Eva Mendes says Ryan Gosling is 'the best' amidst breakup rumours

Don't believe the breakup rumours: Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling are still going strong.

The actress has spoken for the first time about her handsome Canadian beau, calling him "the best" while attending an event in Los Angeles this week.

Eva Mendes
Eva Mendes has said that Ryan Gosling is 'the best'

A reporter for E! News asked her about Ryan's directorial debut, How to catch a Monster, in which she appears.

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She replied: "It's basically a dark fairy tale, and I play a woman named Cat. It's a beautiful, beautiful film."

"(Ryan) really created the most beautiful, collaborative, creative atmosphere on set," she enthused, adding: "I know I'm biased. He's the best, he's the best."

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling

Reports abounded that the pair had gone their separate ways, with some stories even stating that Ryan was on the verge of getting back together with his old flame Rachel McAdams.

Ryan and Eva haven't been photographed together this year, though the Gangster Squad actor was spotted leaving Eva's home last month.

The Hollywood stars have been dating since 2011 after meeting on the set of The Place Beyond The Pines.

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