Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity News: Laura Dern Speaks Out About Bradley Cooper Dating RumorsCupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity News: Laura Dern Speaks Out About Bradley Cooper Dating Rumors

By Hope Ankney

In the latest celebrity news, Laura Dern dismissed all dating rumors between herself and Bradley Cooper. According to, the actress opened up about her close relationship with Cooper, stating, “We are amazing friends, and we’re family.” This set of rumors circulated soon after Cooper’s celebrity relationship with supermodel Irina Shayk ended back in June.

In celebrity news, this pair are just good friends. What are some ways to lay false relationship rumors to rest?

Cupid’s Advice:

Sometimes, it can be frustrating for two people to be friendly towards one another without others thinking something romantic is going on behind the scenes. Platonic relationships, especially between the opposite sex, have a connotation that there must be underlying feelings there when that isn’t always the case. Two people enjoying each other’s company is fairly common. Friendship exists. If you’re stuck in a situation where others are trying to make something out of nothing, don’t worry! Cupid has some love advice on how to lay pesky relationship rumors to rest:

1. Direct conversation: Sometimes communication can be the biggest key when dismissing relationship rumors with your friends. They might just be teasing you about it for fun, without realizing it can actually bother you. If you haven’t been abundantly clear about this newfound friendship, sit these friends down and have a direct conversation about it. Opening up about how you aren’t dating this specific person and explaining why these false rumors have been bothering you may allow them to realize that you’re telling the truth and not assume anything else about the relationship or even relationships in the future!

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2. Ignore it: Perhaps, people are only speculating about you and this other person because they know it gets a rise out of you. If these rumors don’t overly upset you, find it in you to simply ignore what others are saying. Like is told to us from a young age, ignoring someone’s teasing can often lead to the teasing to stop, altogether. This can be used in your adult life, as well. If you pretend like these false rumors don’t bother you, the situation will probably diffuse itself.

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3. Be open publicly: If all else fails, maybe it’s time to take to social media! Making a post about false relationship rumors can be overkill, but if nothing else has worked to stop it, it can be an effective way to get others to stop speculating. Make a status update, tweet, or even post a photo of the both of you explaining away the rumors. Speaking out publicly about the situation can immediately dismiss it if you’re taking that much time and effort to set the record straight on your social media platform!

How have you been successful in dismissing false relationship rumors in your life? Tell us down below!