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Anderson Cooper Goes Blind, Updates Grindr Profile

Anderson Cooper almost deprived the world of his piercing blue eyes last week when he suffered a retina burn on assignment.

On his soon-to-be-canceled talk show, Anderson, the Gray Fox said he was working on a story for 60 Minutes in Portugal and had to spend part of the day at sea.

Later, he explained, he developed a burning sensation in his eyes and lost his sight for 36 hours.

Cooper even showed a picture of himself with an eye patch, and joked it’s his new online-dating profile.

That prompts three thoughts:

1. Anderson Cooper could have eye patches over both eyes and we’d still hit it.

2. Anderson Cooper uses hookup sites?

2. Anderson Cooper is single?

On:           Dec 5, 2012
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    • northwest

      He is not single, the bf was with him in Portugal.

      Dec 5, 2012 at 6:13 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • niles

      He really should consider keeping the eye patch. I’m strangely attracted to him now.

      Dec 5, 2012 at 6:14 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dumdum

      That is no joke. I was ice fishing and burned my retina staring at the tip of my fishing pole.

      Dec 5, 2012 at 11:15 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Kasnar

      Eyes are particularly vulnerable to UV damage from reflected glare off water. Pale blues especially so. I can only assume he had the good sense to wear sunglasses while at sea.

      Dec 5, 2012 at 6:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dick

      @Kasnar: Actually, I would assume he didn’t have the good sense to wear sunglasses while at sea. How else would he have gotten the sunburned retina?

      Dec 6, 2012 at 5:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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