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Anderson Cooper

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Famous as :

TV personality, journalist, author

Birth Name :

Anderson Hays Vanderbilt Cooper

Birth Date :

June 03, 1967

Birth Place :

New York City, New York, USA

Claim to fame :

As primary anchor on the CNN news show "Anderson Cooper 360" (2003-2009)

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Anderson Cooper on First Meeting With Seth Meyers: I Assumed You Were Gay

March 19, 2014 06:30:50 GMT

talked about first time meeting when he stopped by "" on Monday, March 17. During his appearance, the CNN anchor revealed that he thought Meyers was gay.
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Man Jailed for Stalking Anderson Cooper for 5 Years

July 29, 2013 08:37:32 GMT

A psychiatric patient who has been terrorizing for five years gets arrested. New York Post reported that a 40-year-old Queens man called Alex Hausner had been making unwanted phone calls to Cooper's home since 2008.
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Anderson Cooper Rips Alec Baldwin Over His Homophobic Tweets

June 30, 2013 18:03:17 GMT

was not impressed with 's angry tweets turned homophobic rants recently. The CNN anchor wondered out loud on Twitter, "Why does#AlecBaldwin get a pass when he uses gay slurs? If a conservative talked of beating up a 'queen' they would be vilified."
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Mandarin Offers Tony Stark Tough Choices in Sneak Peek of 'Iron Man 3' Clip

April 11, 2013 07:51:45 GMT

Tony Stark and Mandarin are getting engaged in a psychological war in a sneak peek of "" new preview. After Stark sends his archenemy a threat through "a holiday greeting" in an impromptu press conference, Mandarin responds it back with a death threat as seen in the short preview.
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Ben Affleck to Be 'Mr. Mom' When Jennifer Garner Resumes Working

April 11, 2013 07:41:23 GMT

would be "Mr. Mom" this summer, he jokingly told reporters on Tuesday, April 9. Affleck said on the red carpet premiere of his movie "" at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood that "Jennifer's going to work." He added, "She told me to go to the gym, I'm preparing myself."
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Disney Confirms Layoffs Are Underway

April 11, 2013 07:36:20 GMT

Walt Disney Company has released a statement confirming that the studio is laying off its staff. In the statement, the studio's spokesperson said, "As part of an ongoing review to ensure that the Studios' operational structure and economics align with the demands of the current marketplace, we have made the difficult decision to reduce our staffing levels in several divisions of the Studio."
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'Saw' Director in Talks to Helm 'Fast and Furious 7'

April 11, 2013 07:29:33 GMT

Mostly directing horror films like "", "", and "", James Wan might soon spread his wings into another film genre. The Australian filmmaker is reportedly in final negotiations with Universal Pictures to be the helmer of "Fast and Furious 7", which is expected to start its production this summer and get a 2014 release.
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Zack Snyder Reveals 'Man of Steel' Twist

April 11, 2013 07:07:44 GMT

More details of "" are unveiled in the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly printed edition. As the film attempts to humanize the superhero, Zack Snyder reveals that his movie won't feature his biggest weakness. "I'll be honest with you, there's no Kryptonite in the movie," the director spills.
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Frank Ocean, Ellen DeGeneres and Anderson Cooper Among Out's 2013 Gay Power List

April 11, 2013 06:42:25 GMT

Who are the most powerful members of gay community this year? In Out magazine's annual Power 50 list for the 2013 edition, the likes of rap singer , daytime talk show host and newscaster make it to the top 10.
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Lou Reed Pulls Out of Coachella, Cancels California Shows

March 27, 2013 09:23:45 GMT

Former The Velvet Underground frontman has begged off from his Coachella Valley Arts and Music Festival stint this April, citing "unavoidable complications" as the reason for his pull out. As a result, the 71-year-old vocalist/guitarist also had to cancel three other California shows sandwiched in between the two weekend music festival.
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Pics: Britney Spears' Wax Statue Unveiled at Madame Tussauds in New York

March 27, 2013 09:20:15 GMT

Madame Tussauds museum, famous for creating extremely authentic wax statues, cannot get enough of having one statue of . The museum unveiled a new wax figure of the "Circus" singer in New York on March 26, the same day 's waxwork was unveiled in London.
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Report: Anderson Cooper Is Wanted to Replace Matt Lauer on 'Today'

March 27, 2013 09:07:28 GMT

Following long-running rumor that is in jeopardy on "", new speculation on his possible replacement arises. According to Deadline, is eyed to replace Lauer as the NBC show's host.
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Matt Lauer, Anderson Cooper and Brian Williams Are Candidates to Host 'Jeopardy!'

March 16, 2013 01:39:24 GMT

Alex Trebrek's "" contract will only expire in 2016, but Sony Pictures TV has begun a search to find his replacement. Reports say , , and Dan Patrick are in the mix of possible new hosts.
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Madonna to Present Anderson Cooper With GLAAD Award

March 04, 2013 09:28:32 GMT

A representative of gay advocacy group GLAAD confirms that has been chosen to present CNN's host with the Vito Russo Award at the 24th annual GLAAD Media Awards. This award, named after the legendary HIV/AIDS activist and author of the book "The Celluloid Closet" Vito Russo, is annually given to openly gay, lesbian, or transgender media figure who has great contribution in promoting equality, and Cooper is deemed qualified to receive the prize this year.
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Anderson Cooper Defends Anne Hathaway Against Mean Haters

March 01, 2013 04:55:29 GMT

didn't understand why there was so much hatred against . The CNN anchor thought people were overreacting when giving his comment on the amount of criticisms thrown against the "" actress.
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Anderson Cooper Got Package From Fugitive Christopher Dorner Before Shooting Spree

February 08, 2013 02:00:12 GMT

Christopher Dorner, a man who is being hunted for allegedly killing three people, sent a package to before his shooting spree. The package was delivered to the CNN host's assistant on February 1, but he just noticed it after the extensive search for Dorner made headlines.
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Anderson Cooper and Aretha Franklin Defend Beyonce's Lip-Sync at Obama Inauguration

January 24, 2013 06:41:00 GMT

In the midst of all the brouhaha following 's lip-synced performance at the Obama inauguration, CNN anchor offered his two cents worth on the issue via "The Ridiculist" segment on his CNN show "Anderson Cooper 360". The well-respected journalist snapped back with "so what?!" adding, "It's Beyonce's world and we're all just living in it."
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Video: Kathy Griffin Tries to Kiss Anderson Cooper's Crotch on CNN's New Year's Special

January 02, 2013 02:37:16 GMT

continued her R-rated antics on CNN's annual New Year's Eve live coverage. After dropping the F bomb in 2009 and attempting to strip down to her underwear last year, she tried to simulate oral sex on co-host on the live TV show this year.
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Anderson Cooper Temporarily Blinded When Filming in Portugal

December 05, 2012 08:54:25 GMT

's work trip to Portugal to shoot a story for "60 Minutes" on a coast turned into a nightmare when the news anchor was blinded for 36 hours. The temporary blindness was caused by UV light, which glanced on the water.
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Anderson Cooper's Talk Show Canceled After Two Seasons

October 30, 2012 01:26:51 GMT

"Anderson Live" is not going to return for a third season. It has been announced that the current second season will be the last for the syndicated daytime talk show hosted by , with the last episode slated to air in summer 2013.
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Video: Anderson Cooper Mocks Bristol Palin's 'DWTS' Meltdown

October 10, 2012 07:58:46 GMT

didn't buy 's meltdown on "" recently. The daughter of Sarah Palin had a fight with Mark Ballas accusing him of not really wanting to be her dancing partner, but the Silver Fox called the fight a ploy to win sympathy from voters.
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Anderson Cooper Slams Star Jones for Saying His Coming Out Is Publicity Stunt

October 05, 2012 06:17:20 GMT

In a recent episode of his show, talked about life after he publicly came out. The Silver Fox was "really pleased with the response" and support he got from his fans, before saying, "The only thing that did kind of annoy me ... [was] Star Jones, of all people."
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Anderson Cooper Weighs In on Lindsay Lohan and Amanda Bynes Catfight

September 19, 2012 04:21:20 GMT

has heard about and bickering with each other over their runs-in with the law. The CNN anchor had some advice for the former Disney star, saying she should stop whining and complaining about the whole situation because it was pointless.
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Anderson Cooper's Boyfriend Spotted Kissing Mystery Man

August 13, 2012 06:44:07 GMT

Ben Maisani sparked rumor that he cheated on . The club owner, who's widely believed dating the CNN anchor, was caught on camera making out with another guy in a New York park. He and his muscular lover shared a passionate kiss on the lips while holding hands.
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Anderson Cooper Thanks Fans for Support, Chely Wright Calls Him 'Inspiring'

July 04, 2012 06:58:44 GMT

is grateful for the outpouring support coming from fellow celebrities and journalists as well as fans alike. The Silver Fox tweets, "I appreciate all the nice tweets. I am in Botswana working but want to wish everyone a great 4th of July!"
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Kathy Griffin: Anderson Cooper Needs to Be Careful After Coming Out

July 03, 2012 09:26:55 GMT

While applauding her friend , offered words of advice to him. The TV personality said the Silver Fox, who often travels to dangerous places around the world to cover news, needed to be careful now that he has come out of the closet publicly. She explained why in a letter to the Daily Beast.
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Ellen DeGeneres and Neil Patrick Harris 'Proud' of Anderson Cooper for Coming Out

July 03, 2012 01:42:19 GMT

Soon after came out of the closet publicly, fellow celebrities and journalists alike reached out to him to offer congratulation and support. and tweeted words of encouragement to the CNN anchor.
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Buffalonians Don't Buy Anderson Cooper's Apology for Laughing at Dyngus Day

April 12, 2012 01:49:09 GMT

landed in hot water after making fun of Dyngus Day in his RidicuList segment of "Anderson Cooper 360". The 44-year-old said, "It's so stupid, really so stupid", as he cracked up at a line "boys sprinkling girls that they fancy with water, and the girls striking back with a tap from a pussy willow branch," which explains one ritual in the Polish-American holiday.
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Video: Anderson Cooper Holds Back Tears When Talking About Brother's Suicide

September 20, 2011 03:26:48 GMT

After being unable to stop his giggles over Gerard Depardieu's pissing on plane incident, showed yet another of his sides before the camera. During a Monday (September 19) episode of "Anderson", the CNN anchor had to fight back tears when hearing his mother Gloria Vanderbilt recalled the day his brother Carter took his own life.
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Video: Anderson Cooper Couldn't Stop Giggling Over Gerard Depardieu's Incident

August 19, 2011 04:14:48 GMT

lost his composure before the camera because of Gerard Depardieu. The host of "Anderson Cooper 360" couldn't contain his giggles and kept cracking up throughout a "RidicuList" segment about the "" actor's urinating incident in a CityJet flight from France to Ireland.
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