There is not any doubt Greta Gerwig was feeling the Kenergy on her fortieth birthday, due to Ryan Gosling. On Aug. 4, the official “Barbie” Instagram shared a video of Gerwig receiving a particular shock from Gosling within the type of a flash mob of Kens and Barbie. The film’s director could be seen laughing and shedding a number of tears as she’s out of the blue bombarded by a bunch of males dancing their hearts out to “I am Simply Ken.”
The video begins with the Kens dancing and lip-synching to the “Barbie” energy ballad “I am Simply Ken” earlier than a bunch of Barbies crash the celebration with their very own dance quantity. Because the Barbies run into the room, the music switches to Dua Lipa’s “Dance the Evening Away,” which sparks an exuberant dance celebration for all the flash mob. On the finish of their efficiency, all the dancers shout, “Completely happy Birthday, Greta!”
Close to the tip of the video, Gerwig hugs all the dancers, and somebody off-camera asks the director if she is aware of who deliberate the musical shock for her. “I don’t know,” she responds. “Consider the bagpipes,” they inform her, reminding Gerwig of the time Gosling despatched a bagpiper to the “Barbie” sleepover to play for his costars.
“As Kens know… Generally the one technique to specific your emotions is thru music & dance!” the Instagram’s caption reads. “Ken Ryan despatched these particular Barbies and Kens to start out Greta’s birthday with all the emotions!!”
Gerwig’s fortieth birthday was already assured to be an unforgettable one due to the large 12 months she’s having. Along with “Barbie” having the greatest opening weekend ever for a film from a feminine director (and changing into an authorized blockbuster), she additionally welcomed her second youngster earlier this 12 months. Take a look at Gosling’s birthday reward for Gerwig within the video beneath.