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Everyone is talking about why Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga's Oscar performance made them uncomfortable

Well, now.

IF YOU HAVE been within milimetres of hitting your quota on the A Star Is Born front, then it’s likely that last night’s Oscars sent you over the edge entirely.

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Let’s face it, since the film’s release in October last year, we’ve been gearing up for the 2019 Academy Awards, and every red carpet interview, tearful acceptance speech and prolonged on-stage gaze only served to increase the hype around it.

So, when word landed that Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper would actually be performing Shallow at the biggest event in the Hollywood diary, we knew we’d be in for four minutes of something particularly memorable.

And memorable, it was.

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It started off innocuous enough with Bradley and Gaga facing each other on-stage, approximately five foot between them.

Bradley asked some questions about the modern world, Gaga made her way to the piano, and together they reminded the audience why Shallow was deserving of the Oscar which it duly won last night.

Then Bradley made the move and joined Gaga at the piano.

And honestly, what is it about those two that makes everyone feel like they’ve accidentally stumbled into a particularly intimate moment?

Arms around each other, eyes closed, sharing one microphone, Gaga and Bradley stoked  the fire that suggests the love story between Jackson and Ally didn’t remain on screen.

And Twitter wasn’t quite able…

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