Kelly Rutherford Gives Blake Lively and Ryan Gosling the Green LightKelly Rutherford may not be Blake Lively's mom in real life, but the actress, who plays van der Woodsen matriarch Lily on 'Gossip Girl' has some materal words of encouragement for the young star.

Rutherford approves of her on-screen daughter's reported romantic relationship with Ryan Gosling, telling PEOPLE, "She's so gorgeous. He's a lucky man if they are!"

While neither Lively nor Gosling has directly addressed the dating rumors, Gosling did sing the actress' praises at a recent event, saying, "She's an incredible actress; she's a good friend."