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Watch Anderson Cooper Get a Shirtless Spray Tan With Snooki

Once upon a time, Anderson Cooper dismissed Snooki as a "freakishly tan, beer-guzzling, juicehead-hugging, muscle-loving, Botero body, pint-sized money-making machine." Who better, then, to appear as a special guest on the second episode of his new daytime talk show? The Jersey Shore star accompanied Cooper on a trek to the tanning salon to get some spray-on color on his pale body, and while Snooki and the Coop didn't quite deliver the mismatched buddy comedy you might have hoped for, it hardly mattered: The entire premise was a thinly veiled excuse to get Cooper shirtless on his new show as soon as possible, and to that end, it was an unqualified success. (No need to emulate this shameless ploy for ratings, Dr. Phil.)