BTS star Jimin has thanked Ryan Gosling for giving him a piece of cultural history – Ken’s guitar from the Barbie movie. In a message to the actor, Park Ji-min, 27, known as Jimin, congratulated Ryan, 42, on his ‘big release’ and added that he was excited to see Barbie himself.
This results from Ryan following through on his promise before the film’s release to donate the instrument to the K-pop star who had worn one of Ken’s outfits in an old music video for Permission To Dance. Jimin said on Instagram: ‘Hi Ryan and Ken, it’s Jimin. Congrats on your big release. My fans are excited to see your video, so thank you so much.
‘I could see that you look great in my outfit. Thank you for this guitar. I love it, and I look forward to watching Barbie. Go, Barbie!’ ‘Humble offering’: BTS star Jimin has thanked Ryan Gosling for giving him a piece of cultural history – Ken’s guitar from the Barbie movie.
‘Go Barbie’: Jimin posed with his new acquisition in his video thanking Ryan, and said that the actor looked great in his outfit He said, in an Instagram post from the film’s profile: ‘I noticed that your Permission To Dance outfit is the same as my Ken outfit in the upcoming movie.’
The outfit in question was worn by Ken after he and Barbie travelled to the real world and realised they could do with some more understated outfits. ‘I have to give it to you — you wore it first,’ Ryan added. ‘You definitely wore it best, and there’s an unspoken Ken code that if you bite another Ken’s style, you have to give them your most prized possession.’