RYAN GOSLING paid a special tribute to pal HEATH LEDGER at the Screen Actors
Guild Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (27Jan08) – by wearing a special black
ribbon on his lapel.
The actor’s sister Mandy designed the subtle black bow for The Notebook star
because she felt Ledger’s death should be acknowledged on the red carpet.
Gosling’s sibling, who was his ‘date’ to the awards, says, “We just had to
mark something terrible has happened.”
And the actor himself used interest in his black ribbon to urge the media to
leave those grieving Ledger’s shock death last week (22Jan08) to mourn in
He said, “They (media) should leave all the people in his life alone. It’s
He wasn’t the only one with Ledger on his mind – Best Actor winner Daniel
Day-Lewis dedicated his award to the Brokeback Mountain star.