Cooper appears on the cover of People after he is named Sexiest Man Alive. He is not only a great actor but can speak French and cook. On advice from his parents:
Be yourself’-that’s the biggest gift I got from my parents. I was never forced in any direction. I was presented with all these opportunities, but never did I feel like, ‘Oh, God, I have to make my parents proud.’ All my pressure has been self-imposed my whole life. It’s all been self-generated judgment.