Anderson Cooper on final moments with late mom Gloria Vanderbilt

Anderson Cooper took a candy stroll down reminiscence lane when he reminisced about his ultimate days along with his late mom, Gloria Vanderbilt.

In the course of the “Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen in Dialog” occasion in New York Metropolis, the CNN journalist obtained candid about his late mother, who passed away from abdomen most cancers in 2019 on the age of 95.

The dialog was broadcasted on SiriusXM’s Radio Andy on Tuesday. “We had an incredible final week or two collectively. We’d simply lay on her mattress and maintain arms,” Cooper, 54, revealed to his pal Cohen.

The anchor continued, “When she obtained the prognosis … she paused for a very long time. She was like, ‘Is it treatable?’ And [the doctor] stated, ‘Look, you may undergo therapies, however it’s like a miracle moonshot if it has any affect, and also you’re going to be in a hospital.’”

“And she or he was like, ‘No, in fact not.’ After which she paused for a very long time and she or he stated, ‘Effectively, it’s like that outdated music. Present me the way in which to get out of this world, as a result of that’s the place all the things is,’ which is an outdated Peggy Lee music,” Cooper stated.

Cooper discovered a video of Lee performing the music “Is That All There Is” at a nightclub and he gave it to his mom.

“I confirmed [the video] to my mother and she or he was like, ‘Oh, that’s marvelous,’ which was an enormous phrase my mother favored. And it turned this factor that we might have a look at, this Peggy Lee video of her singing ‘Is That All There Is,’ like, a couple of times a day,” Cooper stated as he was about to shed a tear.

He added, “After which she began to sing alongside to it and I’d begin to sing alongside. After which we had this nice second the place she was holding my hand whereas we have been listening to the music and it was like we have been dancing. And it was beautiful.” 

“She additionally was watching ‘Shark Tank’ so much, which was bizarre,” he stated.

Cooper not too long ago admitted that he won’t be leaving his son Wyatt Cooper an inheritance similar to Gloria didn’t for her son. Cooper inherited less than $1.5 million from Gloria’s estate.

“I don’t consider in passing on enormous quantities of cash,” he stated on the Sept. 25 episode of the “Morning Meeting” podcast. “I’m not that desirous about cash, however I don’t intend to have some kind of pot of gold for my son. I’ll go together with what my dad and mom stated … ‘Faculty can be paid for, and then you definately gotta get on it.’” | Anderson Cooper on ultimate moments with late mother Gloria Vanderbilt


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