Anderson Cooper delivers his mom’s own obituary for CNN

By Matt Collins Article may include affiliate links

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper narrated his mother’s own obituary on his own network.

  • The piece, which was likely pre-produced, including both historical imagery of his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, as well as more recent footage that appeared to be taken with a mobile phone from a hospital room.
  • Cooper anchors CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360.”
  • It is not uncommon for news organizations to have obituary and reports about prominent celebrities prepared to run in advance, as CNN appeared to have done with this one.