Irina Shayk broke up with actor Bradley Cooper back in 2019, but the two raise their daughter Lea.
According to the model, Bradley takes an active part in the life of the daughter and can easily take responsibility for the child.
“He’s a full-on, hands-on dad — no nanny,” she says. “Lea went on holiday with him for almost two weeks — I didn’t call them once.” She knows her daughter is being raised in immense privilege and won’t receive the hard-knock Russian values that she now credits for her own strength. “Me and her father are very strict. When she finishes eating, she gets up from the table, takes her plate, says ‘thank you.’ Without ‘please’ or ‘thank you’ she’s not getting anything,” Shayk told Highsnobiety. “It’s hard, because she has so many toys. I had one doll, and I still have this doll. Blonde, blue eyes, big Russian doll. My grandma used to make clothes for her. And I always explain, ‘Look, this is my doll. I had only one.’ Or sometimes, ‘You have this candy. I used to have candy only for Christmas.’”
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