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 is one of the most private people on TV, but Saturday night he talked about his love life for the first time.
The CNN anchor, who came out of the closet last July, was given the Vito Russo Award by GLAAD in New York and he said, “I’ve had many blessings in my life and being gay is certainly one of the greatest blessings.”
He also thanked his partner Benjamin Maisani, a New York bar owner.
This is the first time that the newsman has publicly acknowledged his boyfriend and for...Read Full Story
Anderson Cooper 'planning to marry long-term live-in boyfriend... and it could be as soon as Labor Day'By Lydia WarrenPUBLISHED: 10:35 EST, 11 July 2012 | UPDATED: 10:51 EST, 11 July 2012Anderson Cooper is reportedly preparing to marry his long-term boyfriend - and the nuptials could take place as soon as Labor Day.It comes just weeks after the CNN news anchor spoke publicly about his sexuality for the first time, saying: 'The fact is, I'm gay, always have been, always will be, and I couldn't...Read Full Story
GOSSIPAnderson Cooper gets support from pals Kelly Ripa, Andy Cohen during vacation in Croatia after beau Ben Maisani is caught cheatingMaisani, who has been in a relationship with Cooper for three years, was photographed kissing another man in a New York City park.By Ethan Sacks / New York Daily NewsPublished: Wednesday, August 15, 2012, 2:33 PMUpdated: Thursday, August 16, 2012, 9:59 AMAnderson Cooper posted an Instagram photo of himself and friend Kelly Ripa while on vacation in Croatia.It...Read Full Story
Anderson Cooper And Andy Cohen Vactioning TogetherPosted: August 14, 2012It’s been an interesting twenty-four hours for reporter Anderson Cooper since news broke that his longtime boyfriend Benjamin Maisani was photographed kissing another man that wasn’t in fact, Anderson Cooper. Today, Anderson Cooper, and Bravo host Andy Cohen took to Instagram, to post single photos of themselves in Croatia.Cooper and Cohen, who have been long time friends, released these photos of the sunset-filled...Read Full Story
Benjamin Maisani was spotted out with CNN's Anderson Cooper on a few occasions, leading to speculation that the two might be more than just friends. They were seen together in June 2009 in New York, where Maisani owns an East Village bar called Eastern Bloc. Find more news and information about Benjamin Maisani here.