Ryan Gosling Goes “Bananas” with Epic “I’m Just Ken” Performance at 2024 Oscars

The 2024 Oscars ceremony witnessed a show-stopping performance unlike any other when Ryan Gosling took the stage to belt out the hit song “I’m Just Ken” from the critically-acclaimed live-action film “Barbie.”

As promised by the song’s creators, Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt, the performance lived up to the hype and then some. Described as “absolutely bananas” by Ronson himself, Gosling delivered a high-energy spectacle that left the audience both entertained and surprised.


Clad in a blindingly pink, custom-made suit – a clear homage to Ken’s signature style – Gosling captivated the Dolby Theatre with his surprisingly strong vocals and playful dance moves. The elaborate stage set resembled a giant dreamhouse, complete with neon lights, plastic furniture that came alive with dancers, and a chorus of back-up Kens dressed in various vibrant colors.



The internet quickly exploded with reactions to Gosling’s performance. Social media was flooded with videos, memes, and excited comments praising his commitment to the bit. “#OscarsKen” and “#ImJustKenLive” became trending topics within minutes, showcasing the song’s infectious energy and the unexpected brilliance of Gosling’s performance.



Whether it was a comedic masterpiece or a surreal fever dream, Ryan Gosling’s rendition of “I’m Just Ken” undeniably stole the show and cemented its place as one of the most talked-about Oscar moments in recent history.

Wathc the performance below: