"I mean, God bless The Notebook. It introduced me to one of the great loves of my life. But people do Rachel and me a disservice by assuming we were anything like the people in that movie. Rachel and my love story is a hell of a lot more romantic than that.” -Ryan Gosling
Are you crying yet?
How about now?
Thought so. Game over.
Editor's Note: I think the most "throwback" element
of all here is that Paul Walker was still relevant
enough to present a VMA.