Amanda Seyfried and Dominic Cooper – who had been beforehand in a two-year relationship – just lately reprised their roles as Sophie and Sky in Mamma Mia 2: Right here We Go Once more.
Ten years after the primary film, Mamma Mia 2 has roared into cinemas – bringing with it a complete host of ABBA songs and acquainted faces.
Alongside Christine Baranski, Julie Walters, Pierce Brosnan, Stellan Skarsgard, Colin Firth and Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried and Dominic Cooper have reprised their roles because the (now married) couple on the centre of the plot, Sky and Sophie.
Nonetheless, it was an admittedly surreal expertise for the actors as, whereas filming the unique film, Seyfried and Cooper began relationship in actual life, solely to name time on their relationship three years later.
Since then, Seyfriend has welcomed her first youngster together with her husband, Thomas Sadoski – and, in a revealing new interview with The Mirror, admitted that Sadoski was a bit jealous when she started working with Cooper once more.
“I believe [Sadoski] has the identical sort of points that I’d have if we had been hanging out together with his ex-girlfriend from way back. I believe it’s at all times like, ‘I’m so in love with this individual, in order that individual should be so in love together with her too’,” she mentioned.
“I’d guess he assumed Dominic is in love with me the best way he’s in love with me. And it’s simply not the case.”
Ultimately, although, Cooper and Sadoski bought alongside nice.“It’s candy,” Seyfried continued. “I’d quite he be jealous than utterly high-quality with it. He’s been nice. He’s very supportive and he loves this film, and he and Dominic bought alongside completely high-quality once we had been capturing.”Of Cooper, she added:
“We break up about three years after the film got here out and after we break up we grew to become actually shut mates. The final time I’d seen him was once I frolicked with him on my thirtieth birthday. So it wasn’t bizarre seeing him once more.”
Except they’ve performed one thing unspeakably terrible, it’s common to need to keep mates with an ex. In actual fact, in case you ended on moderately amicable phrases – and notably in case you transfer in the identical social circles – making an attempt to take care of a friendship usually looks like essentially the most wise, mature possibility.
Nonetheless, a recent study means that you need to solely try to keep mates together with your ex in case you’re sure you don’t nonetheless harbour emotions for them – or it may have critical repercussions in your future relationships.
Lindsey Rodriguez, assistant professor of psychology on the College of South Florida and lead researcher on the examine, explains: “Usually, this analysis reveals that communication with former companions shouldn’t be universally good or unhealthy for present relationships. The essential issue is why the individual continues to speak with the previous accomplice.
“It’s potential to proceed to remain mates with an ex for purely platonic causes, and that may be inconsequential or constructive for the present relationship.”
Nonetheless, she provides that sustaining contact with an ex could make it tough to really transfer on. “Many individuals discover themselves ‘caught’ on former companions or unable to actually break free from the concept of a relationship with them,” she says.
“When this occurs, they expertise greater charges of despair and anxiousness, and are much less prone to discover themselves in a wholesome new relationship.”