Living in the spotlight, Michelle Williams often finds herself at the centre of new romance reports – sometimes without merit.
But there is one such 'love match' that even Michelle's mother is rooting for.
"My poor mum really wants me to meet someone," the 30-year-old actress has told Marie Claire magazine.
"I think she wanted to believe the Ryan Gosling rumour more than anybody."
Michelle and Ryan, 30, have certainly kept everyone guessing about the status of their relationship.
The Blue Valentine co-stars have been the subject of romance rumours for months, and even their rebuttals have further fuelled the fire.
Just last month they appeared in a Nightline interview together during which they were asked by host Cynthia McFadden if they were a couple.
After exchanging a long look with Michelle, Ryan started to whistle and pretended not to hear the question while the actress just smiled.
He then put his arm around Michelle, who shook her head to say 'no', all the while grinning.
"I don't believe that," said their interviewer after a long pause.
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