Ryan Gosling fans, you're going to love this. At the same time, it may also test your love in ways you never thought possible.
Witness the 12-year-old future boyfriend of your dreams in MC Hammer pants (as part of "Ryan & Company," according to a label on the screen) busting some of his best 1992 moves onstage.
The kid has stage presence. He is with it. He already has the ladies falling all over the place for him (admittedly, they're part of the act). Here's a second performance:
And the Gosling of today is just fine with that, tweeting:
(Jane Chupick is an associate producer at Canada's version of "Shark Tank," called "Dragon's Den.")
Now, Gosling's dance videos are not new to the Internet: The actor, in those voluminous pants, popped up once before in 2012, and eagle-eyed TODAY fans may know we covered it then.
But of course, there's nothing wrong with finding another reason to talk about Gosling's early career. (He was a stage kid from early on, and part of Disney's "Mickey Mouse Club" gang with future megastars like Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera and Justin Timberlake.) You know, like in this video:
And for those who can't get enough of the young Gosling, here's one last treat, from 1991, in which he flashes an adorable smile while belting out "When a Man Loves a Woman" — and then breaking out the moves with his sister Mandi while both dance to C+C Music Factory's "Everybody Dance Now."
This article was originally published Mar. 9, 2015 at 11:52 a.m. ET.