Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic designer and artist, dies at age 95

Enlarge this image

Vanderbilt passed away Monday morning from stomach cancer, according to a report published by The Hollywood Reporter. The money was left to her when her father, railroad fortune heir Reginald Vanderbilt, died when she was only 18 months old, to be accessed when she turned 21.

Vanderbilt died at age 95, her son CNN anchor Anderson Cooper revealed Monday.

'She was 95 years old, but ask anyone close to her, and they'd tell you: She was the youngest person they knew - the coolest and most modern'.

Vanderbilt went on to became an actress, painter, model and acclaimed fashion designer of hip-hugging jeans in the 1970s.

In the 1930s, she was the subject of a high-profile custody case between her mother and her aunt. The trial around who would take control of young Vanderbilt's life and finances was a tabloid sensation at the time. You might recall her famous trademark on those Vanderbilt jeans you wore was a swan. She was determined to make something of her life, determined to make a name for herself and find the love and family that she so desperately craved.

She also continued writing, eventually producing a number of memoirs, novels, and nonfiction books on design.

More news: Stanley Cup Game 7 Dominates
More news: Unemployment in USA stays at 3.6% with 75000 new jobs
More news: Krispy Kreme, Walmart, Dunkin' offer free doughnuts Friday on National Doughnut Day

Vanderbilt attends an event in the early 1960s with her film director husband Sidney Lumet, left, and American playwright Arthur Miller. "I always thought of her as a visitor from another world, a traveler stranded here who'd come from a distant star that'd burned out long ago". She married for the first time at 17, causing her aunt to disinherit her.

His mother "trusted too freely, too completely" but always pressed on, Cooper said, and always believed that the next true love was just around the corner. She is giggling and Anderson can be heard behind the camera giggling so hard he begins to cough. "She was the strongest person I'd ever met but she wasn't tough". "I don't think age has anything to do with what you write about", she told The New York Times. She, in turn, accused him of tyrannising their sons and said he really was 85, and not 72 as he claimed.

Carter died after swinging off the terrace wall of her 14th floor Manhattan apartment.

"When the end came she was not alone", Cooper said. I never knew we had the exact same giggle.

"We mourn her - and offer her condolences to the family", said Flynn. And then, she said, "Well, it's like that old song". Instead of a nunnery, she went on to a life that could have provided storylines for dozens of soap operas, romance novels, Broadway musicals and tear-jerker movies. She said the connection was instant, that she knew him for a week and married him three weeks later. She had to sell her five-story townhouse in NY and seven-bedroom home in Southampton on Long Island to pay $2.5 million in back taxes she believed Andrews had handled. I did know that. "What an extraordinary life, what an extraordinary mum, and what an incredible woman". What an extraordinary mom.

Related News:

  • Cyclone Vayu around 1100 kms from Oman coast

    Cyclone Vayu around 1100 kms from Oman coast

    It further said that heavy spells of rainfall are continuing over coastal areas and are likely to go on for the next three hours. Five people have been killed by lightning in Gujarat , mostly farmers and labourers working in fields, authorities said.
    Facebook to pay users who allow access to phone data

    Facebook to pay users who allow access to phone data

    Soon, you can earn while you browse, provided you are willing to share your internet browsing history and app data with Facebook. The app will be used to help the company conduct market research and all participants will be paid.
    Royal debut: Baby Prince Louis steals the show with adorable wave

    Royal debut: Baby Prince Louis steals the show with adorable wave

    The Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Louis of Cambridge on June 8 2019 (left) and Princess Anne and Prince Harry in 1986 (right). She was not among royals who met US President Donald Trump during his state visit to Britain earlier in the week.
  • Google Photos stops syncing with Google Drive in July

    Google Photos stops syncing with Google Drive in July

    Google Drive and Photos will not automatically sync photos and videos starting July 10, according to a blog post Wednesday. Google has just announced important changes to automatic sync between Google Drive and Google Photos .
    Pokemon Sword and Shield launch November  15 on Nintendo Switch

    Pokemon Sword and Shield launch November 15 on Nintendo Switch

    It's Sonia, granddaughter and assistant to Professor Magnolia, the latest in the line of tree-surnamed Pokemon professors. Zacain and Zamazenta are both legendary wolf Pokemon and appear on the covers for Sword and Shield .
    Federer, Nadal to meet in French Open semifinal blockbuster

    Federer, Nadal to meet in French Open semifinal blockbuster

    But once Federer had gotten his nose back in front in the third set after a tie break, the outcome looked less and less in doubt. He predicted Nadal would destroy Nishikori, recommending Nadal -9.5 games and their second set to last fewer than 8.5 games.
  • Sarri Juventus deal done - media - English

    Sarri Juventus deal done - media - English

    Sarri succeeded Antonio Conte as Chelsea manager last summer after spending three years at Napoli. Sarri's exit should be finalised this weekend after Juventus agreed to pay up to £8m compensation.
    Cyberpunk 2077 Reveals Spectacular New Trailer and Release Date; Keanu Reeves Appears

    Cyberpunk 2077 Reveals Spectacular New Trailer and Release Date; Keanu Reeves Appears

    After this stunt, though, I'm ashamed to admit that Keanu Reeves' appearance in the game has swayed me: I'm into it. This impressive battle begins with V tearing off one foe's limbs, then having his own limbs disabled by another.
    World Cup opener records highest ever reach on Star

    World Cup opener records highest ever reach on Star

    Well just a week into a competition scheduled to last six and a half weeks South Africa's campaign has virtually ground to a halt. Bumrah had the white ball darting around in Southampton as he got Amla to edge a rising delivery to Rohit Sharma at second slip.
  • Mayor 'sick' by video of police encounter with young family

    Mayor 'sick' by video of police encounter with young family

    Both parents, who stress they were unaware their daughter had taken the doll, were detained but not arrested or taken to jail. The report does mention how the officer instructed the mother, Iesha Harper , to "set the child down in the shaded area".
    Warner hits century as Australia beat Pakistan

    Warner hits century as Australia beat Pakistan

    Sarfaraz added a rapid collapse that saw three wickets lost for 11 runs as Pakistan slumped to 147-5 had also proved costly. It's simple - if Pakistan want to stay in the tournament, they have to bring an "A plus" performance and win that game.
    Stanley Cup game seven delivers highest National Hockey League  ratings on record

    Stanley Cup game seven delivers highest National Hockey League ratings on record

    The Blues then knocked off the Jets, Stars, and Sharks to reach the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1970. As she improved, so did the Blues, surprisingly skating into the playoffs with Laila as an inspiration.


Most liked

Raptors, fans take to Toronto streets to celebrate National Basketball Association championship
Enthusiastic fans festooned the streets of Toronto in Raptors colors - red, purple, black and white. His press secretary said Ford wants the day to be about the fans and players, not politicians.

Argentina Isn’t Ruling Out a Cyberattack in Major Power Outage
Since taking office, Macri has said that gradual austerity measures were needed to revive the country's struggling economy. Tierra del Fuego in the far south is the only area that remains unaffected because it is not connected to the power grid.

United Kingdom opposition leader Corbyn questions claims Iran was behind tanker attacks
The footage shows Iran "did do" the tanker explosions , Mr Trump said in an interview on Fox television network yesterday. When asked how he plans to address Tehran and stop any further such incidents, Trump said: "We're going to see".

The people of Central Asia smoke marijuana during rituals 2,500 years ago
If cannabis smoking originated there, or nearby, it may have helped to spread cannabis smoking from Central Asia around the world. Still, he points out that the research expands the range of sites linked with early cannabis use.

Manchester United will have to spend big for Aaron Wan-Bissaka
Manchester United are ready to increase their offer for Crystal Palace's Aaron Wan-Bissaka to £50million, the UK Mirror reports. Now at right back they have Diogo Dalot, Matteo Darmian, Antonia Valencia, and Timothy Fosu-Mensah who is on loan.

Mexico deal ‘significant win’ for U.S., Pompeo says
Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador during a press conference at the National Palace, in Mexico City, on May 31, 2019. His announcement of a deal came after three days of Mexico-U.S. negotiations in Washington . "Sick Journalism", he tweeted.

Ocasio-Cortez: 'Powerful People' Try to 'Bribe' Trump Into War With Iran
Last year, the US withdrew from the nuclear deal and re-imposed sanctions on Iran targeting the country's oil sector. Maas said that Germany supports preserving the JCPOA and recognizes Iran's right to enjoy benefits of the deal.

PIA offloads 37 passengers as woman mistakenly opens aircraft's door
He, too, said he was looking for the bathroom when other passengers wrestled him away from the door. Passengers were placated with food and others received an overnight hotel stay and transportation.

Mexican president visits Tijuana hours after United States tariff deal
A big part of the agreement announced Friday was an expansion of a program that makes asylum seekers stay in Mexico while their cases are considered.

Mexico contradicts Trump's tweet of reaching a farm deal
Lamy said it was still not clear whether the United States president was more interested in reforming the WTO or neutralizing it. Beto O'Rourke, the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful from Texas, was more direct in his criticism of Trump despite the deal.

Xbox Game Pass PC goes live, included with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate
Actual game title-wise, we're waiting on big news regarding Gears of War 5 , and more than a tease of Halo Infinite , hopefully. A store page for " Xbox Game Pass PC Games" is now live and seems to indicate that the plan will cost $US5 ($7) a month.

Nintendo's E3 will focus on Pokémon, Zelda and Luigi's Mansion
With the potential of the first look at a new Animal Crossing game, as well as a peek inside the next set of Super Smash Bros. Currently, the only game confirmed for the show is " Watch Dogs: Legion ", which was leaked ahead of E3 thanks to Amazon.

Huawei obtains 46 commercial 5G contracts in 30 countries
The Chinese flagship company is the world's largest supplier of 5G network equipment, including modems and antennas. The US government's actions also make it significantly harder for Huawei to source components for its devices.

Ashleigh Barty's comeback denies American teen Amanda Anisimova spot in final
Barty, who now has a WTA Tour leading 31 wins, took home $2.62 million for her two weeks and Vondrousova earned $1.34 million. Born to Russian parents who emigrated to the U.S. in 1998, Anisimova started to play tennis when she was just three.

Google says cutting off Huawei could pose national security risk
With the increasing threat to non-US companies from the Trump government, many are looking for alternatives to U.S. technology. The ruling had an immediate negative impact.





Most Commented