Who is Benjamin Maisani? Anderson Cooper ex-Benjamin to be his newborn child’s godfather!
Anderson Cooper has revealed the news of the birth of his son Wyatt Morgan Cooper on 30th April 2020. He was 7 pounds 2 ounces at the time of birth. He was born via surrogacy. Cooper said,
“On Monday, I became a father,”
“I’ve never actually said that before, out loud, and it still kind of astonishes me. I am a dad. I have a son. And I want you to meet him.”
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I want to share with you some joyful news. On Monday, I became a father. This is Wyatt Cooper. He is three days old. He is named after my father, who died when I was ten. I hope I can be as good a dad as he was. My son's middle name is Morgan. It's a family name on my mom's side. I know my mom and dad liked the name morgan because I recently found a list they made 52 years ago when they were trying to think of names for me. Wyatt Morgan Cooper. My son. He was 7.2 lbs at birth, and he is sweet, and soft, and healthy and I am beyond happy. As a gay kid, I never thought it would be possible to have a child, and I’m grateful for all those who have paved the way, and for the doctors and nurses and everyone involved in my son's birth. Most of all, I am grateful to a remarkable surrogate who carried Wyatt, and watched over him lovingly, and tenderly, and gave birth to him. It is an extraordinary blessing – what she, and all surrogates give to families who cant have children. My surrogate has a beautiful family of her own, a wonderfully supportive husband, and kids, and I am incredibly thankful for all the support they have given Wyatt and me. My family is blessed to have this family in our lives I do wish my mom and dad and my brother, Carter, were alive to meet Wyatt, but I like to believe they can see him. I imagine them all together, arms around each other, smiling and laughing, happy to know that their love is alive in me and in Wyatt, and that our family continues.
After his son’s birth, he revealed the plans of co-parenting. He has decided to co-parent his child with ex-boyfriend Benjamin Maisani. Anderson revealed in an interview that his ex-boyfriend will help him to raise the child. Benjamin said,
“He’s my family, and I want him to be Wyatt’s family as well,”
Cooper further added,
“[Benjamin is] going to be a co-parent to Wyatt, even though we’re not together anymore, but, you know, he’s my family and I want him to be Wyatt’s family, as well,”
Relationship of Anderson Cooper and Benjamin Maisani
Anderson Cooper and Benjamin Maisani were dating each other for nine years. They were dating each other since 2009. Benjamin opened up about the relationship in a 2014 interview, Cooper did not publicly acknowledge the relationship until May 2015.
Since then Anderson and Benjamin started appearing together. They posted pictures of their travel and holidays. They were living a happy life together. But in the year 2018, they decided to split.
The two confirmed their split when he was spending time with a doctor. Anderson said,
“Benjamin and I separated as boyfriends some time ago,”
“We are still family to each other, and love each other very much.”
Back in 2017, Anderson said that he was a workaholic and that his hard-charging career at CNN and as a correspondent for CBS News’ “60 Minutes” often kept him away from home.
Who is Benjamin Maisani?
Benjamin Maisani is a businessman who was born in Corsica, France. Benjamin has a number of properties and nightclubs. He used to work in a bar when he decided to open his own bar and named it ‘Eastern Bloc.’
He educated from Hunter College and received a degree in Arts. At present, he the owner of three bars in New York City: Eastern bloc which is at 505 E 6th St, Bedlam Bar & Lounge which is located at 40 Avenue C and Atlas Social Club, situated on 753 9th Ave.
Short bio on Anderson Cooper
American born Anderson Cooper is an American award-winning journalist, television personality, and author who is best known for his work as an anchor of CNN news show Anderson Cooper 360. Before, he is commonly known as a news correspondent for ABC and CNN. Read more bio…
Source: Daily Mail, The Sun, ETOnline