After months of love affair rumours between Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper off the back of their A Star is Born performance, Cooper and his partner of four years Irina Shayk announced their split, the news coming just a few months after Gaga and her fiance, Christian Carino, ended their engagement.
Naturally, the internet went into overdrive with speculation that Jackson and Ally's love story was translating into the real world. So what's going on in the weeks following Cooper and Shayk's split? Let's break it down.
Lady Gaga feels 'bad' her name has been dragged into Cooper and Shayk's split
According to a source at Us Weekly, the pop star turned actress “felt bad” when her name was dragged into news about Cooper and Shayk’s breakup.
Gaga doesn't want to date Cooper
The same report mentioned that Gaga " “isn’t going to get together” with Cooper now that he's single.
The romance rumours did impact Shayk and Cooper's relationship
“The movie had a major impact on Bradley and Irina’s relationship,” a source told Us Weekly. “Even though there was nothing romantic between Bradley and Gaga, the noise was difficult for Irina to deal with.”
And so did Cooper's work on A Star is Born
"After the movie was complete, Bradley became very involved in the promotion of the film, while Irina became very involved with the baby," a source told Entertainment Tonight. "They argued a great deal, and it affected their home life. Their relationship didn't work out because Irina was looking for more of a family life."
Cooper still has a 'deep friendship' with Gaga
"The breakup has been consuming and jumping back into a relationship at this point is not Bradley's first priority, but he and Gaga have a deep friendship," ET reports. "Bradley and Gaga hope to work together again and their friends believe, for the time being, they are co-stars and great friends."
Gaga's ex, Christian Carino supports Shayk
A few days ago, Lady Gaga's ex fiance caused a stir when he liked a photo of Shayk in swimwear. But, according to sources, the CAA talent agent wasn't trying to be petty, he was mearly showing support for Shayk, who he became friends with while A Star is Born was filming. "Christian is an easygoing guy, the kind of guy that was never bothered by the mass attention Gaga got while they were together," an insider told ET. "He didn't go to Instagram for attention or for revenge. Christian was on the set of A Star Is Born and so was Irina. They all became friends. ... Christian liking Irina’s Instagram photo is just his way of being supportive of her."