great article in the Times today from a writer named Lindsay Crouse, who recently discovered that her former boyfriend of seven years is now dating Lady Gaga. It’s a fascinating look into how the mind deals with such a discovery.
Here’s what it’s like to watch someone you were with for an eternity date one of the most famous—and fantastic—women in the world.
(I am now an expert.)https://t.co/mYcShXC87n
— Lindsay Crouse (@lindsaycrouse) February 27, 2020
Crouse presents an enviably mature take on the discovery, voicing her admiration for Lady Gaga without a hint of jealousy. But it sure made me think… how would I react to finding out that an ex was now dating a megastar? Obviously, so much of it depends on which star they’re dating. Would I be jealous? More jealous of my ex or of their new celebrity mate? Would I brag about it to my friends?
It’s a tricky question. As I see it, there are a few ways it could go. Let’s explore the extremes, starting with Leonardo DiCaprio obviously.
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