Anderson Cooper Giggles On-Air and#8211; Yes, Again


Clearly, it”s not a party unless Anderson Cooper is there.

The usually sober-as-a-judge journalist, who broke character and had a giggling fit last summer while reporting on French actor Gérard Depardieu”s going oui-oui in his seat on a Paris-to-Dublin flight, cracked up on-air again, this time while covering Dyngus Day for CNN”s Anderson Cooper 360.

Dyngus Day Well, that part is irrelevant, but it is a Polish-American tradition celebrating the end of Lent, as it occurs in Buffalo, N.Y.

The real news is Cooper”s reaction. It seems to have started when the phrase “a tap from a pussy willow branch” is uttered.

With that, the 44-year-old goes breathless, tries holding his nose to keep the giggles from emitting from his deepest recesses, but that only makes matters worse.

“So stupid,” he says. At one point he even leaps up from his desk to collect himself, only to return and, before really letting loose, makes it appear as if someone is tickling his bare feet underneath his desk.

Hmm … is there someone under there