In a thoughtful, well-reasoned statement, Anderson Cooper came out as a proud gay man today, saying:

"Recently I’ve begun to consider whether the unintended outcomes of maintaining my privacy outweigh personal and professional principle. 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.

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CNN's Anderson Cooper recently admitted for the first time, in the context of an email exchange with The Daily Beast's Andrew Sullivan, that he is gay.

Sullivan, who is also gay, asked Cooper for comment on an EW story about gay people in public life coming out differently than in years past.

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You don't see this every day: Anderson Cooper rather abruptly pulled the plug on his own interview with Sarah Burge, a.k.a. Human Barbie, almost as soon as it began.

Calling her "dreadful" and nearly at a loss for words, AC couldn't hide his disdain for Burge, the Guinness World Record holder for most plastic surgeries.

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Will the cast of TLC's Sister Wives make it an even five?

The crew was asked that and much more by Anderson Cooper this week. Kody Brown, the patriarch of the polygamist family, wasn't exactly dismissive of the idea of adding a fifth wife, though he didn't seem eager either.

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J.R. Martinez attended the CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute at The Shrine Auditorium in L.A. Sunday night, and if there were ever a celebrity to which the term "hero" truly applied, it would be this fall's Dancing With the Stars winner.

An Iraq War survivor who became a motivational speaker, advocate for veterans and soap opera star after being severely burned in a land mine explosion, the 28-year-old J.R. is a living, breathing testament to the triumph of the human spirit. Handsome too!

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Anderson Cooper Biography

The Silver Fox Anderson Cooper is a sexy beast. He also has two last names, which is a bit unusual. Either way, the silver fox is known for making gray... More »
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