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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.

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

June 27 2022 11:00 AM

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

February 10 2022 10:12 PM

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.

November 30 2021 7:58 PM

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

August 05 2020 2:10 PM

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.

June 10 2020 12:53 PM

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

May 15 2020 1:45 PM