12x12 close outline12x12 edit12x12 headphones12x12 headphones outline12x12 pause outline12x12 pause12x12 play outline12x12 play12x12 stop12x12 stop outline12x12 envelope12x12 video outline12x12 download outline12x12 share outline12x12 share12x12 caret up outline12x12 caret right outline12x12 caret left outline12x12 caret down outline16x16 arrow right16x16 arrow left16x16 back to top16x16 caret up16x16 caret right16x16 caret left16x16 caret down16x16 check16x16 clock16x16 download16x16 envelope16x16 heart16x16 headphones16x16 info16x16 map pointer16x16 music16x16 pause16x16 phone16x16 photo16x16 play16x16 print16x16 search16x16 stop16x16 share16x16 warning16x16 talk16x16 user16x16 overflow horizontal16x16 overflow vertical16x16 microphone16x16 arrow left outline16x16 arrow right outline16x16 caret down outline16x16 caret top outline16x16 caret left outline16x16 caret right outline16x16 calendar outline16x16 headphones outline16x16 info outline16x16 pause outline16x16 play outline16x16 stop outline16x16 user outline16x16 warning outline16x16 apple16x16 facebook16x16 google16x16 instagram16x16 rss16x16 twitter16x16 youtube16x16 maboutiqueradio16x16 cart16x16 thumbs down16x16 thumbs up16x16 volume down16x16 mute16x16 volume up16x16 close
  • Home
  • Bradley Cooper 'embarrassed' after being snubbed for Best Director Oscar

Bradley Cooper 'embarrassed' after being snubbed for Best Director Oscar

Bradley Cooper 'embarrassed' after being snubbed for Best Director Oscar© Cover Media

Bradley Cooper is "embarrassed" that his directorial debut on A Star is Born didn't earn him a nomination at the 2019 Oscars.

The 44-year-old had been widely expected to land a nod in the category when the Academy Award nominations were announced. Instead, he was passed over for Spike Lee, Pawel Pawlikowski, Yorgos Lanthimos, Alfonso Cuaron and Adam McKay. And despite Bradley being nominated for best actor, best picture and best adapted screenplay, alongside Eric Roth and Will Fetters, for the film, it was the best director snub that really stung.

"I was embarrassed," he said to Oprah Winfrey as part of her Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations from Times Square on Tuesday (05Feb19). "I was at a coffee shop in New York City and looked down at my phone and Nicole (Caruso, Bradley's publicist) has told me congratulations and said what we had been nominated for. They didn’t even give me the bad news... I was embarrassed because I felt I hadn’t done my job."

Elsewhere in the interview, Bradley became emotional as Oprah asked him about the impact his father Charles' death in 2011 has had on his career. Recalling his dad dying in his arms after losing his battle with lung cancer, he explained: "It was everything. It was the biggest gift he gave me – the second biggest gift. (The first was) having me and bringing me into this life and (then) him allowing me to be witness to his passing was equally as huge.

"It really honestly felt like... when he took the last breath I honestly felt like it went into me, and I've never seen anything the same since. I stopped sweating stuff that I was sweating before that. It changed the way I was as an actor by, like, the next day, and I just started to live my life in a different way."

Bradley is now a father himself, to daughter Lea with girlfriend Irina Shayk, and told Oprah that he often sees his father in his little girl.

"Our daughter, she’s incredible. I see my father in her quite often," he smiled. "I can't believe I'm going to admit this, but I had moments when... I was just in the room with her I would just say 'Dad?' There are some moments where she looks just like my father." 

Live from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
2094
100
Votre version d'internet explorer est trop basse. Utilisez au moins la version 11 ou un navigateur récent comme Google Chrome.