Ben Maisani

by (@shalapitcher)

Anderson Cooper, We Hope All This Gossip Isn’t Making You Regret Coming Out

Anderson Cooper

On the one hand, it’s good to know the tabloids don’t discriminate when it comes to sharing rumors about the woes of same-sex couples. On the other hand, we’re guessing Anderson Cooper would probably have been happy to receive some unequal treatment here. A few days after the publication of photos showing Cooper’s boyfriend of three years, Ben Maisani, kissing another man, the National Enquirer is reporting that the CNN anchor has kicked his cheating bar owner boyfriend out of their home.

“Anderson’s shat­tered,” a source told the tab. “He felt secure enough with Ben that he took the bold step of coming out as gay this year. He was confident that their relationship was strong. Now he knows that they are finished for­ever. Anderson’s a strong man, and he’ll put on a brave face, but the truth is he’s absolutely devastated.”
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