HE. HAS. A. GIRLFRIEND.
So according to Twitter and everyone in our group chat, Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga are actually madly in love with one another. There have been countless displays of affection, lustful looks and Gaga even professed her love for Bradley when accepting her Critic's choice award.
But the pair's performance at this year's Oscars was enough to confirm that Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper are really in love (again, according to the internet). At one point during the performance, Cooper walked, sorry no, sexily sauntered towards Lady Gaga to join her on the piano bench. They leaned into each other as the continued their duet with her forehead resting on his. Then, they turned simultaneously and locked eyes and then got even closer. Cue the cries for: "they have such great chemistry", "they belong together", "I want a love as pure as Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper", "Ugh, I wished they kissed".
And look we get it, we love Jackson and Ali as much as the next person but can we all please note that after the performance, Bradley Cooper returned to his seat which was next to his girlfriend of nearly five years who is also the mother of his child, Irina Shayk. Not only is it all kinds of disrespectful and a blatant disregard of stable relationships but people are actually now pitting Shayk and Gaga against each other and that's all kinds of wrong. It's 2019, why oh why do we still pit one woman against another woman all for the sake of a man's affection.
Also, when the song ended, Irina Shayk was actually clapping and smiling from the front row. She then gave Lady Gaga a massive hug when she returned to her seat. We mean, why can’t a couple be solid in their relationship and lift another woman up for her success? Why does it instantly have to evolve into a weird love triangle? You're literally wishing to break up a family so two actors can be together. C'mon guys, we're better than this.
So instead of obsessing over Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, why don't we all obsess over couples that y'know are actually in love? Take a break from playing "Shallow" on repeat and discover a celebrity couple whose love is greater than that conspiracy theory you're obsessing over.
Rami Malek and Lucy Boynton
Let's start with a couple that found love while shooting an Oscar-nominated film. Rami Malek and Lucy Boynton met while filming Bohemian Rhapsody in London. It was reported back in April that Malek was "so into her" and that "he goes and visits her in London all the time". Fast forward 9 months to when Malek won the Breakthrough Artist Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival on January 3 and thanked Boynton during his speech. This confirmed the couple were official as he called her his "love". Since then, the actor has declared his love for Boynton during his many acceptance speeches and they have shown major cases of PDA on the red carpet. They've rapidly become Hollywood's best-dressed couple and if you're looking to fill that Oscar kiss void, Malek and Boynton kissed right before he went to accept his award for actor in a leading role.
Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet
While we're on the topic of the red carpet, let's discuss Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet. The pair attended the 91st Academy Awards in matching pink outfits. Couple goals. Although the couple has been together since 2005 and they recently got married back in October, Momoa was crushing on Bonet long before that. Appearing on The Late Late Show last year, he revealed that his crush began when Bonet was on The Cosby Show. "Ever since I was 8 years old and I saw her on TV, I was like 'Mommy, I want that one!' I'm like, 'I'm going to stalk you for the rest of my life and I'm going to get you.' I am a full-fledged stalker. I didn't tell her that until we had two babies—otherwise, I'd be creepy and weird. I've always wanted to meet her. She was a queen, always." The couple also now have two kids together and are worthy of your obsession.
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
Granted, you probably are already obsessed with Chrissy Teigen and John Legend but let's revisit that obsession, please. As you know, they have been happily married for 6 years and have two children together, Miles and Luna. Their love is romance at it's purest and who would have thought it all started with a casual fling. Chrissy told Cosmo that they "hooked up after a shoot" and then John went on tour. The pair spent a year apart after that hookup but John told ET that he "fell in love with her over the phone because she is good with those 140 characters". True John, true. Fast forward years later and the pair now constantly troll one another online and it's a love we all want and need.
Barry Keoghan and Shona Guerin
Next up are our very own Barry Keoghan and Shona Guerin. The pair first met when Shona was in a bar in Killarney when a "cheeky and charming" guy from Dublin approached her, asking could he buy her a drink. She politely declined and later joked it was because of his accent but Barry persisted so much that the couple has been dating for two years. The couple has gone from having date nights in pubs in Killarney to now attending premiers together. They're a couple that's one to watch so start obsessing over them now and you'll be way ahead of the craze.
Ricky Martin and Jwan Yosef
Quite possibly Hollywood's most handsome couple, Ricky Martin and Jwan Yosef's relationship was the kind of romance that took time to grow. Speaking to Attitude, Martin revealed that it was love at first sight: "I contacted him, and we talked for six months. We were just sending messages, talking about life and existential issues. Nothing sexy, nothing sexual. It's not that he was sending me sexy pictures and vice versa, I swear. But when I first saw him, I said, 'I am going to marry this guy.' And apparently, he said exactly the same thing," The couple got married in January of last year and welcomed their new baby daughter into the world last December.
Bella Hadid and The Weeknd
Okay, so these two might be a little harder to obsess over given the fact that they are the very definition of on-again-off-again. But when they are together, their love is nothing short of golden. The pair first began dating in 2015 after they met at Coachella but the split a year later. But despite it being two years, the pair became "officially exclusive" back in July after The Weeknd realised that he "was still in love Bella". If cute couple selfies and matching Halloween couples is the kind of romance you're into, you've got to start following this pair. photos Also, can we just have a moment for the thirsty comments he leaves on her Instagram posts?
Beyoncé and Jay-Z
Our next choice is a controversial one given the whole Lemonade scandal but if Beyoncé can get over Jay-Z 'cheating' on her, you can too. The pair have been dating for nearly twenty years and during that time, they've pretty much taken over the world. They have one of the most famous yet most private relationship in the celebrity world but there's enough information and loved up snaps to feed your obsession.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
Speaking of Meghan Markle, her relationship with Prince Harry is another one that quite literally the entire world obsesses over. Meghan's relationship with Prince Harry is the stuff fairy tales are made of, literally. Meghan went from taking tourist snaps outside Buckingham Palace to marrying the prince inside. The pair married last year and their wedding became the third most watched moment in TV history. Now, Meghan and Harry are expecting their first child which is due sometime late April.
Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi
These long-time lovers first got together in 2004 and have been inseparable ever since. Back in 2009, the couple had their first ever joint interview with none other than Oprah Winfrey where Portia revealed that she was in love with Ellen when she first laid eyes on her at a party in 2000. But it took her nearly four years to tell Ellen how she felt because she wasn't out at the time. Fast forward four years and the Supreme Court of California made it legal for same-sex couples to get married. Soon after the law passed, Portia and Ellen married in an intimate wedding ceremony.
Amy Huberman and Brian O'Driscoll
Brian O'Driscoll and Amy Huberman are quite easily Ireland's answer to Chrissy Teigen and John Legend. The pair met back in 2006 when the Irish rugby captain "technically stalked" his now wife. Brian first spotted her during an interview on The Late Late Show and after that, he arranged to be in a bar at the same time as her. Four years later, in 2010, the couple got married surrounded by family and friends in county Leitrim. The couple has since had two kids together: Sadie and Billy and just this week, the pair moved house.
Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard
Next up is Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard are one of Hollywood's cutest couples. Their chemistry is undeniable which they proudly put on display on red carpets but their sense of humour is the real reason just about everyone loves them. Back in 2017, the pair almost broke the internet when they released a homemade music video during their trip to Africa. Them, the wore the most elaborate outfits to a Game of Thrones premiere and to top it all off, the actress joined Instagram by sharing a steamy photo of the two as her first post.
Wanda and Alex Sykes
Shortly after publicly coming out in 2008, Wanda married her now-wife Alex in 2009. In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Wanda explained what it felt like to introduce her wife to President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama: "I thought, ‘Oh my God. The first lady is sitting here talking to my wife. I said ‘my wife’ to the first lady and to the president of the United States. This is crazy!" In 2009, Wanda and Alex became parents as they welcomed twins into the world.
Chris O'Dowd and Dawn O'Porter
The couple first met in 2009, at a time Dawn refers to as a dark moment and she has previously spoken of how Chris saved her from that dark time. The pair were introduced to one another through a mutual friend, Nick Frost. "I met my wife at her 30th birthday party. I didn’t know that many people. A mutual friend of ours it turns out, Nick Frost...he’s a great guy and I said, ‘Who do you know who’s in town?’ and he said, ‘Oh, Dawn is in town. Look her up' so I friend-requested her on Facebook, and she turned it down three times, which felt like unnecessary. My Facebook picture is of a very old Floridian woman and I think I had a fake name also." The pair celebrated their 6th wedding anniversary in August of last year and only recently, Dawn came for an online troll who called Chris "ugly" and "a bore" by responding to the comment by calling the troll a C**T. Yes, Dawn.
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds
Next up we have a couple whose cheekbones could quite literally cut glass. Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds seem to have the most idyllic relationship in all of Hollywood. Their insanely good looks aside, the two also have a hilariously dry sense of humour. The couple first met when it was announced that they would star in lead roles in Green Lantern. At the time, Reynolds was married to Scarlett Johansson and Lively was dating her Gossip Girl co-star, Penn Badgley. The pair began dating in 2011 and a year later Ryan and Blake tied the knot at Boone Hall Plantation in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk
And finally, let's all obsess over a love Bradley Cooper is actually involved in. Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk have been together for nearly five years, they have a child together and they wear matching outfits. Do you really need any more proof that this is a stable relationship you probably shouldn't wish to end?