'Seduced and Abandoned's Ryan Gosling Makes Hollywood Look Depressing
Ryan Gosling is getting real about his life in the film industry and it's kind of sad. A clip of Gosling's interview from the documentary Seduced and Abandoned has been released, and honestly Ryan Gosling makes Hollywood appear depressing. He starts off talking about Los Angeles as a whole and its high percentage of aspiring actors:
Gosling, who moved to West Hollywood at the age of 16, also detailed the grueling audition process that seemingly hasn't gotten any easier for him even though he's made it big by industry standards.
But despite that setback, Gosling will often give things a shot anyway as an acting exercise and an experience. But inside the casting room is not any more uplifting.
But a bad audition doesn't end when the scene does. Gosling goes on to explain that the aftermath of an audition can be just as depressing.
And then after all that? Gosling says, "You wait in traffic for two hours and you go through it again."
Yikes. Though the director laughs at some of the tale, the way Gosling tells it it's clear this isn't very funny. He explains everything in a monotone rambling sentence as if finally getting something upsetting off his chest. Last March, Gosling announced he was taking a break from acting saying, "I've lost perspective on what I'm doing. I think it's good for me to take a break and reassess why I'm doing it and how I'm doing it." After hearing his Hollywood experience, we don't really blame him.
You can watch the full clip below: