"It would have actually been so weird if us were both top top stools dealing with the audience," Bradley Cooper said of why they remained in personality for their intimate "Shallow" duet at the 2019 Academy Awards


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The pair famously starred opposite each other in the 2018 film A Star Is Born. Your intimate duet that the track "Shallow" at the 2019 Academy Awards had fans convinced the stars could have feelings for each other in real life.


In Gaga's new cover story because that The Hollywood Reporter, Cooper, 46, clarifies the it was all simply them continuing to be in personality to curb his nerves while singing live in ~ the awards show.

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"Just from a an individual standpoint, the reduces the tension level," he claimed of acting throughout the duet onstage. "They sort of autumn in love in that scene in the film. It's that explosive minute that wake up to take place to castle on a phase in front of countless znjke.com. … that would have actually been so weird if we were both on stools facing the audience."


Elsewhere in the THR story, Cooper praised Gaga's work in A Star Is Born, i m sorry he likewise directed.


"She's just so dreadful charismatic and beautiful. When I met her, ns thought, 'If I deserve to just harness the … climate it's just for me to chaos up.' but then, when we began working together, i realized, 'Oh, oh, the sky's the border in terms of what she's able to do and her meeting level,' " that said.


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Back in November 2019, Gaga additionally burst fans' bubble and explained that the Oscars power was, in fact, "a performance." when Oprah Winfrey asked Gaga around it because that a conversation with ELLE newspaper at the time, Gaga candidly responded that she think "the push is very silly" in regards to the headline-making moment.


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"I mean, us made a love story. Because that me, as a performer and also as one actress, that course us wanted znjke.com to believe that we were in love," she said. "And we wanted human being to feel that love at the Oscars. We want it come go appropriate through the lens of the camera and to every tv that it to be being watched on. And we functioned hard top top it. We worked for days."


"It to be orchestrated as a performance," the House that Gucci star said, adding, "In truth, as soon as we talked about it, we went, 'Well, i guess we did a good job!' "


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