Ryan Gosling Confirms Death of Dog George: ‘He Was an Aging Rockstar’

PEOPLE.com | 10/6/2017 | Kate Hogan
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Astute fans may have noticed a new accessory around Ryan Gosling‘s neck recently: the dog tags of his beloved pup, George. And on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Friday, Gosling confirmed some sad news: George died in December at the age of 17.

“He was a good friend to me,” Gosling told DeGeneres, a fellow animal lover and mom to three rescue dogs. The Blade Runner 2049 star said his pooch traveled everywhere with him, joining him on the set of nearly every film he’s made.

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As he started to age, he looked “like an aging rockstar,” Gosling joked. “He was sort of skinny-fat, had big hair and no teeth, open sores — but still sexy.”

He also shared some funny memories of his furry BFF.

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“It’s funny to say ‘dog’ because I feel like there was something about George where...
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