From couple to parent! Bradley CooperAnd Irina ShaykAlthough they preferred to keep their romance private over the years, they have found a way for them to remain close friends throughout their relationship.
The A Star Is BornIn April 2015, the actor and the model were first seen together in New York. The couple officially became a couple in April 2015, when they went on a PDA-filled vacation to London.
Cooper and Shayk continued to keep their romance private until the Russia native unveiled a baby bump at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in November 2016.
Lea De Seine was born to the couple in March 2017. Cooper then reflected on his fatherhood one year later.
“Having a child, and having a family of my own — which is a miracle and something I’ve always dreamt of — has opened me up even more, I guess, to the day, and to be present,” he said in an interview with NPRSeptember 2018,
Cooper was the focus of headlines in 2019 for his chemistry and chemistry with A Star Is BornCostar Lady GagaBoth on-screen and off-screen. Shayk was at the time supportive of her boyfriend, but they split in June 2019. A source claimed Us WeeklyThe romance rumors played a part.
“The movie had a major impact on Bradley and Irina’s relationship,” a source exclusively told UsAt the time. “Even though there was nothing romantic between Bradley and Gaga, the noise was difficult for Irina to deal with.”
Another source revealed that the exes “haven’t been getting along for a while” and that they were “not in a great place” leading up to the end of their relationship.
Cooper and Shayk have been focusing on their daughter since their split.
“They share a balanced schedule with their daughter, which also varies based on their work obligations,” an insider explained to UseFebruary 2021. “There have been no arguments about Lea’s schedule. Bradley usually is busier and has back-to-back films lined up, but he makes sure he spends a lot of time with Lea.”
The twosome formed a friendship because of this new normal.
“They are on healthy terms and are very respectful of one another, making the coparenting process much more seamless and smooth,” the source added. “At this point in time, they are better off as friends.”
Cooper and Shayk found a way to work things out between them as coparents. But they choose to keep it private.
“My past relationship, it’s something that belongs to me, and it’s private. It’s just a piece of my inner self that I don’t want to give away,” Shayk clarified to Elle in March 2021.
Scroll through the gallery below to look back at Shayk and Cooper’s relationship through the years.