Irina Shayk spoke out for the first time on her split with A Star is Born‘s Bradley Cooper in an interview and cover story for Harper’s Bazaar digital summer issue, revealing her true feelings about their breakup, and whether she would ever fall in love as deeply again.
She remarked in the Harper’s Bazaar interview, as reported by People Magazine, that she understands the curiosity regarding her breakup with Cooper, including how and why their high-profile union disintegrated. The couple shares one daughter together, Lea De Seine, who is 2-years-old.
“I think it’s just human beings: if you cannot have it, you want to have it,” she told the outlet regarding the curiosity in her breakup with Cooper. “There’s a curtain there, you want to open the curtain. It’s curiosity I guess.”
She also noted, “Do I believe in marriage? Yes, of course. I’m not the kind of person who is against it.”
Cooper and Shayk dated for four years before officially splitting in June of this year. Despite any personal issues the two might have had, they will reportedly remain on good terms for the sake of their daughter. Neither Cooper or Shayk has commented officially on the split, preferring to remain private about the details of their personal lives.
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Introducing our Summer 2019 digital cover star… @IrinaShayk! The notoriously private model sits down to discuss perfection and her personal life. Link in bio for the full feature. Photography by @zoeygrossman Interview by @olivia_fleming Video by @mr_dume Styling by @charlesvarenne Hair by @harryjoshhair Makeup by @ttmakarova #IrinaShayk wears @brandonmaxwell
Shayk’s return to modeling comes on the heels of her split with Cooper. Although she has returned to life in front of the camera, the lifestyle that comes with modeling is not something she subscribes to personally. Shayk noted in the HB story that she is not perfect and experiences the same bad skin and hair days as everyone else, adding that she is a real human being, not a mannequin.
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It’s been a whirlwind decade for @irinashayk, who, since her 2011 Sports Illustrsted Swimsuit Issue cover debut, has transformed from a lingerie model to a high fashion face of #Burberry, walking every major runway from #MiuMiu and #MarcJacobs to #Versace and #Givenchy—not an easy transition to make. Link in bio to read more from our Summer 2019 digital cover story. Photography by @zoeygrossman Interview by @olivia_fleming Styling by @charlesvarenne Hair by @harryjoshhair Makeup by @ttmakarova #IrinaShayk wears @burberry
Shayk made a splash as the cover model for the 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She was recently featured in a comical cat fight alongside Gigi Hadid and Joan Smalls for a new advertising campaign for the Italian luxury brand Moschino.
In the hilarious campaign, Shayk is seen trying to break up a fight between Hadid and Smalls, who are hysterical in all their purse throwing, hair pulling and catfighting glory, while fabulously dressed in the brand, of course.
The campaign takes a nod to the over-the-top styles from the 1980s and television series from that period, such as Dynasty — a soap opera that made high-fashion, luxury living and campy situations the television norm.