Bradley Cooper reveals that a famous director once mocked him for winning 7 Oscar nominations. Being an actor or actress is difficult. It takes a lot to reach the point from which many people have risen. Rejection, criticism, trolls and controversies are some of the things a person goes through.
It’s not uncommon for Cooper, who is sharing secrets from the past about his bad experience with a Hollywood director. For those unaware, Bradley is a talented star who has worked in some highly acclaimed movies like a star is bornSilver Linings Playbook, Licorice Pizza, and more.
While appearing on the podcast Smartless, hosted by actors Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes and Will Arnett, the actor recalled an incident involving a famous director during his awards season campaign for A Star Is Born. At the time, Bradley Cooper had seven Oscar nominations, while his friend and a fellow actress who was at the party with him had three.
“What world are we living in where you have 7 nominations, and he only got three?” unnamed director told Bradley Cooper. “I’m like, ‘Brother, why are you such a**hole?'” said the Hangover actor. “I’ll never forget it *kicking. Go f*ck yourself,” he said. Cooper revealed this isn’t the only time he’s faced criticism for an Oscar nomination.
He revealed another incident where a Hollywood genius questioned him about his nomination at the release of his film Silver Linings Playbook. Despite what others may say, Cooper has proved that he is a talented actor, producer, and writer.
Bradley Cooper last appeared in Nightmare Alley in 2021. Now, he will appear in Thor: Love and Thunder and Guardians of the Galaxy 3 as a rocket. The actor will also star in the Netflix film Maestro alongside Carey Mulligan.
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