While it's unclear exactly when these two started dating, the couple was first linked back in September 2011 when they were spotted enjoying a magical date at Disneyland.
“I take my little girl to the park, and we always write her name in chalk, and some kid has been erasing her name and writing their name over it,” he revealed on The Ellen De Generes Show in May.
"And this kid has access to an unfair amount of chalk.
My little girl doesn't care; she's like, ' Well, let's just chalk anywhere else.' And I'm like, ' No!
“We had a few names picked out for our new baby, and when she was born, we didn’t feel like those names were her. When we looked at her, we thought, ‘Aww, Amadita.’”Even though both girls are under the age of two, Mendes said that she and Gosling are nurturing the sisters’ relationship.
We came up with a few more, even that morning, and tried them out. ’ But we just kept going back to Amada.”(At this point, we pause to imagine Ryan Gosling in a hospital waiting room repeating the name ‘Viviana Gosling’ aloud in his singular Canadian-by-way-of-De Niro accent.)Mendes continued, “In true Latin fashion, we reuse names all the time. I actually told [Ryan Gosling], ‘This is common in Latin culture, so it wouldn’t be crazy.’ . “My little one is still an infant, and right now it’s really about surviving those nights and trying to enjoy this time as much as possible with them, and start the bond between Esmeralda and Amada,” Mendes said.