Gloria Vanderbilt, Heiress, Jeans Queen, Dies at 95

"The only thing that would embarrass me is bad writing, and the only thing that really concerned me was my children."

  • Published 17 June 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her extraordinary life as the "poor little rich girl" of the Great Depression, survived family tragedy and multiple marriages and reigned during the 1970s and '80s as a designer jeans pioneer, died Monday at the age of 95. Vanderbilt, the great-great-granddaughter of financier Cornelius Vanderbilt and the mother of CNN newsman Anderson Cooper, who announced her death via a first-person obituary… Read at AP News