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.