02/20/2014 03:44 pm ET | Updated Feb 21, 2014

Ryan Gosling Reveals What It's Really Like To Be An Actor In Hollywood, And It Sounds Awful

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Ryan Gosling may be a household name now, but Hollywood is still not a walk in the park for him. In James Toback's documentary, "Seduced and Abandoned," Alec Baldwin interviews Gosling about his experience as an actor and why, in his opinion, so many hopeful souls move to Tinseltown when the odds of making it are so slim. Gosling goes on to describe every bleak detail of the audition process, and it's enough to suck the red carpet dreams right out of you.

Watch the segment below:

[h/t BuzzFeed]


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