Anderson Cooper Reveals He Missed His Show Because of Emergency Surgery

Anderson Cooper was mysteriously absent from Monday’s taping of Anderson Cooper 360º. When his replacement, John Berman, read the news in his place, fans of the silver fox were despondent.

However, once his show finished airing, Cooper explained his absence, Tweeting, “I’ll be back on air tomorrow. Had an appendicitis and had to have sudden surgery last night.”

GLAAD Award Nominees: Modern Family, Glee, The New Normal Make the Grade

Last July when emerging R&B star Frank Ocean published an emotional letter detailing an early love affair with a man, his “coming out” story made headlines in the hip-hop world and beyond.

Now, the Grammy-nominated songwriter is being honored by GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender media advocacy and anti-defamation organization.

Anderson Cooper Has 'Always Giggled Like a Teen Girl'

"I’ve always giggled like a 13-year-old girl at a Justin Bieber meet and greet. There’s nothing I can do about it but I’ve never not been able to stop … the first thing my building super said to me was, ‘What’s wrong with your laugh?’ "