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Bradley Cooper Weighs In on 'The Nose' Controversy

'It just didn't look right' without the prosthetic for film about Leonard Bernstein, he says

(Newser) - When images surfaced over the summer of Bradley Cooper wearing a fake nose to portray Leonard Bernstein, the actor took a lot of flak for the choice. Now, able to speak about The Maestro because the Hollywood strike is over, Cooper is explaining—and defending—the decision. Initially, "I...

Leonard Bernstein's Family Is on Bradley Cooper's Side

Children issue statement supporting actor over prosthetic nose

(Newser) - Many people are upset about the prosthetic nose Bradley Cooper (who is not Jewish) wore to play Jewish conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein, but Bernstein's family is not among that number. In a lengthy statement posted to X, the site formerly known as Twitter, Bernstein's three children...

Bradley Cooper's Prosthetic Nose Doesn't Go Over Well

Critics say prosthesis used in Leonard Bernstein biopic is antisemitic

(Newser) - On Tuesday, Netflix dropped a trailer for Maestro, a biopic about West Side Story conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein that's headed to theaters on Nov. 22 and to the streaming platform the following month. Netflix plugs the film as a "towering and fearless love story" and "a...

Howard Stern Selects His Presidential Running Mate

Though it's not clear the radio host is actually running for president

(Newser) - Howard Stern has chosen his running mate, though it's not yet entirely clear how serious the radio host is about running for president in 2024. If he does run, though, he wants Bradley Cooper by his side, he announced Wednesday on his SiriusXM show. The actor will "bring...

Barbra Streisand Takes Issue With A Star Is Born

Singer says 2018 film was too similar to 1976 remake

(Newser) - Barbra Streisand said she "loved" Bradley Cooper's version of A Star Is Born when the film came out in 2018. Three years on, she has a bit of a different opinion. "I thought it was the wrong idea," Streisand told Australia's The Project of the...

What's Going On With Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper? Gaga Explains

'Fooled ya!' singer laughs about recent steamy performances with her co-star

(Newser) - Lady Gaga recently split with her fiance , which is only adding fuel to the fire of her recent performances with A Star Is Born director and co-star Bradley Cooper. Gaga, 32, and Cooper, 44, first raised eyebrows last month with a steamy performance of their song "Shallow" in Las...

This Year's Biggest Oscar Snubs
Oscar Nominations:
The Biggest Snubs

Oscar Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

Bradley Cooper didn't get a nod for best director

(Newser) - This year's Oscar nominations are out , which means lots of chatter about who got snubbed. The big one making just about everybody's list: Bradley Cooper didn't get a nod for best director for A Star Is Born. It's "perhaps the biggest snub of the morning,...

Lady Gaga Is a 'Complete 'Revelation' as an Actress
Lady Gaga Is a 'Complete
'Revelation' as an Actress
movie review

Lady Gaga Is a 'Complete 'Revelation' as an Actress

Critics love her and Bradley Cooper in 'A Star Is Born'

(Newser) - Who needs to see yet another remake of A Star Is Born ? You do, say the critics, thanks to director and star Bradley Cooper's bold decision to cast Lady Gaga as his co-star. The film has a strong 93% positive rating on Rotten Tomatoes , though audiences are bit...

Gaga's 'Little Monsters' Are Attacking Venom, Russia-Style

Fans of the superstar are trashing Tom Hardy movie to help push Gaga's 'A Star Is Born'

(Newser) - A Star Is Born, the much-hyped Lady Gaga film directed by Bradley Cooper, hits theaters Friday, but so does the comic-book flick Venom, leading to what Quartz calls "2018's weirdest social media campaign." That would be Gaga fans—aka her "Little Monsters"—penning scathing reviews...

Internet Goes Nuts for Lady Gaga in A Star Is Born Trailer

Katy Perry apparently can't even speak

(Newser) - The first trailer for the latest remake of Hollywood classic A Star Is Born, starring Lady Gaga as the singer discovered by Bradley Cooper's fading country music star, was released Wednesday and the internet approves. Twitter was going nuts for the trailer—Katy Perry, for example, simply tweeted , "...

Baby Makes 3 for Bradley Cooper, Irina Shayk

Though it's not clear whether it's a male or a female baby

(Newser) - Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk welcomed their first child two weeks ago, sources tell People . The actor, 42, and supermodel, 31, haven't officially confirmed the news, and the sources haven't divulged whether they had a boy or a girl. They've been dating since 2015, and sources have...

Bradley Cooper, GF Expecting Baby: Sources

Irina Shayk reportedly pregnant with couple's first child

(Newser) - Bradley Cooper's girlfriend, Victoria's Secret model Irina Shayk, is pregnant with the couple's first child, sources tell multiple outlets, including People and E! . The couple has yet to confirm the news, but Us says Shayk "debuted her baby bump" at the Victoria's Secret fashion show...

Barbara Walters Picks Her 'Most Fascinating People'

Special airs Dec. 17

(Newser) - Next Wednesday we'll learn who Time has anointed its Person of the Year (currently leading the readers' poll: Bernie Sanders ), but America will have to hold its breath for two more weeks before learning who Barbara Walters has deemed the Most Fascinating. She'll announce that person during...

Latest Epic Flops: Bullock in Crisis, Cooper Gets Burnt

Hollywood is having a scary bad run

(Newser) - Two of Hollywood's top stars, Sandra Bullock and Bradley Cooper, scared up precious few moviegoers over the Halloween weekend. Our Brand Is Crisis, a political satire about campaign strategists in Bolivia starring Bullock, earned a scant $3.4 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. Burnt, a restaurant drama headlined...

Aloha Stinks of 'Flop Sweat'
 Aloha Stinks of 
 'Flop Sweat' 


Aloha Stinks of 'Flop Sweat'

All-star cast can't save a messy script: critics

(Newser) - An all-star cast of Bradley Cooper, Rachel McAdams, Emma Stone, and Bill Murray comes together in Aloha, a love-triangle romantic comedy set in, you guessed it, Hawaii. But that all-star cast wasn't enough to win over most critics:
  • "Aloha is a marshmallow of a film: soft on the

Bradley Cooper Ate 8K Calories a Day to Play Sniper

And more movie news

(Newser) - American Sniper won the box office this weekend, bringing in $90.2 million in three days—a feat that broke January records, USA Today reports. Meanwhile, the Chris Kyle biopic is making headlines in other ways:
  • In order to put on the 40 pounds he needed to play Kyle, Bradley

Eastwood's Sniper Is His 'Best in Years'
 Sniper Is His 
 'Best in Years' 

Eastwood's Sniper Is His 'Best in Years'

Bradley Cooper delivers as the US' deadliest sniper

(Newser) - An Oscar nominee for best picture, American Sniper stars Bradley Cooper as the late Navy SEAL Chris Kyle , considered the deadliest sniper in US history. Based on Kyle's 2012 autobiography, the Clint Eastwood-directed flick follows the soldier to war and back. Is it worth the journey? Here's what...

Sony Leak Reveal: Channing Tatum Writes Great Email

And female 'American Hustle' stars paid less than males

(Newser) - The Sony hack continues to give the world entertainment in the form of leaked emails of the stars . The latest is from Channing Tatum, who was apparently very excited when 22 Jump Street's opening numbers put it No. 2 on the list of best opening weekends for R-rated comedies....

5 Worst Celebrity Kissers
 5 Worst Celebrity Kissers 

5 Worst Celebrity Kissers

Kissing Tom Cruise isn't necessarily fun

(Newser) - It must be fun to be an actor, always getting to kiss other hot celebrities in movies, right? Well ... not necessarily. OK! rounds up 10 of the worst celebrity kissers:
  • Kate Hudson: Dane Cook called her his worst on-screen kiss, saying that while filming My Best Friend's Girl, "

7 Stars Attacked on the Red Carpet

More than half of them by prankster Vitalii Sediuk

(Newser) - Last month, Kim Kardashian was attacked on the red carpet at Paris Fashion Week—notorious prankster Vitalii Sediuk grabbed her legs as she exited her vehicle, pulling her to the ground, the Independent reports. "I hope Kim is OK and won't be mad at me," the former...

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