Bio: Anderson Cooper (born in New York, New York on June, 3, 1967) is the son of heiress, Gloria Vanderbilt. He has suffered a great deal of tragedy in his life, with his father dying at the age of 50, and his brother committing suicide in 1988, after jumping off the 14th floor terrace of his mom’s NYC apartment. Anderson is the host of CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360, and the daytime talk show, Anderson. He is openly gay.
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Anderson is best known for hosting Anderson Cooper 360 on CNN, and a daytime talk show, called Anderson.
Anderson Cooper is openly gay, and has been dating bar owner, Benjamin Maisani, since 2009. The couple came under some scrutiny in August of 2012, when Benjamin allegedly cheated on Anderson.
Uh oh! Anderson Cooper furthered his controversial comments about his friend Kathy Griffin’s crazy Trump photo stunt when he called her actions ‘stupid’ in a speech at Kaplan Jewish Community Center. Is their friendship headed for the end?
Kathy Griffin barely kept herself together when discussing how Anderson Cooper called her ‘bloody Donald Trump’ photo disgusting. Kathy was deeply ‘hurt’ by her former CNN co-star, and HollywoodLife.com has the SCOOP that she totally ‘hates’ how she’s losing paychecks and friends!
Kathy Griffin was fired from co-hosting New Year’s Eve on CNN with Anderson Cooper this year, and even though they’re longtime friends, Anderson is totally okay with seeing her go. Like the network, he’s still FURIOUS over the comedienne’s video beheading Donald Trump.
Kathy Griffin is losing allies after a video from a photo shoot that showed her ‘beheading’ President Donald Trump was released on May 30. While many critics of the shocking clip weren’t fans of the comic to begin with, her longtime friend Anderson Cooper is also ‘appalled’ by her behavior.