan Gosling t-shirt, when Ryan Gosling originally wore a Macauley Culkin t-shirt.

Get it? Good.

Some crafty online users with questionable Photoshop skills have taken this competition to the next, more epic level.


The essential Gosling/Culkin Timeline:

March 22, 2013: Ryan Gosling wears a T-shirt of Macaulay Culkin's LIFE cover.

May 12, 2014: Pizza Underground post a photo of Macaulay Culkin wearing a t-shirt of Ryan Gosling wearing the T-shirt of Macaulay Culkin and generally being the mega chill dude that he is.


May 13, 2014: Someone on Twitter unconvincingly Photoshops an old photo of The Gos implying that he has within 24 hours somehow sourced a T-shirt with a print of the Macaulay Culkin wearing Ryan Gosling wearing Macaulay Culkin photo.

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May 14, 2014: Dispensing with any pretence of authenticity, someone else even more dodgily Photoshops a random photo of Macaulay Culkin wearing a tee that depicts Ryan Gosling wearing a T-shirt of Macaulay Culkin wearing a t-shirt of Ryan Gosling wearing a T-shirt of Macaulay Culkin.

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Additional reporting by Christopher Hooton, Independent.co.uk




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