Anderson Cooper is 'Very Happy' at CNN, But Says 'It Would be a Dream' to Work with Kelly Ripa

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Anderson Cooper is “very happy” at CNN, but says “it would be a dream” to work with Kelly Ripa

Andy Cohen pressed his CNN pal on Watch What Happens Live on whether he’d be willing to replace Michael Strahan on Live, especially since reports say he's one of her top choices. “Look, I’m very happy at CNN,” Cooper told Cohen, adding cryptically: “It would be a dream to work with Kelly, but nobody’s offering anything, so…” PLUS: Mario Lopez hints to Ellen he might replace Strahan, and Ripa surprises Strahan by bringing up his divorces this morning on Live.


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The Punisher gets a Netflix series order

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Patton Oswalt pays tribute to his late wife Mary McNamara

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The Daily Show
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Syfy announces Season 2 premiere dates for Killjoys and Dark Matter

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Conan enlists Seth Rogen and Zac Efron for Clueless Gamer

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