I knew that Ryan Gosling had an early career as a darling of the Mormon talent show circut, but I never really made the connection that
my boyfriend the Notebook star was once an LDS member. Apparently Gosling was brought up in a very religious household, though now he says he “could never really identify with [Mormonism].” Take a click here to see 7 more celebrities who were once Mormon; some may surprise you!
Xtina! Now there’s one I really would never have guessed. Her parents met at BYU, the well-known Mormon university in Utah. They even married in the Mormon church, and Christina stayed with the faith until she was nine.
Head on over to the source to see even more ex-Mormon celebrities! [via Wet Paint]
Do any of these surprise you?