Anderson Cooper is letting Star Jones know that he is not the one to mess with. Jones, 50, irked Cooper’s nerves when she accused him of coming out of the closet to boost the ratings of his syndicated talk show, Anderson Live.

In a scathing and brutal response, Anderson told Bravo’s Andy Cohen that Star Jones used her wedding to get free products and to boost her own ratings.

“I haven’t thought about Star Jones in I don’t know how long. I was unaware she was even on TV still,” said Cooper, 45.

He continued: “I seem to recall her hocking her wedding every single day to get free products when she was on The View and I seem to recall her lying about her gastric bypass surgery and making everybody else lie about it as well. So for her to suddenly emerge out of the shadows and suddenly attack me for this, I couldn’t believe it.”

The CNN anchor’s mother, fashionista Gloria Vanderbilt, even got in a few digs of her own. “Who is Star Jones?,” said Vanderbilt in defense of her son.

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