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People loved Ryan Gosling's reaction to Critics Choice Awards win — including Eva Mendes

He's just Ken — and that's just fine with Mendes.
/ Source: TODAY

Count Eva Mendes among those who can’t get enough of Ryan Gosling’s reaction to “I’m Just Ken” winning best song at the Critics Choice Awards on Jan. 14.

The track, one of three from “Barbie” nominated in the category — along with “Dance the Night” by Dua Lipa and “What Was I Made For?” by Billie Eilish — emerged as the victor, spurring on an epic reaction from Gosling, who remained stoic and slightly moved his head and eyes.

Mendes, who has been with Gosling since 2011 and shares two kids with him, let the world know she couldn't have been more thrilled for him.

“I LOVE HIM!!!!” Mendes captioned a GIF of Gosling’s meme-ready reaction on Instagram on Jan. 15.

People loved how Gosling handled the announcement that his song won.

“This is the sweetest post of this or any year,” one comment gushed.

“I love this because he was NOT expecting to win that award for that song but, ya know what? i’m just ken has been on my on repeat playlist since barbie came out,” someone else commented.

“His reaction is literally the best,” read another response.

Mark Ronson, who co-wrote “I’m Just Ken,” made sure to shower Gosling with appreciation while accepting the award.

“Ryan Gosling, this is as much your award as ours,” he said. “You made the audience fall in love with this song with your matchless performance, so thank you.”

“I’m Just Ken” winning best song wasn’t without controversy, though.

"The Last of Us" star Bella Ramsey, who presented the award alongside "In the Heights" star Anthony Ramos, joked that Gosling, Ariana DeBose and Jack Black are “actors that think they are singers.” Black sung “Peaches” from “The Super Mario Bros. Movie,” while the Oscar-winning DeBose sang “This Wish” from “Wish,” both of which were also nominated for best song.

DeBose furrowed her brow in response, while a camera captured her reaction.

“No I didn’t find it funny. Lol,” DeBose wrote after the ceremony on her Instagram stories.

A spokesperson at the Critics Choice Association told NBC News the joke was scripted for Ramsey, but did not comment further. Ramsey’s management team could not be reached for comment.