Bradley Cooper says it was ‘easy’ to direct and star in his sex scene with Lady Gaga in ‘A Star Is Born’

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga fall in love in the movie. Peter Lindbergh/Warner Bros. Pictures

Bradley Cooper didn’t have a problem directing intimate scenes with Lady Gaga in “A Star Is Born.”

In an interview with MTV UK, the 43-year-old actor and director said it was “easy” to direct his sex scene with Gaga while also starring in it.

“I actually thought I had an advantage of being on the field while also orchestrating the shooting and the storytelling,” he said. “I found it to be a real benefit and much easier, rather than being on the sidelines.”

Cooper plays Jackson Maine, a troubled rock star who meets and falls in love with struggling musician Ally, played by Gaga.

The two have spoken about their “instant connection” during her audition, and their chemistry is palpable throughout the movie.

“The second that I saw him, I was like, ‘Have I known you my whole life? It was an instant connection, instant understanding of one another,” Gaga told Vogue.

The movie hits theatres Friday.

Watch Cooper’s interview with MTV below.


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