CNN anchormanadmits he is gay. The anchorman protects his private life for years but already confess his sexuality during an interview with The Daily Beast’s .
“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,” he wrote to fellow gay journalist Andrew Sullivan, who published the letter with Cooper’s permission in his column on The Daily Beast website.
In the interview he said,” I’ve also wanted to retain some privacy for professional reasons. Since I started as a reporter in war zones 20 years ago, I've often found myself in some very dangerous places. 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. "I have found that sometimes the less an interview subject knows about me, the better I can safely and effectively do my job as a journalist”.
His longtime friendapplauded his decision to come out, but she has some words of advice for him in the aftermath. Celebrities like Ellen DeGeneres and expressed their support and congratulates Cooper for admitting his real sexuality. The 45 year old Cooper who has been linked to East Village bar owner Benjamin Maisani.
Source: NYDaily News