Anderson Cooper On Dating Girls: 'I Was ... Hoping To Meet Their Brothers' (VIDEO)

01/16/2013 01:43 pm ET | Updated Mar 18, 2013

As we all know, Anderson Cooper is now fully out of the closet. This is a good thing for many reasons, but one of them is that he is now free to have exchanges like the one he had on his talk show recently:

Q: "How do you know anything about what women are doing?"

A: "Because, unlike you, sweetie, I have had a little bit more experience in other areas other than with guys."

Somehow we cannot picture 2010-era Anderson Cooper saying something like that. And he can also now say things like this:

“Some of my best friends now are girls who allegedly dated me at 13 and 14, and who I didn’t really know we were dating, but they thought we were dating, and I was sort of, you know, hoping to meet their brothers.”

We can all agree that our lives are better now that we know this, right?

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