Ryan Gosling on his 'fake' abs

Gazette: Ryan Gosling joked that his abs in Crazy Stupid Love are computer generated Ryan Gosling joked that his abs in Crazy Stupid Love are computer generated

Ryan Gosling has joked that his six-pack in Crazy Stupid Love is fake.

The Oscar-nominated actor, who shows off his clearly defined abs as ladies' man Jacob in the romantic comedy, said his impressive physique isn't down to hard work and training, but a computer.

"No, it was just photo-shopped! It's like James Cameron invented this programme, called Ab-atar!" he quipped.

"You just wear a motion capture suit, and suddenly you have abs. It's pretty neat!"

Ryan - who also showed off his body in Blue Valentine - revealed he prefers to tone his figure with ballet and gymnastics.

"I like to exercise, but I don't like to work out or go to the gym. I like to do ballet and gymnastics," he continued.

"Making muscles is boring and they don't do anything - they are just like pets eventually. You have to feed them, take care of them, and they are useless. Gym muscles are useless. And they look stupid; you can't do anything with them. You can only lift a lot of weight on that machine that you built them on. They have no practical use."

:: Crazy Stupid Love, which also stars Steve Carell, Emma Stone and Julianne Moore, opens in cinemas on September 23.

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