Karamo Brown on the Importance of 'Empathy, Education and Evolving' Both Within & Outside the LGBTQ Community
This is equal parts frightening and delightful because, above all else, the Queer Eye star is just the happiest guy to get advice from. "And I think that's what people should be reminding themselves right now. The Real World: Philadelphia alum homed in on the importance of equality within the LGBTQ community. When I walked into the... Queer Eye audition, I promise you there were guys in the culture category and they all looked alike, sounded alike. In both his life and on Queer Eye, Brown's goal is to help people shed their fear-based thinking.
Hit Netflix Show Queer Eye Filming Season Six in Texas
Queer Eye is coming to Texas, yall. The cast of the hit Netflix show took to Instagram Wednesday to give fans a first look at its upcoming sixth season. The Fab 5 thats Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski and Jonathan Van Ness teased photos of themselves in front of the sign at popular Austin Mexican food restaurant El Arroyo. Thats right, the Emmy-winning show will be based in Austin for an entire season. That means fans all over the world will be able to gain insight on Texas life or at least Austins version of Texas life.outinsa.com
Karamo Brown Reveals the Lessons He's Learned From Beyonc After Honoring Her on '
Being a resident member of the BeyHive, we had to ask Karamo what it was like getting to channel his inner Beyonc. "I'm going to take a little credit, because Val didn't know the piece of gold he was sitting on," he joked. And I walked in and I was like, 'Val, you're a shady queen at heart.' And he was like, 'No, no, no, I'm not a shady queen, I'm just being honest.' "So Val, you're welcome," he added.
'Dancing With the Stars': Sean Spicer Gets Emotional About 'Friend' Karamo
Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty ImagesOne couple who remained safe for another week in a row was Sean Spicer and Lindsay Arnold. I'm really excited and humbled that we're going on but I'm really sad to see him go." Lindsay chimed in, telling ET, "The fact that we are going into week eight, I don't think anybody saw that coming. I'm definitely going to miss our chats every week but it's not over because we're going to continue our friendship. This show, you become a family and we're definitely going to miss Karamo, we're going to miss Jenna."
Karamo Brown Reveals the 'Epic' Wedding Advice He Received From Priyanka Chopra (Exclusive
Karamo Brown's wedding is on the horizon, and the Queer Eye star is already getting some planning advice from a reputable source -- Priyanka Chopra Jonas! Don't linger,'" Karamo recalled, which possibly referred to her own very short engagement to Nick. However, before Karamo can really kick off the wedding planning, he's focusing on this season of DWTS, and fighting to win the Mirrorball trophy. Watch 'Queer Eye' Star Karamo Brown Give Celebs Advice Embed Code RestartRELATED CONTENT:'DWTS': Karamo Brown Reacts to Leah Remini Fighting For Him: 'It Felt Good!' (Exclusive)Karamo Brown Promises to Bring 'Sex Appeal' to Week 4 of 'Dancing With the Stars' (Exclusive)Karamo Brown Explains the Intense Death Threats His Son Received After 'DWTS' Sean Spicer Backlash'DWTS': Karamo Brown Explains Why His 'Queer Eye' Co-Stars Won't Be Attending the Premiere
'Dancing With the Stars' Cast Reacts to Shocking Week 6 Elimination (Exclusive)
Sailor couldn't keep it together, sobbing on live TV as her pro partner tried to comfort her as the credits rolled. I'm sure she's completely sad, and I know she's probably just taking her time to process this." Dancing With the Stars airs Mondays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC. RELATED CONTENT:'Dancing With the Stars' Week 6 Ends In Tears With Truly Shocking Elimination -- See Who Got Sent Home! 'Dancing With the Stars': Lauren Alaina Pays Tribute to Late Stepfather With Emotional Dance'DWTS': Witney Carson Tears Up After Judge Len Goodman Docks a Point for Her Mistake
'DWTS': Karamo Brown Reacts to Leah Remini Fighting For Him: 'It Felt Good!'
That's all thanks to guest judge Leah Remini, who almost got into a blowout fight with Len Goodman during week four of the dance competition show. Karamo said of Leah's support, while speaking to ET's Lauren Zima on the press line. "Literally, we were so obsessed and happy when we heard that Leah was going to be on the panel. But that's not the only drama that occurred in the ballroom following Karamo and Jenna's dance. "I respect her, for sure, and it's hard because I knew that starting position might be controversy," Jenna confessed.
Karamo Brown Promises to Bring 'Sex Appeal' to Week 4 of 'Dancing With the
Karamo Brown is so ready to heat up the ballroom this week! Karamo tells ET, however, that he isn't letting the judges' critiques get in the way of his focus. "That's why this shirt [I'm wearing] says 'Doing not doubting,' because I'm not about doubting myself anymore." Although #TeamJeranamo couldn't reveal too much about what they've been cooking up in rehearsals, Karamo teases they'll definitely be giving fans (and guest judge Leah Remini!) ET got a sneak peek look at their Tango, and we think it's safe to say the Tango is, indeed, a dance made for Karamo.
Karamo Brown Says He's 'Proud' of Jonathan Van Ness Following HIV Status Reveal
Karamo Brown is speaking out in support of his Queer Eye co-star! Brown also shared that the entire Queer Eye cast -- Bobby Berk, Tan France and Antoni Porowski -- knew about Van Ness' diagnosis "a long time before" he went public with the news. "It's something that we have to talk about because it doesn't just affect the LGBT community, it affects African Americans, it affects all of us, it affects kids," Brown continued. "I'm having a great time. Though he's having a ball in the ballroom, Brown did admit that the experience has been harder than he anticipated.
Karamo Brown Explains the Intense Death Threats His Son Received After 'DWTS' Sean Spicer
Karamo Brown is revealing just how intense the backlash he and his children, sons Jason and Chris, received was after the Queer Eye star joined the cast of Dancing With the Stars alongside controversial former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. During the latest podcast episode of NAKED With Catt Sadler, Brown opened up about his sons "literally getting death threats." Brown said that's "exactly" why he temporarily deactivated his Twitter account and disabled Instagram comments at the time. "Most parents don't know how to have conversations with their kids about social media ... they don't really know how to teach them about the mob mentality or 'cancel' culture or how it can really affect your self-esteem. RELATED CONTENT:'DWTS': Lindsay Arnold Reacts to Being Paired with Sean Spicer and How She'll Handle the Backlash (Exclusive)Karamo Brown Returns to Instagram With 'No More Tears' Following Backlash for Doing 'DWTS' With Sean SpicerKaramo Brown Deletes Twitter After Backlash Over Sean Spicer on 'DWTS'
'Queer Eye' Cast Are a Dapper Foursome Without Jonathan Van Ness at the 2019 Emmys
"Taking the next few days to rest up, spend time w my bittens and mom before the book tour get going," Van Ness wrote on his Instagram story over the weekend. Berk added, "He's moving this weekend into a new place so he's like, 'I just need to be zen this weekend.'" So proud of you ," Berk commented on Van Ness' post, while France wrote, "LOVE YOU, JACKI." Porowski also expressed his support for Van Ness, writing, "Love you proud of you ." Getty ImagesQueer Eye won four Creative Arts Emmys this year for Outstanding Structured Reality Program (its second straight win), Outstanding Casting for a Reality Program, Outstanding Editing for a Structured or Competition Reality Program and Outstanding Directing for a Reality Program.
'Dancing with the Stars' returns with splash, Spicer
(CNN) - "Dancing with the Stars" Season 28 premiered Monday, bringing with it plenty splash on and off the show. Hannah BrownThe "Bachelorette" alum Hannah Brown danced a cha cha to Whitney Houston's "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" with partner Alan Bersten. She and Pasha Pashkov danced a cha cha to "She Works Hard For The Money" by Donna Summer. Lamar OdomThe basketball player's size might have put him at a disadvantage (he's much larger than dance partner Peta Murgatroyd). He partnered with Cheryl Burke on a salsa set to Nelly's "Hot in Herre."
'DWTS': Karamo Brown Explains Why His 'Queer Eye' Co-Stars Won't Be
Monday night, Queer Eye's Karamo Brown will get his opportunity to showcase his dancing skills on the premiere of Dancing With the Stars! However, his Queer Eye co-stars won't be there to cheer him on. While on hand, the group also discussed some of the touching feedback they've gotten for Queer Eye, which was renewed in June for a fourth and a fifth season! Queer Eye nabbed four Emmys over the weekend, including claiming the prize for structured reality program for the second year in a row. Check out the Queer Eye gang's full interview with ET above.
Karamo Brown Returns to Instagram With 'No More Tears' Following Backlash for Doing '
Karamo Brown is moving forward with nothing but good vibes. "But as I walk into my first dance rehearsal for @dancingabc No More Tears and No More Holding My Head Low!" Last month, following Dancing With the Stars' season 28 cast announcement, Brown received plenty of cruel comments about his decision to do the show after replying to a fan who expressed their disappointment via Twitter. In another tweet, Brown expressed how he "can't stand people" who post things "just to flame the fire and get a reaction." Even host Tom Bergeron spoke out, writing, "A few months ago, during a lunch with DWTS' new executive producer, I offered suggestions for season 28.
Karamo Brown Deletes Twitter After Backlash Over Sean Spicer on 'DWTS'
Karamo Brown has shut down his Twitter account after responding to critics who feel that he shouldn't be appearing on Dancing With the Stars alongside former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. I'm very saddened by what my cast mate @Karamo is having to deal with today." Berk also lambasted ABC for the position they put Brown and his DWTS competitors in by including Spicer. And Bobby Berk has deleted all but one of the tweets he posted in a thread defending his Queer Eye costar Karamo Brown. RELATED CONTENT:Sean Spicer Reacts to Donald Trump's 'DWTS' Support, Says Cast and Crew Have Been 'Gracious' (Exclusive)Karamo Brown Responds to Fan Who Is 'Disappointed' He Joined 'DWTS' Cast With Sean SpicerTom Bergeron Slams Decision to Have Sean Spicer on 'DWTS'
Karamo Brown Responds to Fan Who Is 'Disappointed' He Joined 'DWTS' Cast With
Karamo Brown is speaking out. "But Ill tell you this... Im excited to sit down w/ him and engage in a respectful conversations. But Ill tell you this... Im excited to sit down w/ him and engage in a respectful conversations. Karamo Brown (@Karamo) August 21, 2019In another tweet, Brown also expressed how he "cant stand people" who post things "just to flame the fire and get a reaction. "I'm excited.
'Dancing With the Stars' Drops Some Hints on the First Celebs -- And Fans Have Guesses!
As it turns out, fans certainly had a lot of guesses -- some good, some absolutely outlandish -- based on the handful of clues found in each pic. Any guesses?," DWTS captioned a snapshot of a dark-haired woman in a dark dress with bedazzled 'DWTS' body jewels on her arm. Season 28 of Dancing With the Stars premieres Monday, Sep. 16 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC. RELATED CONTENT:Derek Hough, Tom Bergeron and More 'DWTS' Stars Congratulate Bindi Irwin on Engagement'DWTS' Pro Emma Slater Turns Up the Heat in Jason Derulo's 'Mamacita' Music Video -- Watch! Why Chris Harrison Says Colton Underwood Wouldn't Do Well on 'Dancing With the Stars' (Exclusive)