Now that he’ll be a real live daytime talk show host, Anderson Cooper is really turning on the charm. Guess what? We don’t hate it. He’s a little bit of Andy Cohen mixed with a stern newsreader. Hooray!
At the entertainment marketing PromaxBDA Conference in New York City yesterday, Cooper confessed that he’s a huge reality tv fan. Hoarders, Cheaters, The Real Housewives…you name the smutty show, Cooper’s probably a fan. He told The Early Show‘s co-anchor Erica Hill, “For years, in news, I’ve been ashamed to admit that I watch The [Real] Housewives. Or at least I haven’t really talked about it. But now that I’m in daytime TV I can fully reveal how much I like the Housewives.”
True story: Cooper revealed that The Real Housewives Of Atlanta‘s Nene Leakes accidentally drunk-dialed the Anderson 360 host during a commercial break. Leakes was in a limo somewhere, drunk as a skunk and singing “Tardy For The Party,” before Kim Zolciak even recorded the putrid track. Classic Nene.
Check out Cooper’s Housewives tale after the jump. And pray tell, will you watch Cooper’s new daytime talk show, Anderson? Let us know what you think by tweeting us at @socialitelife or posting to our Facebook page.