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Anderson Cooper Welcomes First Child, a Son Named Wyatt!

Amazing news – Anderson Cooper has become a dad!

The 52-year-old CNN anchor announced on Instagram on Thursday night (April 30) that he welcomed his first child – son named Wyatt Morgan Cooper – via surrogate earlier in the week.

“I want to share with you some joyful news. On Monday, I became a father. This is Wyatt Cooper. He is three days old,” Anderson captioned the slideshow. “He is named after my father, who died when I was ten. I hope I can be as good a dad as he was. My son’s middle name is Morgan. It’s a family name on my mom’s side. I know my mom and dad liked the name morgan because I recently found a list they made 52 years ago when they were trying to think of names for me. Wyatt Morgan Cooper. My son. He was 7.2 lbs at birth, and he is sweet, and soft, and healthy and I am beyond happy.”

“As a gay kid, I never thought it would be possible to have a child, and I’m grateful for all those who have paved the way, and for the doctors and nurses and everyone involved in my son’s birth,” Anderson continued. “Most of all, I am grateful to a remarkable surrogate who carried Wyatt, and watched over him lovingly, and tenderly, and gave birth to him. It is an extraordinary blessing – what she, and all surrogates give to families who cant have children. My surrogate has a beautiful family of her own, a wonderfully supportive husband, and kids, and I am incredibly thankful for all the support they have given Wyatt and me. My family is blessed to have this family in our lives.”

“I do wish my mom and dad and my brother, Carter, were alive to meet Wyatt, but I like to believe they can see him. I imagine them all together, arms around each other, smiling and laughing, happy to know that their love is alive in me and in Wyatt, and that our family continues,” he concluded the emotional post.

Congratulations to Anderson!!!

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Anderson Cooper Tears Up While Interviewing Woman Whose Husband Died of Coronavirus at 32

Anderson Cooper had an emotional moment on-air on Friday night (April 24) while interviewing Katie Coelho, who lost her husband to coronavirus this week.

Jonathan Coelho passed away at 32 and left behind a heartbreaking note for his family on his phone before his death.

“I love you guys with all my heart and you’ve given me the best life I could have ever asked for,” Jonathan, a father of two, wrote in the note. “I am so lucky it makes me so proud to be your husband and the father to Braedyn and Penny.”

Katie spoke with Anderson on his CNN show about the viral note.

“It’s very surreal,” Katie said. “I keep thinking in my head, there’s going to be a time where I’ve been without my husband longer than I’ve been with him, and it hurts a lot.”

Katie opened up about raising 10-month-old daughter Penelope and 2-year-old son Braedyn without their father there.

“I’m glad that they’re so happy and they’re loving and getting played with and I think it’s so much fun, but it’s also, they don’t know that they have lost the greatest human being, and they’ll only ever know their dad through pictures and memories and videos and this note, and to me I feel like that’s the worst part of it. They’ll know about it, but they won’t be able to say I remember feeling that,” she said.

Our hearts are with the Coelho family during this difficult time. You can support the family now at GoFundMe.com.

Anderson Cooper Shows Off 'Giant' Bald Spot On-Air After Giving Himself a Haircut - Watch!

Not being able to get a haircut has had a big impact on Anderson Cooper!

The 52-year-old CNN host revealed on-air on Thursday (April 16) that he ended up giving himself a haircut, and it resulted in a “giant” bald spot.

“Last night I took a razor and buzzed my head and I gave myself a giant bald spot,” Anderson said, while showing off his bald spot to his co-workers.

“I thought it was a 7 and it was a 5. So I’ve been walking around with my hand on my head,” Anderson explained. “It’s fine straight on, I just have to be seen only this way because it all gives it away right there.”

If you didn’t know, all barbershops and salons have been closed in New York City for over a month now because of the pandemic.

Anderson Cooper Visits Pal Andy Cohen From Outside His Window While Social-Distancing!

Anderson Cooper is enjoying some fresh air!

The 52-year-old CNN anchor kept things casual in an all black outfit as he went for a bike ride around his neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon (April 8) in New York City.

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The day before, Andy Cohen took to Instagram of Anderson coming to visit him from outside of his apartment.

“This about as close as I’ll be getting to @andersoncooper for a while…. (on 10x zoom lens btw!) #ComeToMyWindow #SocialDistancing,” Andy captioned the below pic.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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