By Amelia Mularz
On Wednesday, Ryan Gosling let the world know that this is a break, not a breakup. He told the Associated Press that he needs some time away from acting and said, "I need a break from myself as much as I imagine the audience does."
No, Ryan, no we do not.
But regardless of what we think (or how many times we throw ourselves at him), Ryan needs his space. So how will we function without Ryan Gosling the actor? Surely the repercussions will be felt on a global level. Here's how we imagine it will all go down: