Yes, the devastating news has been confirmed that Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes are expecting a child together. Try to stop crying uncontrollably into your keyboard — if you can.

Buuuutt, the good news is, when this new bundle-of-joy arrives, Ryan will undoubtedly be THE HOTTEST DILF on the planet, giving us hundreds more reasons to love him.

Think we're exaggerating? Well, check out the gallery above to see Ryan at his finest and read up on just nine of the gazillion reasons why we think he'll be the Best. Dad. Ever.