Newswire: Ryan Gosling almost played some football guy on Gilmore Girls

Gilmore Girls fans have a complicated relationship with the many loves of Alexis Bledel’s Rory. Some of them are awful, some of them are awful in different ways, and some of them are named Jess, but if things had gone a bit differently, Rory might’ve had a boyfriend we could all get behind: Ryan Gosling. As reported by Vulture, Gilmore Girls casting director Jami Rudofsky revealed at this weekend’s Gilmore Girls Fan Festival in Connecticut that Gosling auditioned for a part on the show. There’s no indication his character would’ve actually dated Rory, but come on. He’s Ryan Gosling.

Rudofsky had cast Gosling in an independent film before working on Gilmore Girls and before Gosling had become a star, explaining that she initially didn’t like him “because he was late and he was blonde.” However, she then realized he was actually “amazing,” and …

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