Does kathy griffin dating anderson cooper
One year, while in the middle of doing several interviews to promote New Year’s Eve Live on CNN, I had a discussion with Anderson about it.
So while I’ve tried to protect my friend and represent him the way he would most prefer, I was never exactly clear on just how to do it, how to say it.In her piece for the Daily Beast, Griffin also wrote that she was often asked about Cooper's sexuality by the press.For years, Cooper did not publicly address his sexuality, but finally came out in an interview with Daily Beast writer Andrew Sullivan on Monday."For my safety and the safety of those I work with, I try to blend in as much as possible, and prefer to stick to my job of telling other people’s stories, and not my own." Click over to the Daily Beast to read Griffin's full article.It’s no secret that the hottest gay celebrity squad is led by besties Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper with a posse that includes everyone from Sarah Jessica Parker to Diane Von Furstenberg.In response to Anderson Cooper's announcement that he is gay, Kathy Griffin wrote in the Daily Beast that while she is proud of her friend, she thinks he needs to be careful.
Cooper and Griffin are close friends who appear on one another shows, and co-host CNN's live coverage of New Years Eve.
Many don’t know about Stonewall or, more recently, the importance of Lawrence v. They don’t know about Cuba’s jailing of HIV patients or even that Iran has sentenced gay teenagers to death by hanging.
They don’t know that in large portions of Baghdad, honest LGBT folks are hunted and summarily executed by roving bands of so-called morality police, who kill with impunity both the “out” and those simply perceived to be gay. I, on the other hand, make fun of the spectacularly silly world of reality television and Hollywood’s fame whores (and those who love them).
"It’s become clear to me that by remaining silent on certain aspects of my personal life for so long, I have given some the mistaken impression that I am trying to hide something—something that makes me uncomfortable, ashamed, or even afraid," Cooper wrote to Sullivan in an email.
"This is distressing because it is simply not true.” He added, "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." Griffin first wrote of Cooper's role as a journalist who has traveled all over the world to cover stories of war, famine, natural disasters and more.
Anderson is someone who has led a very specific kind of professional life, who never talked and simultaneously exhibited social contradictions.