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Bradley Cooper Wants to Be a Dad, Is "Surviving" Living With His "Cool Chick" Mother

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Bradley Cooper is what some might call a catch and a half.

In Details magazine's May issue, the Oscar nominee opens up about living with his mom and wanting to be a dad himself.

"The best way I can answer that is to say we're [my mom and I are] surviving," he says, noting that the duo have lived together since his father's death in 2011. "Both of us. Let's face it: It's probably not easy for her, by the way, to be living with her son. It's life. And right now, two years after my father's death, this is where we are."

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 "My family is very close, and my dad dying was brutal for all of us," he explains. "It was a schism, and its aftershock has not stopped. And we need each other. So here we are."

"But don't get me wrong. It's not without complications," he adds. "It's not like I live in a compound and she's in the guesthouse. No. She's in the next room. But here's the thing: She's a cool chick. We can hang, and she can roll with the punches. If that wasn't the case, there's no way."

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As far as becoming a father himself? The 38-year-old says he "of course" has thought about it. "I really hope I have that experience in my life," he says. "I saw how much joy fatherhood gave my own dad. So I hope it's part of my journey. You go through stages in your life, and fatherhood seems like a natural stage."

Aw. That is what we call a keeper.

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