Cohen and CNNâ€™s Anderson Cooper hosted the networkâ€™s New Yearâ€™s Eve program, a tradition that involves the pair taking shots every hour on the hour, interviewing celebrities about their resolutions and giggling. Shortly after midnight, Cooper urged Cohen to â€œtell us somethingâ€ â€• prompting the host of Bravoâ€™s â€œWatch What Happens Liveâ€ to take a deep breath, place his hands on his hips and let the insults fly.
â€œWatching Mayor de Blasio do his â€˜victory lapâ€™ dance after four years of the crappiest term as the mayor of New York â€• the only thing that Democrats and Republicans can agree on is what a horrible mayor he has been, so sayonara sucker!â€ Cohen said. â€œ2022! Itâ€™s a new year.â€
â€œDonâ€™t go on a rant. Donâ€™t go on a rant!â€ Cooper begged his co-host. â€œThis is how you want to start the new year?â€
Cohen was undeterred, continuing his remarks as Eric Adams stepped up to be sworn in as the new mayor of New York City.
â€œGuess what? I have a feeling Iâ€™m gonna be standing right here next year and you know who Iâ€™m not going to be looking at, dancing as the city comes apart? You!â€ Cohen added, motioning in de Blasioâ€™s direction.
In a tweet Saturday morning, Cohen alluded to the drunken broadcast, saying heâ€™d been â€œa bit overserved.â€
Cohenâ€™s complaints may be a New Yearâ€™s tradition. He made similar comments moments after midnight on Jan. 1, 2021, when he complained about de Blasioâ€™s dancing and exasperatedly shouted for the then-mayor to â€œdo something with this city!â€
â€œHonestly, get it together!â€ Cohen said.