CNN journo ANDERSON COOPER’s famous mom GLORIA VANDERBILT is pushing him to marry his boyfriend – so she can get another grandchild, The ENQUIRER has learned.
Fashion designer Gloria helped the CNN anchor, 44, mend his crumbling relationship with club owner Benjamin Maisini, 38, amid quarrels over their taxing work schedules.
“Anderson and Ben are in love, but they were on the verge of breaking up,” an insider told The ENQUIRER.
“Between Anderson’s dangerous work assignments and Ben’s crazy hours at the club, the guys reached an impasse.”
That’s when Anderson’s 87-year-old mom who’s best known for her 1980s jeans line worked some major mom mojo.
“At her age, Gloria is desperate to see her son settle down and make a family. So she got right in the middle of things, and reminded each of them how lucky they are to have found love and to stop being so demanding,” the source divulged.
“Then Ben said his realworry is that Anderson’s job keeps him in danger. Pretty soon they got a decent dialogue going and the breakup was averted,” the source added.
Now Gloria – who has three grandchildren – is pushing hard for the two to marry, and pick up their plans to adopt a child.
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