It’s not everyday that you find yourself being rescued by a Hollywood hottie, but that’s the scenario a woman recently found herself in. Actor Ryan Gosling swooped in and saved a woman from being hit by a taxi in New York City on Tuesday night.
British journalist Laurie Penny was enjoying an evening in Manhattan, when she started to walk into oncoming traffic forgetting that cars drive on the right side of the road in the US. But, quick-thinking Gosling, 31, pulled her back before she was run over by a Yellow Cab. Laurie wrote on her twitter account: ‘I literally, LITERALLY just got saved from a car by Ryan Gosling. Literally. That actually just happened … I was crossing 6th avenue in a new pink wig. Not looking the right way because I am from London. Ryan Gosling grabbed me away from a taxi.’
The Hollywood heartthrob’s identity was confirmed by an onlooker. Incredibly, this is not the ‘Drive’ star’s first feat of heroism on the streets of New York – in 2011, Ryan was caught on video intervening in a brawl between a street vendor and an enraged customer.
You could rescue us anytime Mr. Gosling!