where the acclaimed CNN news anchor got pretty candid about his love life -- including his failed romance with Cohen himself. According to Cooper, they pair were once set up on a blind date, but Cooper decided he wasn't interested in Cohen before it even went down.The topic of their almost-date came up when Cohen, apropos of nothing, reminded Ripa that Cooper's mom is the famous socialite and fashion icon Gloria Vanderbilt, which the host already knew."Andy and I were first set up on a blind date, which never happened because we had a phone call and after two minutes I said, 'I'm not dating this guy,'" Cooper recounted. he mentioned my mom within the first four sentences of meeting me."See photos of Anderson Cooper through the years: NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 18: (L-R) Jeffrey Zucker and Anderson Cooper attend the 2014 CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute at the American Museum of Natural History on November 18, 2014 in New York City. Walker/Getty Images)LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS -- Episode 0016 -- Pictured: (l-r) Journalist Anderson Cooper during an interview with host Seth Meyers on March 17, 2014 -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 11: Sean Penn and Anderson Cooper attend the 3rd annual Sean Penn & Friends HELP HAITI HOME Gala benefiting J/P HRO presented by Giorgio Armani at Montage Beverly Hills on January 11, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California.(Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for J/P Haitian Relief Organization)NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 08: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) (L-R) Anderson Cooper, Kathy Griffin and Gloria Steinem attend Kathy Griffin's Carnegie Hall Performance official after party hosted by Anderson Cooper at Trattoria Dell Arte Restaurant on November 8, 2013 in New York City.(Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 27: Television personality Anderson Cooper arrives to 'Late Show with David Letterman' at Ed Sullivan Theater on August 27, 2013 in New York City.However, the Bravo head honcho ruined his chances for a romantic night out because he came off just a tad too interested in Cooper’s famous socialite mother, Gloria Vanderbilt. Watch What Happens Live airs on Bravo Sunday through Thursday at 11 p.m.
The story came up when Cohen, apropos of nothing, reminded Ripa that Cooper's mom is the famous socialite and fashion icon, Gloria Vanderbilt. Louis over the long weekend to celebrate Thanksgiving with his family, and it is not clear if he brought Dassuncao along on the trip or if the New York City native stayed back on the East Coast.The Bravo executive, 48, met the 28-year-old, who is a fellow in Environmental Science and Engineering at Harvard University, back in March 2015 during the opening night of his AC2 Tour with pal Anderson Cooper in Boston.Cohen's reps at NBC and Bravo also had no comment back in April when asked about his relationship with Dassuncao, who set his Instagram account to private after it was revealed that he was the Bravo boss' new boyfriend.In that interview, Cohen discussed his dog Wacha's relationship with his new beau, saying: 'Wacha loves him.