The news was first broken today by US magazine OK! which quoted a source as saying that the 40-year old actress has been ready to have a child for some time and ‘to be sharing this experience with Ryan is a dream come true for her!’
Interestingly the couple first started dating when they played parents Luke and Romina in the 2011 movie The Place Beyond The Pines, a serious crime drama that also starred Bradley Cooper and Ray Liotta.
Today’s story was quickly picked up by a number of other publications who are quoting further independent sources as conforming that Mendes is pregnant with Gosling’s child.
It is not the first time this year that Mendes has been thought to be pregnant as she caused something of a stir at LAX in February when she refused to go through the airport’s security scanner. This story was then beefed up by one publication saying that she had said she couldn’t go through the scanner as she was pregnant, a fact she denied at the time. Her management agents said that in fact she had never gone through airport scanners always opting to be hand checked instead. Read the rest of this entry »