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As a news anchor, it's Anderson Cooper 's job to regularly inform his viewers of a celebrity's passing. But his eulogy for Gloria Vanderbilt , who recently died at the age of 95, was never going to be standard-issue. Cooper delivered a moving on-air speech about the inimitable icon—an heiress, a writer, an artist, a socialite, a multi-hyphenate before that was a thing—who also happens to be Cooper's mother. His words were intercut with documentary footage, which ranged from 20th-century newsreels to Cooper's own recent interview with Vanderbilt. Cooper even shared some of his own video—a clip of his mother giggling in a hospital bed, not long after she'd learned of her cancer diagnosis.
Anderson Cooper is mourning the loss of his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt. CNN shared the news of the artist and heiress' death on Monday, with Cooper himself narrating a video about her extraordinary life. Vanderbilt died on Monday morning after a battle with stomach cancer. She was 95 years old. Vanderbilt is survived by three sons, year-old Cooper being the youngest. The late fashion icon and designer was married four times and divorced three times.
Heiress and fashion designer Gloria Vanderbilt has been in the public eye for her entire life. Her birth made headlines. The custody battle over her in was called the trial of the century. Diane talks with Anderson Cooper and his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, on reconnecting with each other after loss. Copyright by Anderson Cooper. A Harper book, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. The Rainbow Comes And Goes by wamu