It's never shocking to learn that an actor is dating a model more than a decade younger than him since the practice is so common in Hollywood, but a lot of Bradley Cooper fans will probably be very surprised by the news that the 38-year-old star may be dating a 20-year-old model/actress named Suki Waterhouse.
Bradley once denied rumors that he was dating Jennifer Lawrence by saying that he was old enough to be the father of his "Silver Linings Playbook" co-star. However, Jen is two years older than Suki! So why is it suddenly okay with Brad that he could be his girlfriend's dad? After all, before hooking up with Suki, he was dating age-appropriate gals like Zoe Saldana, Olivia Wilde and Jennifer Esposito. Renee Zellweger and Jennifer Lopez were even a few years older than him.
Bradley Cooper's sudden acceptance of such a large age difference might have something to do with the company he's been keeping. According to the Daily Mail, he spent Super Bowl Sunday in Miami with Lothario Leonardo DiCaprio. The BFFs were photographed together on a balcony by the beach, and they appeared to be doing a little babe watching using a pair of binoculars.
Leonardo is notorious for dating models and younger women. The 38-year-old actor has been linked to 25-year-old actress Blake Lively and 23-year-old Victoria's Secret model Erin Heatherton. His latest conquest is his 22-year-old "The Wolf of Wall Street" co-star, Margot Robbie, and there have even been rumors that he has his eye on Jennifer Lawrence. So maybe Leo has been a bad influence on Bradley by encouraging him to take advantage of being a big star by pursuing younger women.
If Bradley is ever asked why he's okay with dating Suki Waterhouse when he said that he was too old for J-Law, he'll probably come up with some spiel about how he thought Suki was so much older when he first met her because she's so mature for age. Maybe Jen's goofiness and love of talking about butts makes her seem immature to Brad.
Luckily, Jen won't be hurt that Brad is dating a different cherub-cheeked blonde. In fact, she might be a bit relieved since she's been playing matchmaker by trying to set him up with her friends. And if Brad starts feeling a little too old for Suki, he's also in luck -- the model's father is a plastic surgeon to the stars.
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