‘The View’s’ Meghan McCain Congratulates Anderson Cooper on Birth of Baby Boy


Meghan McCain from The View was certainly one of many celebrities that was excited for the bombshell that Anderson Cooper dropped on TV. The CNN anchor introduced that he had change into a father after the birth of his baby boy. The ABC discuss present host, who’s pregnant and expecting her first baby, congratulated the journalist on the comfortable information.

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How did Anderson Cooper announce he was a father?

Cooper adopted up his announcement on his CNN present with an Instagram publish holding his son.

“I need to share with you some joyful information,” he wrote. “On Monday, I turned a father. That is Wyatt Cooper. He’s three days previous. He’s named after my father, who died after I was ten. I hope I will be nearly as good a dad as he was.”

Cooper defined that his son’s center title is Morgan, which was a reputation his dad and mom had been contemplating for Anderson.

“My son’s center title is Morgan. It’s a household title on my mother’s facet,” he continued. “I do know my mother and pa favored the title Morgan as a result of I lately discovered a listing they made 52 years in the past once they had been making an attempt to think about names for me. Wyatt Morgan Cooper. My son. He was 7.2 lbs at beginning, and he’s candy, and delicate, and wholesome and I’m past comfortable.”

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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.

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The CNN host additionally mentioned that he by no means thought he would change into a father because of his sexuality.

“As a homosexual child, I by no means thought it could be attainable to have a baby, and I’m grateful for all those that have paved the best way, and for the medical doctors and nurses and everybody concerned in my son’s beginning,” he added.

Cooper’s solely want was for his child to get to know his grandparents and uncle.

“I do want my mother and pa and my brother, Carter, had been alive to satisfy Wyatt, however I wish to consider they’ll see him. I think about all of them collectively, arms round one another, smiling and laughing, comfortable to know that their love is alive in me and in Wyatt, and that our household continues,” he ended.

Meghan McCain and different celebrities react

Following the information of Wyatt’s beginning, celebrities poured in to want Cooper the perfect on the beginning of his son. McCain took to Twitter to ship her properly needs.

“OMG! Congratulations Anderson Cooper,” she tweeted. “What a fully lovely child. Love and blessings to you all.”

Andy Cohen from Bravo mentioned, “Ben [heart] Wyatt,” referring to his personal son that can now have a play buddy.

Kelly Ripa, who has a detailed relationship with Cooper wrote: “Our hearts are crammed with love as [Mark Consuelos] and I and the youngsters patiently await the day that we will meet lovely Wyatt in individual. We love you a lot. Can’t cease the tears of pleasure.”

Cooper’s CNN co-worker, Don Lemon, mentioned: “So lovely Anderson. Congratulations.”

Ricky Martin wrote on Instagram, “Congrats, my buddy.”

Leslie Jordan from SNL added, “This warms my coronary heart and I’m so comfortable for you. Sending you each all my love.”