In the spring of 2013, Vine user Ryan McHenry started uploading a series of wonderful videos in which actor Ryan Gosling simply refused to take a bite of cereal. McHenry’s creations soon went viral and became one of the web’s classic memes.
Sadly, McHenry passed away this past Sunday after a two-year battle with bone cancer. He was just 27.
Now, in honor of McHenry and the meme that made him internet famous, Ryan Gosling has finally decided to eat his cereal.
First, a compilation of McHenry’s videos for context:
And now, good guy Ryan Gosling:
Gosling also tweeted that he felt “lucky to have been apart of his life in some small way.”
My heart goes out to all of Ryan McHenry's family and friends. Feel very lucky to have been apart of his life in some small way.
— Ryan Gosling (@RyanGosling) May 5, 2015
Memes and feels.
Keeping Ryan's memory and positivity alive by raising money for sarcoma research. http://t.co/oIqNJJw744 #RIPRyanMcHenry
— Ryan McHenry (@RyanWMcHenry) May 4, 2015
Image via Ryan Gosling, Vine