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MTV’s The Real Friends Of WeHo Is Here And Unapologetically Queer

MTV’s The Real Friends Of WeHo Is Here And Unapologetically Queer

The Real Friends of WeHo
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Meet the cast and check out the first-look trailer.

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MTV has announced it has a new must-watch queer series on the way: The Real Friends of WeHo. The show will focus on the lives of celebrity stylist Brad Goreski, choreographer and singer Todrick Hall, actor Curtis Hamilton, CEO of Buttah Skincare Dorión Renaud, TV host and business owner Jaymes Vaughan, and digital entrepreneur Joey Zauzig.

According to the official logline, “TheReal Friends of WeHo is an unfiltered and honest look at a select group of friends living, loving, and pursuing their passions in the West Hollywood community. Consisting of some of Hollywood’s most influential and successful LGBTQ+ celebrities, personalities, and entrepreneurs, this revealing and witty new ensemble docuseries provides an up close and personal glimpse into their lives as they perform in front of crowds of thousands, make high-stakes business deals, celebrate important life milestones, work the red carpet, and reveal their most intimate truths to family and friends. In a town and community where image and status are everything, they’re ready to pull back the Hollywood curtain and reveal their most authentic selves not just to one another but the world.”

In case you aren't already familiar with these queer movers and shakers, get to know the cast:


Brad Goreski

Brad Goreski

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"Brad Goreski continues to be one of Hollywood’s most coveted and highly desired stylists working with a bevy of actresses and high-end clientele. Married to famed television comedy writer and Instagram sensation Gary Janetti, Brad is ready to step out of his comfort zone and embrace new possibilities in his life."

Todrick Hall

Todrick Hall

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"Todrick Hall is a multi-hyphenate who has worked alongside some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry including: Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, and RuPaul. He has performed to sold-out crowds on three international tours, appeared on a dozen television shows, starred in five Broadway musicals, and amassed millions of followers on multiple platforms, including 900 million views on YouTube."

Curtis Hamilton

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"Curtis Hamilton is a highly celebrated film and television actor known for his roles in projects such as Surviving Compton, Charming The Hearts of Men, The Kings of Napa, and Insecure. Having only recently come out to his family and a close circle of friends, he continues to navigate his role both in Hollywood as a prominent actor onscreen as well as where he fits within the L.A. LGBTQ+ community."

Dorión Renaud

Dori\u00f3n Renaud

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"Dorión Renaud is the CEO of Buttah, one of the top Black-owned skincare companies in the world. The owner and head of his own company at only 34 years old, he’s ready to take Buttah to new lucrative heights with a massive nationwide launch in department stores and a high-stakes advertising winter campaign that will allow himself and his company to go to the next level."

Jaymes Vaughan

Jaymes Vaughan

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"Jaymes Vaughan is an entertainment news host who recently stepped away from his television career to launch OUTbound, a global LGBTQ+ cruise company. He recently married actor Jonathan Bennett, and the two run OUTbound together. Jaymes is considering a return to his career as a host while also continuing to juggle his responsibilities with OUTbound."

Joey Zauzig

Joey Zauzig

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"Joey Zauzig is a successful social media influencer and entrepreneur. Deemed by Good Morning America in 2022 as the internet’s best friend, he’s celebrated for his outgoing personality and messages of positivity. Joey has continued to use his digital platforms as a space for humor, common sense advice, and confidence building."

The Real Friends of WeHo is set to premiere Friday, January 20 at 9 p.m. ET/PT following an all-new episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race at 8 p.m. It will be followed by RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked at 10. Watch the first-look trailer below.

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Rachel Shatto, Editor in Chief of PRIDE.com, is an SF Bay Area-based writer, podcaster, and former editor of Curve magazine, where she honed her passion for writing about social justice and sex (and their frequent intersection). Her work has appeared on Elite Daily, Tecca, and Joystiq, and she podcasts regularly about horror on the Zombie Grrlz Horror Podcast Network. She can’t live without cats, vintage style, video games, drag queens, or the Oxford comma.

Rachel Shatto, Editor in Chief of PRIDE.com, is an SF Bay Area-based writer, podcaster, and former editor of Curve magazine, where she honed her passion for writing about social justice and sex (and their frequent intersection). Her work has appeared on Elite Daily, Tecca, and Joystiq, and she podcasts regularly about horror on the Zombie Grrlz Horror Podcast Network. She can’t live without cats, vintage style, video games, drag queens, or the Oxford comma.