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Jennifer Esposito Trashes Her Ex-Husband Bradley Cooper

By Dustin Rowles | Celebrities Are Better than You | May 12, 2014 | Comments ()


We haven’t Jennifer Esposito’s (Spin City) name in a while, as apparently, her Celiac disease has actually kept her from work. She was an actress on Blue Bloods until her medical condition affected her availability, after which she was replaced. (The symptoms were quite severe: She lost teeth on set, had panic attacks, horrifying stomach cramps and unsightly rashes.)

Interestingly, Esposito did open a gluten free bakery in New York City for others who suffer from Celiac disease, and in 2010, she was briefly engaged to tennis star Mark Philippoussis. She has not, however, had any work since 2012.

Perhaps it was because she’d devoted all her efforts to that bakery, as well as a memoir she was writing mostly about Celiac diseases, Jennifer’s Way (coincidentally, that’s also the name of her bakery). In it, she also talks about a toxic relationship she had, and by lining up the dates, it’s easy to identify the toxic member of that relationship as Bradley Cooper, was was married to Esposito briefly in 2007.

Of that relationship she writes, according to the NYDaily News:

She describes the mystery suitor as, “funny, smart, cocky, arrogant and a master manipulator,” adding that she didn’t “necessarily find him that attractive.” They quickly became a couple, although the actress says her boyfriend had a “mean, cold side” and “his personality could flip on a dime.”

Esposito claims the relationship was an unhealthy one, focused primarily on his needs and nothing else and that she was “a nonissue.” Esposito also writes that she felt “sidelined” from her own health and needs.

It’s unfortunate to learn that, at least in 2007, Bradley Cooper was more like his Wedding Crashers character than his more recent public personae suggests.

Since Esposito, Cooper has had relationships with Renee Zellweger and Zoe Saldana. He is currently dating 22 year old Suki Waterhouse, who barely looks her age.


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  • Jon Holden

    "We haven’t Jennifer Esposito’s (Spin City) name in a while"

  • JazzCat

    Goddammit Dustin, for the love of God, you people here need to proofread your work.

    It's embarrassing reading this stuff and seeing basic errors and missing words that could easily be fixed if you guys took the time and looked over your work for two minutes before posting it to the internet.

    Courtney Enlow posted and embarrassingly bad article a few weeks ago (from her office bathroom!) when she lost her shit theorizing about the Mother's fate on HIMYM. You make a big deal about how warps your words --as you should-- and each of your writers posts articles that do matter and do cover material of interest to all of us. The analysis and observation on Game of Thrones and Mad Men this season have been amazing. But frequently your articles are full of errors too.

    Basic english grammar and punctuation are clearly two items you and your writers frequently throw out the window in favor of "being the first to post." It's frustrating, as someone who proofreads for a living, to see this happen every single day in every single article.

    So before all the sheep come in and crucify me for saying all this, I'll simply add that despite all these regular errors, I do enjoy reading your site. I'm just frustrated and annoyed because such a simple extra step is not being taken and it taints the experience for me here. I want to believe. Show me that my faith is not for naught.

  • nobcarajo100

    WHAT A MONSTER, also I agree with the very necessary comment that this girl doesn't even look her age!

  • kirbyjay

    OK, there's this...
    Why would she marry a man that she is not attracted to, finds manipulative, has a mean, cold side and flips on a dime? It sounds like she knew all of this before she married him. WTF?
    and to Mrs.J, Zeke and L.O.V.E
    Thank you. I haven't laughed this hard in a month.

  • Strand

    Was he not turtley enough for her turtle club?

  • WillSmithSpreadsAids

    It boggles me when women talk shit about male celebrities. If the average woman already feels entitled to nice dates, respect, and personality which let's be honest most do. Then, I can only IMAGINE the mountain of entitlement a female celebrity expects. I will say this though, at least female celebrities have a talent that makes them better than their vagina. I'm willing to bet the average woman wouldn't know how to get a man if she didn't have a vagina. In other words, there's an unfair balance where to quote the great Patrice O'Neal "all women have to do is look good and keep a clean pussy, all we have to do is bring the REST!

  • derpa

    Well that wasn't misogynistic at all.
    Did someone make the switch a long time ago?

  • kirbyjay

    Good Gawd!

  • Lee
  • Jezzer

    His human mask is slipping.

  • Ricky, Bubbles & Julian

    Cooper looks like a weasel, so you know he will be a lousy husband. Not very hard to ascertain this

  • "It’s unfortunate to learn that, at least in 2007, Bradley Cooper was more like hisWedding Crashers character than his more recent public personae suggests." I think it's a bit much to throw the man under the bus based on allusions in an ex's memoir. How many of us would like to be judged by strangers based on what an ex might say about us? I know I sure as hell wouldn't.

    Also, it might not have hurt to have given this article a bit of a proof-read before you put it up.

  • e jerry powell

    I will defend the Emu as long has he's got the extra forty pounds and the face fur. As soon as he goes back to his skinny bitch self, he's dead to me.

  • Mrs. Julien

    It's good that you have standards.

  • e jerry powell

    Standards? Have you met me? I'm the HO-BAG!


  • AvaLehra

    I loved her as Tina Russo on The Looney Tunes Show. Totally not kidding, either.

  • L.O.V.E.

    "We haven't" what, "Jennifer Esposito's name in a while"?
    Written out with a stick in the sand during a music video?
    Spray-painted on the side of an Australian hotel?
    Spelled using toothpicks at the dennys on Sunset?
    Whispered into the ear of Scarlettt Johanson on a busty (auto-corrected, and I'm keeping it) Tokyo street?

    Don't leave us hanging, Rowles.

  • Muhnah_Muhnah

    This entire thread wins everything. Gave me a fit of the giggles.

  • Mrs. Julien

    sung a Hootie and the Blowfish song while etch-a-sketching

  • zeke_the_pig

    watched a Christian Slater movie on VHS while white-boy-rapping

  • I initially misread this as 'white-boy raping' and thought 'that took an oddly dark turn.'

  • Lord Inferno

    Made a Haiku:

    Muffins give her gas
    Jennifer Esposito
    Emu may be a Dick

    (Her name has a lot of freaking syllables. I can see why we haven't done a haiku in a while.)

  • Mrs. Julien

    rinsed out our underthings and hung them to dry on

  • zeke_the_pig

    started a greasefire in the kitchen to sing the praises of

  • L.O.V.E.

    recited before going to sleep Sir Ilyn Payne's, Joffrey's, Cersei's, The Hound's, Polliver's, Tywin Lannister's, and

  • Mrs. Julien

    found $5 and bought ice cream to honour

  • zeke_the_pig

    made an extremely long Pajiba thread with

  • Mrs. Julien

    bolstered the recently flagging sense of community on the website we spend our days on while making jokes about

  • zeke_the_pig

    strongly agreed with Mrs. J. while on a thread about

  • Mrs. Julien

    attempted a translation into R'lyeh glyphs of

  • Mrs. Julien

    mollified her increasingly emotional stalker by whispering

  • Mrs. Julien

    smelted ankle bracelet charms that spell out

  • Mrs. Julien

    tap danced to the rhythm of

  • zeke_the_pig

    disgraced ourselves at the ambassador's ball by smearing the wall in faeces to spell out

  • Mrs. Julien

    screamed "THAT BITCH STOLE MY PEACOCK! so stop mentioning"

  • emmalita

    I love you all so much. I am so sad I was working in a non-wifi enabled zone and missed all of this.

  • Mrs. Julien

    taken peyote and driven across the desert mumbling

  • zeke_the_pig

    Urinated out onto the starry firmament with the Space-Dong.

  • Mrs. Julien

    I like your cloze version better:

    We haven't [blank] Jennifer Esposito's name in a while

    summoned the devil with
    peed in the snow and written
    made a p0rn film name pun out of
    played anagrams with
    set fire to

  • L.O.V.E.

    \celebrity nude Googled

    Etched in the back of a school desk

    Named a Star with

    Gotten a free t shirt at a college by completing a credit card application using

  • L.O.V.E.

    My take from this story:
    There is a real life 20 year old named Suki Waterhouse? I assumed that was some stupid made-up name from True Blood.

  • Bananapanda

    I find it weird that Esposito had a Jennifer Grey-like nose job and no one talks about it. I hardly ever recognize her in photos or movies unless there's a caption.

  • zeke_the_pig

    Master emupulator.

  • Mrs. Julien

    Master manipuratite.

  • BlackRabbit

    I'm imagining an emu with a fedora, domino mask and cape. DUN DUN DUUUUN

  • carrie

    Obviously she talks badly about her ex-husband...their marriage lasted less 7 months !

  • Jifaner

    Does it really matter if you (or anyone) thinks she looks her age? She *is* 22, how old you think she appears isn't relevant to anything. Cooper may be an ass, but considering he has dated women his age and older, I don't think we need to concern troll the age of his current girlfriend.

  • cjpendery

    Where are the editors? There were so many missing words and poor phrasing choices in this piece.

  • chrisahl

    Agreed, though probably appropriate given the overall quality of the story to begin with.

    Tell me more about how Salon isn't worthy of the content you produce.

  • Mrs. Julien

    "I don't believe you. Go on."

    It's not every day I get to quote Dwight Schrute.

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