Why Eva Mendes Appreciates Ryan Gosling Cooking as a Dad

Share the load! Eva MendesAnd Ryan Gosling make sure they split all parenting responsibilities — especially if it helps teach their daughters how to break down stereotypes. 

“I’m not an amazing cook — I leave that to Ryan,” Mendes, 46, told ForbesInterview published June 2, 2022. “Hopefully it’s showing my girls that there are no gender-specific roles that one must take on and that we are partners in this. That we’re all partners in this, not just Ryan and I, but our children as well. It’s a team effort every day.”

The Training Daystar was added that when Esmerelda (7 years old) and Amada (5years old), see her and the, she and the Barbie actor, 41, “switching off doing certain things that aren’t specific to stereotypical gender things,”  it “creates balance and harmony” within the household. 

This isn’t the first time Mendes has gushed over her beau’s culinary skills. The HitchIn 2020, a star took to social media to write a sweet tribute on behalf of the LaLa Land star’s talent. 

“Ryan is an amazing chef AND baker. For reals. Incredible. No joke. I’m not sure that what I do is cooking. It’s more like steaming veggies and juicing and making rice. He cooks. I survive,” she captioned the now deleted post. 

Mendes and Gosling have been known for being very low-key about their love lives. The set of was where the lovebirds first met. The Place Beyond the PinesThey were seen spending a lot of time together on the project in 2011 and 2012. The red carpet premiere of the film in 2012 remains the only event they have attended together since their relationship began.

After three years, they are finally married. Us Weekly confirmed in September 2014 that the Disney alum and the model welcomed their first daughter, Esmeralda. Two years later, the couple welcomed daughter Amada.

2020 will see the following: Lost River actress opened up about the couple’s decision to keep their relationship private after a social media troll accused Gosling of not being “there for his children.”

“I don’t talk about Ryan and all the wonderful things he does as a father because I keep that part private,” Mendes wrote via Instagram at the time. “I feel it’s best that I continue to disclose what I’m comfortable with but not involve him or my kids too much. It’s not about being cagey or weird, it’s just about staying private in a public space. Does that make sense? I hope so. Because this is my honest answer.”

A source exclusively revealed that the same month, UseDuring the coronavirus pandemic quarantine, the parents spent all their time at home with their children. 

“They’re hands-on parents and don’t have any nannies,” the insider said. “Being confined to their home with two small children is exhausting at times, especially without hired help.”

The source revealed that Gosling’s favorite activity was attending Farmer’s Markets, adding that “he encourages everyone to do it with him. It’s fun for the whole family.”

The Canada native reflected on the time he spent during the COVID-19 lockdown with his family. 

“Our kids are young, so it was a tough time for them to be separated from other kids and not being able to see family and whatnot,” Gosling explained during an January 2021 interview with GQ. “So, we did our best to entertain them. I think Eva and I did more acting in quarantine than we have in our whole careers.”

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