The La La Land star admitted he "heavily edited" his initial statement in support of colleagues Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie.
The Barbie actor is up for Best Supporting Actor at the Academy Awards after bringing his Ken-ergy to the big screen.
The real-life Barbie to Ryan Gosling's Ken, Eva Mendes slammed those who mocked her partner for taking on the role.
Ryan and his co-star America Ferrera have also spoken in support of Greta Gerwig after she missed out on a Best Director nod.
The actor received a Best Supporting Role nomination as Ken, and the song I'm Just Ken was nominated for Best Song.
The Golden Globe winner says Esmerelda and Amada were helpful with his prep for the role, though.