The Bachelor reality TV franchise is a top show with American conservatives because it reinforces antiquated ideas of love. After all, 12 people going at each other’s throats for the top prize of a hand in marriage to a random stranger is totally normal.
As the most heteronormative show on tv with the blandest contestants, it came as a bit of surprise when Colton Underwood, came out as gay. He even has a tell all book sharing every juicy detail of his sex life.
Colton is now on the talk show circuit, promoting his new book where he declares “I’ve hated myself for a long time.” Well Colton, that makes two of us.
Today we’re taking a look at queer bating on reality TV dating shows, the all new Gay Bachelor Colton Underwood, A Shot of Love with Tila Tequila and Robert Sepuvelda Jr. the Instagram escort who was the prize pig on Logo’s “Finding Prince Charming” hosted by Lance Bass.
➤ Plastic surgeons report a growing number of teens want to look like their Instagram filters in real life.
➤ Before Michael Stipe became a pop music legend with REM, he regularly showed up as Dr Frank N Furter at screenings of the Rocky Horror Picture Show.
➤ Chris Crocker’s masterpiece viral video “Leave Britney Alone” sells for $41,000 in cryptocurrency.
Listen to our podcast with Chris from when their video first went viral.
Chris Crocker turned to the internet to escape the torment of getting chased by gangs of boys at the mall. And since Chris couldn’t create a gay straight alliance in high school, they started home schooling and they found a connection to the outside world by creating content for others to enjoy.
If it weren’t for the internet where would Chris Crocker be?
His iconic video of where he cries and implores the public to “Leave Britney Alone” made him a household name.