Bradley Cooper is 'not sure' he would be alive if he hadn't become a father

The actor and filmmaker has opened up about how becoming a father has changed his life. Bradley, 49, welcomed his daughter Lea in 2017 with model Irina Shayk, who he dated from 2015 to 2019. He admitted during a recent appearance on the Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard podcast. "Honestly I'm not sure I'd be alive if I wasn't a dad. I don't know what would have happened. I am not sure. I just needed someone to say, like, 'We're gonna drop this massive anchor,' I'm like, 'Why?...”