Rachel McAdams Discusses The Ryan Gosling ‘Hey Girl’ Meme And Explains Why She Was In Awe Of Lindsay Lohan

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Despite worldwide notoriety and professional acclaim, Rachel McAdams is still a bit of a mystery. Considering the actress has starred in two of the most popular films of the past decade, Morning Glory and The Family Stone Mean Girls and The Notebook, you might think we’d know a little bit more about the talented actress. What’s her favorite color? Who’s her favorite Ninja Turtle? What are her thoughts on true love?

While the first two questions remain shrouded in mystery, McAdams opened up about Ryan Gosling, Lindsay Lohan, and yes, even true love during a recent interview for her Allure cover shoot.

Let’s find out what the enigmatic actress had to say!

Regarding the popular “Hey Girl” Ryan Gosling meme: “I know you’re not going to believe me, but I don’t follow it.”

Allow us to provide you with an example, Ms. McAdams:


On the rumors that her Mean Girls co-star Lindsay Lohan felt intimated by her on set: “If anything, I was in awe of her talent. I looked at her as this experienced actor, and she had great comedic timing. It’s just funny to hear that because you never know what people are thinking. We all try to act like we’ve got it together.”


Does McAdams still believe in true love? “Oh, yeah, for sure. Absolutely.”

The August issue of Allure is on sale July 29.

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