Anderson Cooper, Kelly Ripa Toss Beads at Mardi Gras Parade

Zach Honig
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mardi gras

Zach Honig

Tourists visiting New Orleans for Mardi Gras this week may have spotted CNN anchor Anderson Cooper and TV host Kelly Ripa on-board a float during Sunday night's Endymion parade – the pair served as grand marshals for the famous parade, which often features celebrities.