The journalist and Penny Red blogger wrote on Twitter that the Drive star moved her out the way of the vehicle.
"I literally, LITERALLY just got saved from a car by Ryan Gosling. Literally. That actually just happened," Penny said last night.
"I was crossing 6th avenue in a new pink wig. Not looking the right way because I am from London. Ryan Gosling grabbed me away from a taxi."
She continued: "He did not say 'hey, girl'. He said 'hey, watch out!' Identity of no-idea-if-actually-a-manarchist-but-definitely-a-decent-sort Ryan Gosling confirmed by girl near me, who said 'you lucky bitch'.
"I would also like to thank the several other, more anonymous New Yorkers who have saved me from cars since my stay here. #trafficfail"
This morning, Penny added: "EVERYBODY NEEDS TO CALM DOWN ABOUT RYAN GOSLING NOW.
"No seriously. My phone and email have been going crazy with media requests all night and all morning and it's getting silly now."
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