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.
He graduated from Hunter College, and his first job out of college was working at the Morgan Library at Madison Avenue.
But after wanting something that offered better pay, he ended up taking a job at Barracuda, a gay bar in Chelsea.
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.
(Getty) “I understand that it interests people but it doesn’t interest me,” Maisani told Frenchly.
“Like most people, I never really thought about it and I never wanted to be a celebrity.
Maisani says that he rarely goes out himself, only really visiting his bars for administrative reasons, according to Frenchly.
Benjamin Maisani, Anderson Cooper, Padma Lakshmi and Andy Cohen attend Elton John AIDS Foundation’s 14th Annual An Enduring Vision Benefit at Cipriani Wall Street on November 2, 2015 in New York City.
He owns three popular bars located throughout New York City.
The first is Easternbloc, a gay bar located on 505 E 6th St.
Barbara Walters never made her the moderator for a reason".' Hostin - a former CNN legal analyst - was a popular guest host all last year on The View and joined the talk show as a full time contributor this season.
She's been on the show at least two dozen times since the new season began.
The 49-year-old broadcast journalist is a big believer in maintaining privacy and not opening up much about his life outside of the studio.