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Ryan McHenry
RyanMcHenry
Vine Information
Full Name Ryan McHenry
Followers 240.5K
Type of Vine Comedy
Personal Information
Nationality British
Location Glasgow, Scotland

Ryan McHenry was a British comedian, writer, director, Vine personality and cancer fighter.

Personal Life Edit

A month after his famous "Ryan Gosling won't eat cereal" Vine went famous, on 18th July, 2013 McHenry announced on his twitter that he had been diagnosed with cancer. He constantly kept updating people on Vine and Twitter with pictures and updates throughout his journey. A crowdfunding campaign by fans gathered $10,000 for him.[1] McHenry then went on a hiatus before returning on February 2015. His last

Death Edit

On May 3rd, 2015, the official Vine account on Twitter announced his death after he lost his battle with cancer.[2]

Career Edit

McHenry was mostly known for his "Ryan Gosling won't eat cereal" videos. pairing various screen projections of Gosling’s intense acting scenes with a slowly approaching spoon full of cereal. On May 6th, McHenry’s parody clips were first picked up on the actor’s fan blog Gosloving, followed by BuzzFeed’s compilation coverage on May 9th. On the next day, dozens of other entertainment news outlets including Gawker, Vulture, E! Online, Daily Mail and The Sun featured McHenry’s Vine clips, with many hailing it as one of the more notable memes yet to emerge from the platform.[3]

On April 11, Ryan Gosling responded to the popular meme, saying that, in fact, he does love cereal.[4]

References Edit

  1. http://www.theverge.com/2013/11/8/5074756/ryan-mchenry-ryan-gosling-wont-eat-his-cereal-cancer
  2. http://uproxx.com/webculture/2015/05/rip-ryan-mchenry-the-creator-of-all-those-ryan-gosling-wont-eat-his-cereal-vines/
  3. http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/people/ryan-gosling
  4. https://vine.co/v/eu5EMEipXLX

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