's Will Ganss about what the best part of dating his close pal, Anderson Cooper, would be, Cohen complimented the journalist's famous silver fox looks.WATCH: Anderson Cooper Says Andy Cohen Broke His 'Cardinal Rule' of Dating After 'Two Minutes' "Just staring into his dreamy blue eyes, and his Katniss Everdeen-like hair on fire," he joked.Because they are so private, a lot about the couple is unknown.But there are still enough bits and pieces out there to assemble a somewhat clear image of who Benjamin Maisan is and what his relationship with Anderson Cooper is like. Maisani originally came to New York city wanting to study filmmaking.It’s become clear to me that by remaining silent on certain aspects of my personal life for so long, I have given some the mistaken impression that I am trying to hide something—something that makes me uncomfortable, ashamed or even afraid. Cooper reportedly first considered coming out to the public in 2011, when same-sex marriage became legal in New York.Cooper started dating his boyfriend, bar owner Benjamin Maisani, in 2009 and the two have been together since.Anderson Cooper is speaking out again about his friend Kathy Griffin and her photo shoot where it showed her holding a decapitated head that resembled President Donald Trump.“She and I have been friends for a long time and I want nothing but good things for her,” Anderson told .
Here’s 12 photos that prove the power of the Cohen/Cooper friendship.Working at this bar helped Maisani to come out of his shell, he told Frenchly. “The bar got me out of my books and the cozy atmosphere of the Morgan.held at Spring Studios on Tuesday (June 16) in New York City.And when he was asked about what the worst part of dating Cooper would be, Cohen didn't hold back. "It's true." As for who he'd like to set up Lady Gaga With, Cohen also had an interesting answer. WATCH: EXCLUSIVE: Andy Cohen Blushes Talking About Boyfriend ET spoke with Cohen at NBCUniversal’s Television Critics Association in January, when he blushed talking about his own beau, whom he calls "Brazilian Andy Samberg." “[It’s going] great, really good,” he shared.“I found a really sweet guy, and [we’re] just taking it day by day.” “He’s smart, and his own person, and very cute,” he also gushed.