Susan Sarandon loves being called a cougar, the 63-year-old actress tells Entertainment Weekly in a new interview. The actress split with actor Tim Robbins after 23 years together last year and described the break-up as "terrifying and exhilarating at the same time."

The Academy Award winner is rumored to be dating Jonathan Bricklin, 31, a partner in a ping-pong bar she co-owns, and is apprehensive about going back to the dating game. Though she refused to comment about the new romance, the Stepmom star maintains a positive outlook on life after the split. "I certainly love the idea of being in love, and I love the idea of companionship," Sarandonsaid. "Whatever happens next in terms of romance and partners, I don’t know." –KRIS ALCANTARA

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