“They really don’t have a professional reason to get together,” the insider said.

“Rachel’s always kept in touch with Ryan, but now that she’s split with Michael, she’s been calling him and using him as a shoulder to cry on.

It hasn’t gone down very well with [girlfriend] Eva [Mendes], to say the least, but Ryan wants to be there as a friend for his ex,” a mutual friend tells together and dated from 2005 to 2007, before reconciling briefly again in 2008.

After the end of their relationship, Rachel and Ryan remained friends.

It has been reported that Gosling may be having an extramarital affair with his La La Land co-star Emma Stone.

It has been previously known that Ryan and Emma are close friends but, lately, they seem to be hooking up behind Eva’s back.

According to the Hollywood Life, the two have been hiding their meet ups from Gosling’s long-time girlfriend and baby mama. “Eva can be very possessive and suspicious,” a source said.

As it turns out, Eva may have a real reason to be one due to Emma and Ryan’s meetings.

Because of this, they would even pretend that they are meeting up just to discuss business for them to see each other.

The source added that the supposed business meetings “are actually intimate lunches for two where they sit and talk for hours.”READ: Andrew Garfield Betrayed By Emma Stone And Ryan Gosling? Sources also said that the two would rendezvous in out-of-the-way restaurants, just like Burbank, for people not to easily catch them.