Several TV news anchors and hosts have made this year’s OUT Power 50 list. It’s the brand’s annual ranking of the most influential LGBT voices in American culture. ABC’s Robin Roberts, who publicly came out late last year, is the first woman of color in the top 10. Show More Summary
The out CNN anchor did more than just live up to the legend of his prominent parents — he created a unique legacy all his own. read more
In what could be a sign of waning interest on the part of viewers over the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, MSNBC's All In with Chris Hayes came out ahead of CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 in both the 25-54 demo and total viewers Friday evening.
Elite runner Shalane Flanagan is all in for the 2014 Boston Marathon. The Massachusetts native, who placed fourth in last year's race, told Anderson Cooper on 60 Minutes last night that's she's "all-in with her training. It's my ultimate dream and goal to win," says Flanagan.
Antigay hecklers couldn't resist commenting when the CNN anchor said he's impressed by the first-ever active men's Division I basketball player to come out. Featured Image: read more
Killing 'em with kindness. And tweets. (Getty) What started as a tweet of support from Anderson Cooper to Derrick Gordon, the UMass sophmore who had just become the first openly gay college basketball player, ended with a first-round TKO of a yappy sports anchor. Show More Summary
Out CNN anchor Anderson Cooper hopped on Twitter earlier this week to express support for Derrick Gordon, the UMass sophomore who became the first openly gay man in Division I college basketball after coming out on Wednesday. Watching coverage of the story that included interviews with Gordon himself, Cooper called the move “incredibly courageous and […]
Last week in his revealing interview with Howard Stern, Anderson Cooper told Stern that occasionally he's tempted to fire back at someone who irks him on Twitter (often against his best judgment). Anderson did so last night after Damian Goddard,...
With ongoing coverage of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Thursday night, Anderson Cooper helped lift CNN above MSNBC in the 25-54 demo in prime time. Anderson Cooper 360 was the only CNN to beat MSNBC in prime time, but he did it by enough to put the network's average in #2, behind Fox News.
Last night, CNN's Anderson Cooper tweeted out some support to Derrick Gordon, who just became the first openly gay men's college basketball player.
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In The Survivor Diaries, which airs tonight at 10 Eastern on CNN, the out journalist shares the story of Adrianne Haslet-Davis, a young dancer who lost her leg in last year's bombing. Featured Image: read more
Tonight at 10pmET, Anderson Cooper reports “The Survivor Diaries,” a documentary about professional dancer Adrianne Haslet-Davis, a Boston Marathon bombing survivor who had her lower left leg amputated after shrapnel tore through it....Show More Summary
Saturday Night Live has already sent off the weirdly wonderful gay NYC party-promoter Stefon (he got married to Anderson Cooper, remember?). But in a recent talk with former SNL head writer Seth Meyers, co-writer John Mulaney discussed the real-life barista...
Anderson Cooper's great-great-great-grandfather, railroad tycoon Cornelius Vanderbilt, was worth $2 trillion in today's dollars. And his mother, heiress Gloria Vanderbilt, is worth a reported $200 million. Yet, Anderson disclosed this week that he's not seeing any of the family fortune - and he's more than fine with it. Show More Summary
Fox News Channel — determined not to let CNN’s Anderson Cooper beat Bill O’Reilly in the news demo again, as he did in the early days of CNN’s coverage of missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 — tonight took the unusual step of pre-empting The O’Reilly Factor to continue covering the shooting at Fort Hood. Show More Summary
In case you didn't know, the Silver Fox comes from a long line of silver spoons! Anderson Cooper's 90-year-old mother is Gloria Vanderbilt — a mega-wealthy heiress and entrepreneur with an estate valued at around $200 million. Thus, one might naturally assume that he stands to inherit a pretty penny once his mother passes on, right? Nope! [...]
It's hard to believe that Anderson Cooper began his career as a fact-checker and Spanx founder Sara Blakely started out selling fax machines after college. Even successful people get their starts in unusual places. Like so many of us, Katherine Schwarzenegger had no clue what she wanted to do after she graduated. Show More Summary
In an interview with Howard Stern, Anderson Cooper revealed that he won't receive any money from the vast fortune of his heiress mother Gloria Vanderbilt when she dies.
Gloria Vanderbilt comes from one of the wealthiest families in American history, but her son, Anderson Cooper, will not be inheriting the estimated $200 million fortune from the Vanderbilt railroad and shipping heiress, socialite, and former denim designer, according to Us Magazine. Anderson Cooper spoke to Howard Stern recently on his radio show, and said...