As he should because there are people out there that take Dyngus Day very seriously. It's like criticizing Arbor Day, Columbus Day, or National Mustache Day. Sure, they don't mean that much to a lot of people, but they COULD mean a little to a few people. Ha!
If U haven't seen it yet (above), Anderson Cooper lost his shiz while adding the little-known holiday to his RidicuList the other day. We don't think he was laughing at the holiday, so much as the fact that his teleprompter told him to say the world "pussy willow."
Amidst his uncontrollable and immature laughter, he quipped that "it's so stupid." Well, the Dyngus Day faithful took offense to the remark because they thought that he was calling their celebration for the end of lent stupid.
Being the stand up guy that he is, the Silver Fox immediately took to Twitter to clarify his statement, tweeting:
Just learned some groups believe I called Dyngus Day "so stupid" in ridiculist. I didn't. I was saying my giggling fit was "so stupid."
— Anderson Cooper (@andersoncooper) April 11, 2012
Stupid? Maybe. Entertaining? YES!
It's no secret that anchors giggling over funny words ALWAYS makes a broadcast more enjoyable, so please CNN, keep it up!
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