If not the wins, the losses, and the brilliance of ditching a host, Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga's 2019 Oscars body language was truly the talk of the town last night (the town being Twitter). Yes, "Shallow" from A Star is Born is an all-around bop that very much deserved its Best Original Song win. And yes, it's a delight to know that Cooper and Gaga sound just as great together IRL as they do in theaters and on Spotify. But it was that electric crackle of chemistry between Cooper and Gaga during their "Shallow" performance that brought Oscar viewers to their knees.
It's not the first time we've seen Gaga and Cooper sparkle in each others' presence off set. The pair presented at the 2019 SAG Awards last month and at the Golden Globes before that. But nothing tops this appearance of Cooper and Gaga together at last night's awards ceremony. After the tears dried away and everyone pulled themselves back together, Twitter had a field day turning the way Gaga gazed longingly at Cooper into a meme. Which is right on point, because only a few things in life deserve that kind of adoring look — like pizza or a partner who surprises you with Chipotle. Here's what body language expert Dr. Lillian Glass has to say about Gaga and Cooper's smoldering "Shallow" performance.