It seems that the CNN anchor now regrets his words...

Anderson Cooper caused quite a stir last week.

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While live-reporting the presidential election, he used some peculiar words to describe Donald Trump... and people weren't happy.

In fact...

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The CNN broadcaster actually sparked a fat-shaming debate online.

But now...

Cooper has spoken of his regrets over calling the president an "obese turtle." Controversial, we know! Keep on reading to see what he had to say...

But to begin...

Let's recap some of the key moments that the election has brought us last week.

Joe Biden visited his son's grave.

Biden decided to kick-off his election day by heading to Wilmington, Delaware in order to visit Beau's grave before joining the members of his campaign later on.

Donald Trump prematurely announced election win.

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Despite there being no indication as to who would take the crown, Donald Trump announced that he had won the election. This was a false statement on behalf of the president, who was condemned by the Biden campaign and several Republicans who referred to the claim as "outrageous."

The highest voter turnout was announced.

This number has been the highest it's ever been since 1990.

Donald Trump accused the Democrats of trying to "steal" the election.

"We are up BIG, but they are trying to STEAL the Election," he writes. "We will never let them do it. Votes cannot be cast after the Polls are closed!"

Both campaigns announce that they're "on the right path."

It seems as though both parties are confident that their selected nominee is going to win this one.

Biden told his supporters to "keep the faith."

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While the early statistics favored Donald Trump, Joe Biden hit the stage in Delaware to thank all of his fans and supporters and to also remind them to "keep the faith."

Donald Trump told workers to "stop counting."

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According to CNN, this was an "attack" on democracy. White House reporter, Stephen Collinson, analyzed the remarks and concluded: "Trump's remarks essentially amounted to a demand for the legally cast votes of American citizens not to be recorded in a historic act of disenfranchisement. And they brought closer the potential constitutional nightmare that many have feared since Trump started to tarnish an election that he apparently worried he could lose months ago."

Biden was declared the winner of Wisconsin.

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In 2016, Wisconsin sat comfortably as a red state, but 4 years later, Joe Biden has secured it and it's 10 electoral votes.

"The Squad" won their re-election.

Democrats Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley have all won re-election in their respective states.

Donald Trump raised speculation on election credibility.

On a Twitter rant, the president claimed that things had taken a "strange" turn after he was leading last night when the early figures showed he was leading in almost all battleground and swing states, even though many journalists and political advisors have claimed that there is no evidence of voter fraud in any state.

Donald trump's tweets were restricted on Twitter.

With the label "Some or all of the content shared in this Tweet is disputed and might be misleading about an election or other civic process," the president's tweets were restricted on the Twitter platform as he continues his rant online.

Joe Biden received more votes than any other presidential candidate in history.

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The previous record was held by former president of the United States, Barack Obama, and has now been taken over by Joe Biden who currently stands at 70,147,282 at the time of writing.

Trump campaign announced that they will file for a recount in Wisconsin.

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Bill Stepien, the campaign manager released this statement: “There have been reports of irregularities in several Wisconsin counties which raise serious doubts about the validity of the results. The President is well within the threshold to request a recount and we will immediately do so." However, as I have mentioned previously, there has still not been any evidence of voter fraud.

The Democratic nominee in Maine conceded defeat.

Susan Collins announced her Democratic challenger, Sara Gideon, had conceded the race while speaking to supporters so Donald Trump has won the lone electoral vote from Maine’s 2nd congressional district even though Joe Biden has carried the overall state.

Donald Trump filed a lawsuit in Pennsylvania.

The president has filed several lawsuits, with one targeting Pennsylvania, a state that he was projected to win. He has also tweeted that he's had a "big legal win" in the state, even though no evidence has yet been supplied to back it up.

Joe Biden wins Michigan.

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Just minutes before the final results came in, Biden was projected to win Michigan by a narrow margin and those dreams have finally come true as he manages to clinch the victory. But the winner of the election is still undecided as ballots continue to be counted in the final states: Nevada, Georgia, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina.

Trump broke a thirty-six-hour silence with a White House press briefing...

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And, of course, he wasted no time in expressing his somewhat illegitimate confidence in his chances of re-election.

He said this:

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"If you count the legal votes, I win." Trump has made this claim before, even though votes are still being counted.

The president then branded media polling as "election interference"...

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"These phoney [fake] polls were designed to keep our voters at home and create the illusion of momentum for Mr. Biden, and diminish the Republicans' ability to raise funds - they were suppression polls, everyone knows that now."

He continued:

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"We were winning in all the key locations, a lot actually! And then our numbers started miraculously getting widdled away in secret, and they wouldn't allow legally permissible observers." Trump then suggested he had been cheated out of this election by the Democrats and that he'll be taking this further to court right away.

People were left gob-smacked following the president's wild claims...

And many interpreted his chaotic speech as an indication of his upcoming defeat.

Well, the one person who seemed certain of this was CNN's Anderson Cooper.

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Following Trump's press conference, the CNN anchor viciously went in on the president.

Viewers were stunned...

But many found that Cooper was speaking nothing but words of truth.

Others, however, felt his comments were "fat-shaming."

So, what was it that Cooper said?

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"That is the president of the United States. That is the most powerful person in the world, and we see him like an obese turtle on his back flailing in the hot sun, realizing his time is over."

Cooper seemed to think that Trump had definitely lost the battle.

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"He just hasn’t accepted it and he wants to take everybody down with him, including this country."

Well, Cooper certainly knew what was happening...

As on November 7th, it was announced that Joe Biden had officially won the election.

Even though the country erupted in celebration over this news...

Cooper's harsh words about Trump still remain... and now, he has decided to speak out about it.

On Saturday, Cooper was interviewing former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang when he brought up the "obese turtle" remark.

"I should say, I regret using those words," he started by saying. "That's not the person I really want to be and it was in the heat of the moment and I regret it."

For more on Biden's victorious win...

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