Choosing a very unfortunate hill to die upon, Queer Eye‘s Karamo Brown has come out in support of Dancing with the Stars casting decision to include Trump’s former Minister of Propaganda Sean Spicer – a lying liar who lies and lies – in the upcoming season of “celebrity” contestants.
In an interview with Access yesterday, Brown gushed about how he was “most excited to meet” the former White House official.
“People would look at us and think that we’re polar opposites,” Brown told the outlet. “But I’m a big believer that if you can talk to someone and meet in the middle, you can learn about each other and help each other both grow.”
Brown said that he and Spicer had been in conversation “all day” Wednesday, calling him a “good guy, really sweet guy.”
“First, I have no say who is on the cast and didn’t find out till this morning that he is on!” Brown responded. “But I’ll tell you this… I’m excited to sit down w/ him and engage in a respectful conversation. Only way things get better is if we try to educate those who have different POV than us.”
Helping to whitewash former Trump officials in their post-administration career rehabilitation is only further normalizing a President who puts children in cages, thinks there are good Nazis, and denigrates people of color on a regular basis.
And as BuzzFeed reminds us: Sean Spicer is decidedly NOT a “good guy.”
Since leaving the White House in July 2017, Spicer has been unable to escape criticism from the left that he brazenly lied on multiple occasions on behalf of the Trump administration. The former press secretary’s most infamous moments include lying about the size of the crowd at Trump’s inauguration, claiming that nonexistent studiessupported Trump’s claims about millions voting illegally, and claiming Adolf Hitler never used chemical weapons.
Spicer also served as the spokesperson for an administration that has systematically attacked transgender rights and protections for the LGBTQ community — themes that are central to the Netflix Queer Eye reboot in which Brown stars.
And doubling down, as Brown has been doing on Twitter, defending his defense off Spicer, is unfortunate. Not sure how this will end for him. Maybe he’s auditioning to be a FOX News talking head?