andersoncutoper-ment%23397B89.jpgAnderson Cooper flew his usual route from NYC to LA to work at CNN and the flight was crowded but he managed to get a first class seat. During the flight he happened to notice attendants talking to a very pregnant woman in coach who was obviously uncomfortable in the tight quarters. There were no empty seats to move her to so the chivalrous journalist offered to switch seats with her even though she was in coach. The woman was grateful and flabbergasted. Cooper proceeded to chat politely with his seatmates and he was friendly with the children. He even played with a toddler in the aisle for a few minutes before the flight attendant advised him to take his seat. A few passengers good-naturedly booed her.

Posted by Janet on May 10, 2007

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  1. By Anonymous
    On May 10, 2007 at

    Gay guys are GOOD PEOPLE!

  2. By Anonymous
    On May 10, 2007 at

    Is Anderson really gay?

  3. By Tom
    On May 10, 2007 at

    Class act.

  4. By Anonymous
    On May 10, 2007 at

    Coach is where all the interesting people are at ?
    Why so much interest in this guy lately – does he have a movie or an album to released soon ?

  5. By Anonymous
    On May 10, 2007 at

    Gloria raised him well.

  6. By Pat
    On May 10, 2007 at

    All that!
    After he banged the co-pilot in the lavatory!
    What a great guy!!

  7. By Anonymous
    On May 10, 2007 at

    Class act is right. What a gentleman.

  8. By I'd love to blow Cooper.
    On May 10, 2007 at

    LOL at Pat.
    Anderson Cooper is SOOOOOOO HaWT, and he knows it.
    Prada shoes, suit, ties and all. Is he spray tanning??? His pasty white skin can’t tan………maybe he’s trying to blend in with his latino “F.Buddies”
    Love you Anderson, and I know you’ll read this.

  9. By Glinda, the Good Witch
    On May 10, 2007 at

    What a wonderful story for a change. Too bad not all men are as thoughtful as Anderson. He takes the cake though!

  10. By Anonymous
    On May 10, 2007 at


  11. By AndersonLover
    On May 10, 2007 at

    Yes he is hot and I am female and yes he is hot so says my male gay friend. He is journalist so why would it matter if he changed seats? He is a gentleman as well…Good for him. Who cares if he is gay? I respect him so much as a true journalist not like that vapid Katie Couric…

  12. By Margo Channing
    On May 11, 2007 at


  13. By Anonymous
    On May 11, 2007 at

    What a wonderful story. I’m happy to hear he’s such a gentleman.

  14. By canadiangal
    On May 11, 2007 at

    Regardless of his sexual preferences…he at least is aware of the better side of mankind…paying it forward…BTW do you think the baby will end up with Anderson in it’s name anywhere? Then CNN can provide updates on AC 360!

  15. By Anonymous
    On May 11, 2007 at

    I think it’s nice and hope he gives the same consideration to his friends and family.

  16. By HollywoodInsider
    On May 11, 2007 at

    And he wore his boxer briefs the entire time! ;-)

  17. By Hilda
    On May 11, 2007 at

    Wow, that’s my Coop for ya! Cute, sexy, smart and a gentleman! How I wish I could be a gay male right now.

  18. By Johnny Boy
    On May 11, 2007 at

    I’d love for both Cooper and I to prance around the mirror in our vintage Gloria Vanderbilts.

  19. By Anonymous
    On May 11, 2007 at

    This is the dumbest thing I ever heard. Nice story. Uh huh.
    And that man ain’t gay! He’s so straight it hurts. Gimme a break!

  20. By Datalounger
    On May 11, 2007 at

    If the man was really gay he would have said: F$%k the hausfraus breader!

  21. By Anonymous
    On May 11, 2007 at

    ,F$%k the hausfraus breader!,

  22. By Anonymous
    On May 12, 2007 at

    Anderson is truly a classy man and I am happy that he did a nice thing for a nice person. Handsome, strong, gorgeous, kind and polite. Gloria, you did well.

  23. By luv him
    On May 13, 2007 at

    Anderson is perfection.

  24. By JD
    On May 13, 2007 at

    What a guy!
    The Clark Kent of CNN.
    In world full of people too full of themselves to help out a fellow human being – this guy shows good guys still exist.
    Anderson – YOU ROCK!!!

  25. By Anonymous
    On May 13, 2007 at

    I think this is a lie like the shower story.
    “very pregnant” women are discouraged from flying by doctors and I’m not sure the airline wants a lawsuit over the premature disfigured birth due to the pressurized cabin.
    How can you see coach from first class with the curtain closed? First class people don’t want to see the dregs sitting in the back of the plane.
    Go to the CNN 360blog he said he slept on that flight and really how much sleep can you get in coach?
    Nice try by CNN PR to clean up his image tho, does he have a book coming out soon?

  26. By Anonymous
    On May 13, 2007 at

    Anderson’s image doesn’t NEED cleaning up by CNN or anyone else. He’s class all the way.

  27. By bu
    On May 14, 2007 at

    I don’t care if he is straight, gay, or bi…This guy is a nice man, and very sexy too!

  28. By Anonymous
    On May 14, 2007 at

    Two things: sometimes, you simply have to fly when very pregnant. I had to for my father’s funeral. I have the means for first class, so I was comfy. Second, the US Airways flight I was on didn’t have what I call the “Jackass Curtain” and I could easily see back to coach when I wanted to see if the mid-cabin lav was open. Had to pee alot, ya know?
    A colleague of mine knows Anderson and says that if this is true, it would not be even a bit of a surprise. And not a surprise at all that he didn’t mention this in his blog. He wouldn’t brag about a basic act of kindess.

    On May 14, 2007 at


  30. By starlightbaby
    On June 2, 2008 at

    Yum! What a sweetie! Gay or not, the man reeks class.

  31. By Molly
    On September 21, 2008 at

    Well we now know this is a lie Anderson debunked it on Conan the other night. Get a life Janet and quit posting things that aren’t true.


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