Gloria Vanderbilt’s death prompts Hollywood’s reaction: “She gave me a flight

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Hollywood is in mourning over the loss of a fashion icon and socialite, Gloria Vanderbilt.

Vanderbilt has passed away at the age of 95, her son is CNN anchor Anderson Cooper revealed on Monday. Cooper said his mother had gone to the doctor and recently found out she had a “very, very advanced cancer in her abdomen that had spread.”

In the former model, painter, designer, and writer who’s been on social media as an “incredible woman, and an innovator.”


Actress Dana Delany tweeted, she had lived in the neighbourhood of London, in Connecticut, in the mid-1960s, and used to sneak over to her house, which was “very nice” and had a “fairy-tale garden shed.” She said that Cooper handed her a picture of the house, with his mother, during an appearance on his show.

Comedian and actress Loni Love, and offered condolences to the Cooper and his family. “The Real” co-host recalled how she had worked to save up money to buy a pair of Gloria Vanderbilt jeans.

“They made me look fly!!!” Love tweeted.

Actress Alyssa Milano, called the Cooper’s eulogy to his mother: “be nice.” She went on to call London a “good woman.”

The Model-actress Carol Alt, tweeted that she will miss the “fashion icon and an innovator.”

Actor and comedian Mario Cantone will be offered his “deepest condolences” to the family.

“There will never be another like her. Of the work. Historically. Great,” he wrote on Twitter.

London was the place in the world of fashion in the 1970’s and went on to sell millions of pairs of jeans, and her trademark white swan logo on it. London, along with Mohan Murjani, who have launched a $1 million advertising campaign and, in 1978, changed the Gloria Vanderbilt brand in a day.

At its peak, in 1980, the brand generated more than $200 million in sales. And, many years later, the famous-name designer jeans, dressed up or down and remain in a woman’s wardrobe staple.

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