Anderson Cooper berates photo-snapping airplane passenger [Video]

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You will not — not — photograph Anderson Cooper on an airplane.

Or at least that’s how the news anchor and Ministry crush told it to Kathy Griffin, who will have Cooper on her new Bravo talk show Thursday evening.

Anderson discussed some emotional turbulence that hit on his flight from New York to Los Angeles for the interview, where a man next to him used his iPhone’s front-facing camera to catch some sneaky photos of Cooper.

Compounding the scene: Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir was seated next to him. And Cooper wasn’t having the intrusion at 6 a.m.


“Normally I would just be like, ‘We’re not going to win this one,’ but I’ve lately become emboldened,” Cooper told Griffin in the exclusive video clip (with some profanity) below.

“I grabbed the guy on the shoulder and I said something to the effect of, ‘Bitch, what ... are you doing?’”

The immediate mental picture of Anderson snatching weaves and smashing cameras is only made better by watching him below. But bold as he may be, Anderson still copped to some remorse over his behavior.

“It was one of those things, as soon as I said, I was like ‘I can’t believe I said this to this guy,’” he concluded.

“Kathy” airs Thursdays at 10 p.m. on Bravo.


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