How does Rachel McAdams get over a break up? She turns to her notebook! Rachel and her boyfriend of two years Michael Sheen split last month, reportedly because the long-distance relationship wasn't working out. And fans of The Notebook would probably like to see her get back together with her former co-star and boyfriend, Ryan Gosling. Now, Ryan is reportedly helping Rachel get over her breakup. And an insider says that is not sitting well with Ryan's current squeeze, Eva Mendes, his co-star in the new movie The Place Beyond the Pines.