Ten years later it remains one of the most iconic love stories of the 21st century, cherished by pre-teen girls and celebrities alike.Back in 2004, though, studios and moviegoers weren’t as quick to anoint the Nicholas Sparks adaptation as a success.The 34-year-old felt totally unequipped to deal with the world of movies and knew she needed to protect herself by having a break.Gosling and Mc Adams have discussed their relationship pretty openly but haven't been too open about their breakup; they've kept those dirty details under wraps.Rachel was seen while Michael received an award and rehearsed for “The Passion” (April 2011) while Michael showed up while Rachel was filming “The Vow” in Toronto (October 2010) | view images).
“She’s smart, funny and sexy, like a cross between Brigitte Bardot and Jane Fonda.” –Michael Sheen on Rachel (Instyle Magazine) Rachel still lives in Toronto while Michael lives in Wales and LA – to be with his daughter Lily Mo – and they travel back and forward.
In fact, to this day, there are some fans out there still wishing and praying that they'll get back together.
Unfortunately, fans' Kristen Stewart-and-Robert-Pattinson-level adoration of all-things Gosling and Mc Adams may have put too much pressure and strain on the couple's high-profile relationship. ' I feel like I want to give people hugs, they seem so sad. Instead, we're consoling everybody else." Well, considering you two egged them on with stunts like this, you might owe fans a whole lot more than hugs. I'm just not getting anything from this.'" Cassavetes forced his actors to yell it out, which helped them move forward.
They were seen strolling in Los Feliz (view images), doing grocery shopping (view images) and out with Michael’s daughter Lily Mo (view images). It was a very pleasurable time, very enjoyable.” –Michael Sheen on meeting Rachel (Hollywood Life) “She gives me the time of day. We laugh a lot and I think that’s really important” –Michael Sheen on Rachel (Hollywood Life) “She’s you know, one of the best actresses of her generation.
Rachel & Michael both attended, alongside director Woody Allen and their co-stars, the premiere and Opening of Cannes Film Festival for “Midnight in Paris” in May (view images). And I could watch her doing anything on film, she’s just brilliant.