Bradley Cooper Sports Eagles Cap at Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

Philly’s Bradley Cooper repped his Philly pride at this weekend’s Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight, sporting a cap from his favorite NFL team, the Philadelphia Eagles. The Eagles tweeted their approval:

CBS sports blog 247 Sports took notice, writing:

Cooper, who many may think is a just a fan because of his role in Silver Linings Playbook is actually a die-hard Eagles fan. He was born and raised outside Philadelphia and then attended Georgetown University before pursuing a career in acting.

This past season Cooper did voiceovers for Eagles promotional videos leading up to key NFC East games against the Cowboys and Giants.

In the aforementioned videos, he teamed up with other Philly folks John Legend (who went to Penn) and the Roots on a couple videos meant to get fans in the spirit. The one where he taunted the New York Giants was a particular favorite.

Amy Schumer Tells Press She and Bradley Cooper Are Engaged

Amy Schumer, whose new show Inside Amy Schumer debuted Tuesday night, was pulling all kinds of crazy shenanigans on the red carpet of last night’s Time 100 gala in New York City. You likely saw this on social media, where she pretended to fall flat on her face in front of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West:

But Kimye weren’t the only celebrities subject to her buffoonery: Bradley Cooper got a taste of it, too. According to Business Insider, she started heckling the Jenkintown star right as he walked onto the red carpet, yelling his name like one of the fans waiting in line to see him. Cooper finally gave her a hug and posed for a photograph, but when he left, she told the press line that, “We’re engaged!”

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Cameron Crowe Calls Bradley Cooper an “Odd Bird” in Leaked Sony Emails

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This week, Wikileaks debuted an archive containing 173,000 of those hacked Sony emails that leaked in December. If you’re interested in the inner workings of the film business, you’ll find some of the offerings fascinating, like this one that finds an executive and director Cameron Crowe discussing Bradley Cooper and two of his co-stars, Bill Murray and Emma Stone, in Aloha. It at least gives a little insight into what Cooper’s like on set. More from AceShowBiz:

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Philly’s Bradley Cooper and Kevin Hart Score 2015 MTV Movie Awards

He may have walked away empty-handed a few weeks ago at the Oscars, but last night Bradley Cooper scooted out of the MTV Movie Awards with a shiny box of golden popcorn in tow.

The Jenkintown star took home the prize for Best Male Performance for his portrayal of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in American Sniper. He was there to accept the award, which he dedicated to Kyle. “Thank you, thank you. I want to thank MTV and the fans. It’s because of you that we have brought awareness for what the men and women in the military do everyday for us. Chris Kyle would have been 41 this week. Chris, this is for you.”

To win the award, Cooper beat out beat out Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy), Ansel Elgort (The Fault in Our Stars), Channing Tatum (Foxcatcher) and Downingtown, Pa-native Miles Teller (Whiplash).

Fellow comedian Kevin Hart also took home an award last night: the special Comedic Genius Award. His speech pulled at some heartstrings, too: “I wanna thank my fiancée for being my rock right now. … I wanna thank my ex-wife for giving me these two kids who are my best friends right now; Heaven for being the most amazing daughter, Hendrix for being the most amazing son. My kids, I’m doing all of this for them. I’m trying to leave a legacy for them. Last but not least my fans—this is for y’all, I love y’all.”

Check out a quick video montage of highlights above.

Bradley Cooper’s 5 Best Performances

It might seem as if he just sprang out of the kiln with 2009’s The Hangover, but Jenkintown’s Bradley Cooper has actually been a professional actor since 1999. Now, with his thoroughly convincing turn as Chris Kyle in American Sniper—officially the highest-grossing film released in 2014—Mr. Cooper is finally coming in to the rarefied air of some of our most celebrated male actors. That isn’t to say that everything he’s made has been gold (ahem, Serena), in fact, it’s really only in recent years that he’s been allowed to showcase his considerable talents in serious films. Regardless, here are our picks for his five best performances to date, and where you might be able to see them, in chronological order.



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