We all know family trips never run smoothly. Unfortunately, our dreams about having the perfect outing with our tiny tots never come true.
We’ve experienced the disastrous picnics where it doesn’t stop raining as you eat soggy sandwiches as your children complain about the bad phone signal.
We’ve dealt with stressful trips to the airport where we worry about having a Home Alone moment and leave one of the kids at home.
Much to our surprise celebrity parents also experience these dreaded days. Surely Victoria Beckham has had to deal with one of her kids throwing a tantrum in the frozen food aisle in Aldi too.
La La Land actor Ryan Gosling reassured parents when he appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live this week. The father-of-two was promoting his new film Blade Runner 2049.
He has been busy promoting the film, which is set to become a box-office hit, but also wanted to spend time with his adoring family.
Ryan decided to bring them along to New York, where he was filming with the Saturday Night Live gang. The Notebook star was flat out with rehearsals for the live comedy series.
Despite his hectic schedule, Ryan wanted his family to have the time of their lives in the city that never sleeps, New York.
Ryan has two daughters with partner and actress Eva Mendes, three-year-old Esmeralda and one-year-old Amada. He chatted about their visit during his interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
The father-of-two said, “It was Amada’s first time in New York and I brought her to the window in the morning and I said, ‘sweetheart, welcome to New York.”
As Ryan and his youngest daughter shared that touching moment, two cars on the road below their hotel room smashed into each other.
Ryan was stunned by the incident, he couldn’t believe the timing, “Smoke started pouring out of the cars.”
He goes on to share that the two men involved in the collision started using obscene hand gestures, so Ryan quickly whisked his daughter away from the awkward view.
“I quickly covered her eyes and ran away from the window,” laughed Ryan, who still can’t believe the unfortunate moment.
Presenter Jimmy Kimmel found the situation to be extremely amusing and said, “She learned to give the finger in New York. Wow, that’s about as good as it gets.”
A bashful Ryan agreed and said it was indeed a very New York experience.
Let’s hope the Gosling’s next trip will be a little less dramatic.