Bradley Cooper has a new date for the Oscars, his mother Gloria
By: Amy Andrews | Published Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 8:31 AM | Updated Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 8:31 AM
|Cooper and Cooper at the Oscars|
The 'Silver Linings Playbook' star - who won the award for Best Actor in a Comedy at the Critics Choice Movie Awards on Thursday - has revealed he will walk the red carpet with his mother Gloria before the prestigious ceremony next month after recently splitting from his girlfriend of more than one year Zoe Saldana.
The 38-year-old actor told E! News his mother claimed his plus-one ticket for the Academy Awards on February 24 long before he was even nominated in this year's Best Actor category.
He said: "Oh yeah, that was done. One night, when I started the profession, [my mom said], 'If you ever [get nominated], I am the date. She was freaking out."
The newly single star recently revealed that his parents are his inspiration and he hopes to have a traditional family home like theirs.
He said: "I would say I am a romantic, for sure. I think most guys are deep down. I look at my parents, who have been married happily since 1963, and my grandparents are the same. What guy wouldn't want that?
"I think the thought of a traditional family home is awesome. Traditional roles are becoming a thing of the past, but I think there is something still really charming about them."
Bradley had originally planned to ring in 2013 with the stunning 'Avator' actress but following their sudden breakup after more than a year of dating he opted to spend some quality time with his family in Philadelphia instead.