Gloria Vanderbilt

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Anderson Cooper's Mother Lobbied to Be His Surrogate

Picturing the tabloid headlines, the CNN anchor declined Gloria Vanderbilt's offer

(Newser) - Anderson Cooper interviews people for a living, and he says he's used to keeping a straight face when they say crazy things. Plus, he points out, "I grew up with Gloria Vanderbilt." But Vanderbilt threw her son for a loop with an idea she had when she...

One of Vanderbilt's Sons Said to Get Bulk of Her Fortune

She is survived by 3 sons

(Newser) - Gloria Vanderbilt is survived by three sons. And the New York Post reports one of them is getting nearly everything she had. According to a will filed Monday in Manhattan surrogate court, Anderson Cooper will inherit the bulk of her estate. Her eldest son, Leopold "Stan" Stokowski, will get...

She Was Already Famous. Then Came an Idea for Jeans
She Was Already Famous.
Then Came an Idea for Jeans
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She Was Already Famous. Then Came an Idea for Jeans

Gloria Vanderbilt's snug line made her a household name in the 1970s

(Newser) - Gloria Vanderbilt, an heiress who went on to have her own remarkable success in multiple fields, is dead at age 95 . One common denominator about the obituaries cataloging her life is that they need a lot of room, given that she had been making headlines since she was a child...

Anderson Cooper Reveals Death of His Famous Mother

Fashion icon Gloria Vanderbilt was 95

(Newser) - Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist, and romantic who began her extraordinary life as the "poor little rich girl" of the Great Depression, survived family tragedy and multiple marriages, and reigned during the 1970s and '80s as a designer jeans pioneer, died Monday at the age of 95....

Anderson Cooper Shocked by Mom's Lesbian Romance

"What? Hello. This is news to me"

(Newser) - Gloria Vanderbilt managed to shock son Anderson Cooper during a recent People interview. "I, myself, when I went to [Miss Porter's School in] Farmington, [Connecticut] I went through a brief so-called lesbian relationship with a girl in school," Vanderbilt said, to which a visibly surprised Cooper responded,...

Anderson Cooper: I Won't Inherit Family Fortune

Says mom Gloria Vanderbilt isn't leaving him inheritance

(Newser) - Anderson Cooper comes from money—lots of money. But he told Howard Stern Monday that he won't be inheriting any of his mother Gloria Vanderbilt's $200 million fortune. "My mom’s made clear to me that there’s no trust fund. There’s none of that,"...

Mom's Spicy Book May Make Anderson Cooper Do a 360

(Newser) - Anderson Cooper’s mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, is a published author with a romantic novel to her credit, sure, but her new book could give the CNN anchor pause, the New York Daily News reports. Obsession, an erotic tale, hits stores in June. “Master, I whisper as you surrender to...

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