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Anderson Cooper

Anderson Cooper is a prominent gay reporter with the CNN news network. A scion of the Vanderbilt family, Cooper got his start in journalism by having a friend create a counterfeit press pass, so that he could report on issues overseas. In his career, he has served as correspondent and anchor for shows like World News Now, The Mole, Anderson Cooper 360, NewsNight, 60 Minutes, and Anderson Live. Read the latest news about Anderson Cooper, who came out in 2012 via a letter to Andrew Sullivan that was later published with his permission.

Anderson Cooper Receives Backlash for Supporting CNN's Trump Town Hall

The gay, experienced, well-respected news personality defended the kind of scene he’s previously criticized, say critics.

Anderson Cooper Set to Work on Vanderbilt Family Series for Amazon

Cooper will executive produce the series.

Anderson Cooper to Host New CNN Show 'The Whole Story'

Cooper will be the new face of CNN's Sunday evening programming.

Black Panther 2's Queer Cameos Star Anderson Cooper, Michaela Coel

The sequel to the 2018 blockbuster is full of surprises.

Anderson Cooper Heckled, Followed in CNN Lobby, Prompting F Bombs

A unidentified man accused the out journalist of not disclosing information in a 60 Minutes report.

Anderson Cooper Describes How Richard Gere Made Him Realize He's Gay

Cooper saw the heartthrob actor in the Broadway production of Bent.

Anderson Cooper Just Announced Birth of Second Son, Shared 1st Photos

"He mostly just sleeps and eats and certainly poops, but he already seems like a wise and thoughtful little chap."

Anderson Cooper Show Expanded, Doubled as Chris Cuomo Suspended by CNN

Cuomo was suspended indefinitely because of help he gave to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, his brother, as the latter responded to sexual harassment accusations.

Fallen ICU Doctor's Husband Responds to Trump's 'It Is What It Is'

After David Hart's husband died in his arms, he found the president's fatalistic remarks on American deaths "unbelievable."

Anderson Cooper: Being a Gay Dad Is a 'Dream Come True'

In a history-making Pride cover of People magazine, the gay CNN anchor admitted there was a time when he thought fatherhood wasn't possible.

Anderson Cooper: Being Gay Is 'One of the Great Blessings of My Life'

The gay CNN host told Ellen DeGeneres that he wished he had come out sooner.

Anderson Cooper Is a Dad: 'As a Gay Kid I Never Thought It Possible'

Cooper introduced the world to Wyatt Morgan Cooper live on his CNN show.

Anderson Cooper Blasts Trump for Lying About Disinfectant Comments

Trump's assertion that disinfectants could kill COVID-19 in the body is "idiotic," and he's lying when he excuses it as sarcasm, Cooper says.

Anderson Cooper Gobsmacked by Vegas Mayor's 'Ignorant' Claims

Carolyn Goodman wants the city open for business but has no idea how it can be done safely, and she made bizarre and contradictory statements to Cooper.

Dem Debate's Big LGBTQ Question: Ellen DeGeneres and George W. Bush

Candidates gave a variety of answers about working across the aisle, but CNN got roasted for bringing up the question instead of more pressing matters.

Anderson Cooper Honors His Mother Gloria Vanderbilt After Her Passing

The gay news anchor released a touching tribute to his mother shortly after her passing on Monday morning. 

Watch Anderson Cooper's Epic Takedown of Trump Jr.

Donald Trump Jr. used a 10-year-old photo to accuse the out journalist of lying to make the president look bad.

Sean Hannity on Anderson Cooper: CNN's 'Jerry Springer'

The Fox host called Cooper's interviews with Trump's alleged mistresses "creepy" and "lewd."

How Anderson Cooper Helped Inspire a Pulse Memorial

The out journalist's kindness is infused into the Holding Hands statue, dedicated to Christopher "Drew" Leinonen.