Anderson Cooper Just Got Trolled by the Onion

Professional Serious Person Anderson Cooper mistook a Clickhole article (Clickhole is a product of satirical "news site" the Onion) for the real thing this afternoon:

After an immediate and unforgiving twitter storm of mockery he quickly tweet out:

His self-aware response actually makes him more lovable, as is the fact that he has yet to delete the tweet.

This isn't the first time a CNN Celebrity Journalist has made an ass of themselves publicly. Recall Wolf Blitzer's infamous 2009 appearance on Jeopardy where the Host of The Situation Room finished with negative $4,600 

Anderson, by allow accounts is not dumb however - just adorably unhip. 


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