(Photo: Getty Images | Instagram)During an assignment for 60 Minutes, Anderson Cooper received quite a scare when he suffered temporary blindness for a whole 36 hours. Cooper was shooting a segment in Portugal that required him to be out on the ocean for a few hours. While the sky was overcast, the reflection of UV light bouncing off the water did some serious damage to Cooper's peepers."I wake up in the middle of the night and it feels like my eyes are on fire," Cooper recollected on the...Read Full Story
Anderson Cooper has been the subject of many gay rumors over the years, and he came out of the closet this weekend. The journalist wrote about being proud of his sexuality in an open letter to political blogger Andrew Sullivan.Cooper wrote, in part: "The fact is, I'm gay, always have been, always will be, and I couldn't be any more happy, comfortable with myself, and proud."He continued: "I have tried to maintain some level of privacy in my life. Part of that has been for purely personal...Read Full Story
Anderson Cooper had to put himself on the RidicuList after he broke out in a fit of giggles while reporting on a story about a Polish-American holiday called Dyngus Day during Tuesday night's AC360. Cooper apologized for the incident and clarified that his "this is so stupid" comment duing the laugh-fest was directed at himself and not the holiday. “I said it was stupid because it’s stupid that a grown man giggles like a 13-year-old girl meeting Justin Bieber for the first time,” he quipped...Read Full Story
Anderson Cooper has been in the headlines over his personal life for years now. There's speculation that he's dating Benjamin Maisani, who's the owner of a gay bar in NYC. And, there was recently rumors that the talk show host would come out on his new show, Anderson. So far, all of these stories are still just speculation. But, that didn't stop Gawker reports that the silver-haired star was bringing Maisani to the office holiday party for his show, in preparation for the coming out episode...Read Full Story
CNN might not be the ratings juggernaut it once was, but that doesn't mean Anderson Cooper's any less influential today than he's ever been. How else do you explain his No. 24 position on AskMen's Top 49 Most Influential Men list of 2011? Whether he's covering stories live from Egypt, or chuckling uncontrollably on air at home in America, the anchor knows how to deliver news. As the host of Anderson Cooper 360, the gray haired man has become one of the most important voices of the 21st...Read Full Story
Anderson Cooper (born June 3, 1967) is an American journalist, author, and television personality. He currently works as the primary anchor of the CNN news show Anderson Cooper 360°. Find Anderson Cooper news, videos, and pictures here.