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Anderson Cooper Plays with Andy Cohen's Son During NYE Prep

Anderson Cooper will be joined by longtime best friend Andy Cohen for CNN’s New Year’s Eve Live special once again this year!

While prepping for the big show on Tuesday afternoon (December 31) in New York City, the guys played with Andy‘s 10-month-old baby boy Benjamin.

“New Year’s Eve Prep Meetings are a whole lotta fun this year! See you tonight on CNN starting at 8 Eastern!” Andy captioned the below photo on Instagram.

On his Instagram Stories, Andy shared a video in which Benjamin knocked Anderson‘s glasses off his face!

Kelly Ripa & Anderson Cooper Host CNN Heroes Awards 2019

Kelly Ripa and Anderson Cooper pose together on the red carpet as they arrive 2019 CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute on Sunday evening (December 8) at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.

The 49-year-morning talk show host looked pretty in a black, velvet dress while the 52-year-old CNN anchor sported a navy suit and pink tie as they hosted the event together.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Kelly Ripa

Stars in attendance at the event included Kathy Bates, Hustlers actress Julia Stiles, Richard Jewell actor Paul Walter Hauser, The Florida Project actress Brooklynn Prince, The Newsroom actor Thomas Sadoski, Clemency actress Alfre Woodard, Stranger Things actor Caleb McLaughlin, and Shadowhunters actress Katherine McNamara.

The yearly even salutes everyday people doing extraordinary things to improve the world.

15+ pictures inside of the stars at the event…More Here! »

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Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick, & Matt Bomer Attend 'The Inheritance' Opening Night

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick couple up for the opening night of The Inheritance on Sunday (November 17) at the Barrymore Theatre in New York City.

The 54-year-old actress looked pretty in a black and blue outfit as she attended the event alongside close pal Andy Cohen and CNN anchor Anderson Cooper.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Sarah Jessica Parker

Other stars in attendance included Matt Bomer, Glenn Close, Hedwig and the Angry Inch‘s John Cameron Mitchell, Queer Eye‘s Antoni Porowski, Uma Thurman, screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, Mad Men actor John Slattery and wife Talia Balsam, Tina Fey and husband Jeff Richmond, Jimmy Fallon, screenwriter Lena Waithe, Pose actress Sandra Bernhard, Scandal‘s Tony Goldwyn, Ugly Betty actress Judith Light, Titanic actor Victor Garber, and Star Trek actor George Takei and husband Brad.

The Inheritance is a new two-part play that is now open on Broadway after an acclaimed run on London’s West End. Sarah Jessica’s longtime friend John Benjamin Hickey is part of the cast!

25+ pictures inside of the stars at the opening night event…More Here! »

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Kate & Rooney Mara Attend Joaquin Phoenix's Party for His Sister Rain's Album Release

Joaquin Phoenix gets support from his fiancee Rooney Mara as he hosts a release party for his sister Rain Phoenix‘s new album River!

The 45-year-old Joker actor and the 34-year-old Mary Magdalene actress teamed up for the event held at Jim Henson Studios on Monday (October 28) in Hollywood.

They were joined by Rooney‘s sister Kate Mara, Joker director/writer/producer Todd Phillips, The Bling Ring‘s Rachelle Carson, Bless This Mess‘s Ed Begley Jr., musicians Moby and Flea, journalist Anderson Cooper, and more.

Rain‘s debut solo album River drops on October 31, the same day her brother River Phoenix passed away in 1993.

Listen to Rain‘s latest release, “Lost in Motion,” below! You can also download it on Apple Music.

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20+ pictures inside of Kate Mara, Rooney Mara, Joaquin Phoenix and more at the event… More Here! »

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Anderson Cooper Will Actually Inherit Most of His Mom's Fortune

Anderson Cooper never expected to inherit money from his mother Gloria Vanderbilt, but it appears he’s going to get most of her fortune.

The socialite and fashion designer passed away last month at the age of 95. At that time, previous quotes resurface in which Anderson made it clear that he didn’t have a trust fund and that he didn’t believe in inheriting money.

Now, Gloria‘s will has been revealed in new court documents.

Gloria‘s eldest son Leopold Stanislous Stokowski will receive her New York City apartment and “all the rest” will go to Anderson, according to ET. Her other child, Christopher Stokowski, who is estranged from the family, was not named in the will.

Anderson Cooper Won't Inherit His Mom Gloria Vanderbilt's Fortune - Find Out Why

Anderson Cooper previously revealed that he would not be inheriting his mother’s large fortune.

If you don’t know, Anderson‘s mom, Gloria Vanderbilt, passed away this week at the age of 95. She was the great-great-great granddaughter of shipping tycoon Cornelius Vanderbilt.

“I think my mom and dad both wanted to get across to me that … I obviously grew up with great privilege and was very lucky and was able to afford college and not have student loans and they would pay for college, but beyond that, it would be up to me to make a living,” Anderson told People years ago about not inheriting her money after her death.

On his parents’ insistence he make his own way, Anderson added, “I was always very appreciative of that because I never – I always looked at people who inherited money and they never seemed to really accomplish much on their own and it seemed to sort of change the person they were.

Anderson‘s dad, Wyatt Cooper, passed away at the age of 50 during an open heart surgery.

Anderson Cooper Shares Tribute to Mom Gloria Vanderbilt After Her Death

Anderson Cooper‘s mom Gloria Vanderbilt passed away at the age of 95 on Monday (June 17) and he posted a tribute on his Instagram account moments ago.

“In the end, after all else is stripped away, there is only love. My mom believed in love more than anyone. It was her guide, her solace, it’s what drove her, and in her final moments, it is what surrounded her. ‘i love you, you know that,’ she would say to me, and i did, i knew it from the moment i was born, and i will know it till the moment i die. It was her greatest gift to me,” Anderson posted, along with a series of photos of his late mom.

TMZ is reporting that her rumored cause of death is stomach cancer, which sent her to the hospital earlier in the month.

We’re remembering all the stars who have tragically passed away in 2019.