"We both got cast in , and she was going to this other movie and the role was open and so that worked out." The party took place at the Top of the Standard where guests sipped Belvedere cocktails — named Mountain Moonshine and Pemberton's Punch, in keeping with the plot of the film.
"And then it became a thing because the girl I was seeing [23-year-old Suki Waterhouse] was as young as she was." Listen to the interview, below.
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Russell, that's what's happening," Cooper said of the director and screenwriter. "It's not the way we are together." PHOTOS: Reunited costars The 15-year age difference isn't even the issue.
"I said that once on a red carpet just as a diffuse thing," Cooper recalled.
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coming out on Video on Demand, Lawrence, 24, and Cooper, 40, attended the Cinema Society and Dior Beauty hosted screening of the film in NYC on Saturday March 21.
While they remain platonic in real life, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper have showcased some of the hottest on-air chemistry and cutest red carpet moments, prompting many fans to totally see them as relationship goals.
This, of course, leads to occasional teasing from Howard Stern, who asked the actor about his frequent co-star on his Sirius XM satellite radio show on Wednesday."When are you two gonna have sex? "Everyone is waiting for that.""Never," Cooper replied. But no, not even close."Cooper's ex-girlfriend, Suki Waterhouse, is 23—two years younger than Lawrence.
Cooper wore a Thom Sweeney suit while Lawrence wore a dress by Dior Haute Couture.
PHOTOS: Costars reunited "Honestly, it's just happenstance," Cooper said of working so often with Lawrence.
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