Irina Shayk: Life as a single mum is hard


Irina Shayk says it's "hard to find balance" as a single mother.

The 34-year-old model co-parents her two-year-old daughter Lea De Seine with her ex-partner Bradley Cooper, and has admitted it can sometimes feel as though she's "falling apart" when it comes to trying to juggle her life as a single mother with "being a working woman and provider".

She said: "It's hard to find a balance between being a single mum and being a working woman and provider. Trust me, there are days I wake up and I'm like, 'Oh my god, I don't know what to do, I'm falling apart.' "

Irina also spoke about her split from Bradley - whom she dated for four years until their split in June of 2019 - as she revealed life without the actor is "new ground".

Speaking to British Vogue's latest issue, she said: "I think in all good relationships you bring your best and your worst - it's just the nature of a human being. Two great people don't have to make a good couple.

"I think we've been very lucky to experience what we had with each other. Life without B is new ground."

Meanwhile, it was reported last year that Irina wasn't ready to hit the dating scene again following her split from the 'A Star Is Born' star, as sources said her daughter was her main "priority".

An insider claimed: "Irina isn't dating anyone at the moment. She's focused on her daughter and spending time with her. She would like to meet someone in the future, but it's not a priority at the moment. She just got out of a long-term relationship and wants to take time to heal."

And Irina previously implied she's strong enough to get through the break-up because she has to keep things normal for the sake of their daughter.

She said: "Women are the ones who can handle everything. Women can raise the kids, women can do the job, and when she's back, she can cook and clean and do the heavy work too!"