Actress Rosie Perez returned to co-host Anderson Live!, and in a backstage message to host Anderson Cooper she said she hated that he “bats for the other team.”

In a humorous 30-second video released by producers on Thursday, Perez thanked Cooper for inviting her to guest co-host for a second time.

“Hi Anderson, thank you so much for having me on the show and asking me to co-host once again,” Perez said. “And I just think you're still really cute and I still hate that you bat for the other team.” (The video is embedded on this page. Visit our video library for more videos.)

Cooper came out gay early last year after ducking rumors for years.

In an appearance on ABC's The View, Cooper said he first came out to friends and family in high school but kept quiet publicly because his work as a CNN correspondent often takes him to places where violence against gay people is routine.

(Related: Anderson Cooper dated girls hoping “to meet their brothers.”)