We hear frequent complaints about the isolated views of the elite media, particularly when it comes to TV personalities, but few understand how elite these folks really are.
A Saturday fundraising auction was big tip off, when CNN host Anderson Cooper paid $1.4 million for a piece of artwork, outbidding colleague Piers Morgan, who bid $1.3 million, Newsbusters reported.
And we are not talking about ratings giants here.
In reality, money is of little concern to either man. Cooper is heir to his mother Gloria Vanderbilt’s $200 million fortune, and Morgan, a pauper in comparison, has an estimated net worth of $20 million, according to the article.
The bids were part of the “Help Haiti Home” gala fundraising auction held by Hollywood moonbat Sean Penn, so at least the money is for a good cause.
As for the artwork, it has yet to be created, but will be the handiwork of artist Jeff Koons, who will craft it out Penn’s collection of old firearms.
“Yes, the anti-gun Morgan actually bid $1.3 million for a work of art to be created out of guns,” Newsbusters’ Noel Sheppard wrote. “I guess he missed the obvious hypocrisy on display.”
Sheppard also pointed out that philanthropy may not be the only motivation at play here — Koons’s work is highly sought after, with a piece selling for $58.4 million at Christie’s last November.
DONATE TO BIZPAC REVIEW
Please help us! If you are fed up with letting radical big tech execs, phony fact-checkers, tyrannical liberals and a lying mainstream media have unprecedented power over your news please consider making a donation to BPR to help us fight them. Now is the time. Truth has never been more critical!
- Did Sunny Hostin just admit on air to breaking the law by voting for her son? - November 8, 2022
- Stacey Abrams justifies trailing in the polls by suggesting black men are too stupid to back her - November 7, 2022
- Kevin McCarthy has message for Pelosi telling Dems to ‘change the subject’ away from inflation - October 24, 2022
We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon below and to the right of that comment. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.