The Sports Illustrated star was also photographed giving Gaga a warm hug after her Oscar win and her face seemed to show genuine pride.
Watch above, via ABC. His assessment of their chemistry caught Esposito's attention, and she summed up her reaction in one word, "Ha".
And, since their split, Esposito hasn't had anything all that nice to say about her former husband. I spend hours a day in the studio.
But there were reportedly problems pretty early on in their romance. "I wish to everyone that is going to that celebration to feel a joy inside of them, '" Gaga recalled. She even talked about their short-lived union in her 2014 book Jennifer's Way, where she referred to her ex-husband as a master manipulator. "I didn't necessarily find him that attractive, but I figured that I could enjoy his sense of humor and nonsense for a while". The two were also captured on video posing cheek to cheek.
Jennifer Esposito and Bradley Cooper at the premiere of "Babel" in November 2016.
The two chart queens looked like a pair of besties as they posed for pics together, exclusively captured by Time magazine, at a shindig hosted by Madge herself.
"I felt so uncomfortable for Bradley's girlfriend, oh my gosh", she said on the Good Morning Britain show, commenting on what happened on Oscars' night.
"The chance to work with such an unbelievable piece of design and history tonight is a creative dream come true", Sandra Amador and Tom Eerebout, Lady Gaga's stylists, said in a statement.
She appeared to shade Madge when she added, "She's the biggest pop star of all time..."
It's fair to assume that Cooper's ex is a little biased. Cooper and Gaga have endured months of rumors regarding the nature of their relationship while on the awards circuit. Not everything is as dramatic as it is in the movies.