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Ruth Langsford has slammed Lady Gaga’s ‘overly intimate’ performance with A Star Is Born co-star Bradley Cooper at the 91st annual Academy Awards on Sunday evening.

The pair performed a highly emotional rendition of Shallow, one of the stand-out tracks from their blockbuster film, after taking to the stage at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

But their undeniable chemistry as they performed the song in front of a star-studded audience that included Cooper’s girlfriend, the Russian supermodel Irina Shayk, prompted speculation that they are more than just friends.

Not happy: Ruth Langsford has slammed Lady Gaga’s ‘overly intimate’ performance with A Star Is Born co-star Bradley Cooper at the 91st annual Academy Awards on Sunday evening 

Not happy: Ruth Langsford has slammed Lady Gaga’s ‘overly intimate’ performance with A Star Is Born co-star Bradley Cooper at the 91st annual Academy Awards on Sunday evening 

Wading into the debate on Friday’s edition of This Morning, Ruth, 58, admitted she would have been furious had she been in Irina’s shoes on Sunday night.

‘I thought it was overly intimate, with his girlfriend in the audience!’ she said while hosting the show with husband Eamonn Holmes, 59. 

‘I would not have liked to have been in the audience if Eamonn was singing like that!’

Close:  The pair performed a highly emotional rendition of Shallow, one of the stand-out tracks from their blockbuster film, after taking to the stage at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles 

Close:  The pair performed a highly emotional rendition of Shallow, one of the stand-out tracks from their blockbuster film, after taking to the stage at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles 

Holmes later asked Ruth how she would react if she heard him mumble another woman's name in his sleep, prompting another sharp response. 

'I'd be asking questions. I wouldn't be excusing you,' she said, before telling viewers he;s been horrible to her recently after dreaming that he had left her. 

'I was apparently very blazy,' she explained. 'He's worried as he knows it could happen.' 

Uncomfortable: ‘I thought it was overly intimate, with his girlfriend in the audience!’ she said while hosting This Morning with husband Eamonn Holmes on Friday 

Uncomfortable: ‘I thought it was overly intimate, with his girlfriend in the audience!’ she said while hosting This Morning with husband Eamonn Holmes on Friday 

Gaga had previously addressed rumors of a developed off-stage romance with co-star Bradley during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel on Wednesday, insisting the performance was all a ploy.

'That is what we wanted you to see,' she declared when asked about the pair's intense chemistry, adding that he adamantly directed all the musical numbers.

The defiant star continued: 'This is a long song. It is a love story and we worked so hard. I knew he had the vision for how it should go.'  

Opening up:  Gaga had previously addressed rumors of a developed off-stage romance with co-star Bradley during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel on Wednesday

Opening up:  Gaga had previously addressed rumors of a developed off-stage romance with co-star Bradley during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel on Wednesday

She described how even for the racy Sunday performance at the Oscars, Bradley was specific with how he wanted the stage and audience lighting to look. 

The songstress then further dispelled rumors by highlighting her previous work with musical legend Tony Bennett. 

She said: 'I've had my arms wrapped around Tony Bennett for the last three years. It's what you do when you sing love songs'. 

Sources familiar with the film and its surrounding drama have indicated that Bradley intentionally wanted the pair to sizzle on and off the screen.  

But the close relationship did become the talk of , with many speculating that it played into Gaga's split from fiancé Christian Carino. 

A source explained to Page Six: ' is buzzing that Gaga fell for Bradley during pre-production and filming, creating the intense emotional energy you see on-screen and at the Oscar. He wanted an authentic love story on-screen.'

Shocker: Those familiar with Irina Shayk (pictured with Bradley on Monday) claim that she 'is not happy with all the attention that the performance onstage generated. But she feels confident that nothing ever happened between Gaga and Bradley'

Shocker: Those familiar with Irina Shayk (pictured with Bradley on Monday) claim that she 'is not happy with all the attention that the performance onstage generated. But she feels confident that nothing ever happened between Gaga and Bradley'

They added that Gaga is a 'vulnerable' actress. At the CAA party on Friday, the two were said to have been 'very, very close... even though her ex-fiancé [Carino] was there in the same room but keeping his distance...

'Gaga and Bradley were cosied up on a sofa... They were inseparable, and people definitely thought it was weird.' 

'There was no sign of his model girlfriend,' a different source added.

But another source asserted: 'Bradley and Gaga were both there and hanging out, but they were not 'together.'  

Widely discussed: Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper were spied getting cozy at an Oscars after party, following their steamy performance on stage earlier in the night 

Widely discussed: Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper were spied getting cozy at an Oscars after party, following their steamy performance on stage earlier in the night 

Sources close to the stars have denied the relationship, with one stating: 'Some in the industry believe Bradley may be working the situation for public attention. 

'Gaga is an artist; she naturally goes into character to perform a song from the movie,' the source continued. 

Another added: 'Bradley and Gaga wanted to create a performance that was a bit of an homage to the film... to emulate the emotion that people felt while watching the film.' 

Others familiar with Irina Shayk claimed: '[She] is not happy with all the attention that the performance onstage generated...

'But she feels confident that nothing ever happened between Gaga and Bradley. They had chemistry during the movie shoot. But

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