The Notebook is one of the most beloved romantic films of all time and when it was released, stars Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams were dating in real life.
The adored nature of the movie and the seeming perfection of Gosling and McAdams' relationship makes the recent revelations made by The Notebook director Nick Cassavetes all the more explosive:
"Maybe I'm not supposed to tell this story but they were really not getting along on set," said Cassavetes in a recent interview.
"Really not. Ryan came to me...and he says, 'Would you take [McAdams] out of here and bring in another actress to read with me?"
Naturally, Cassavetes refused out of respect for McAdams. Still, things only got worse from there: