In fall 2012, Logo debuted a reality series called “Bad Sex.” The show title is a bit of a misnomer on the surface. It’s not some “Logo after dark” type of television programming, rather it was a cast of 10 patients who were brave enough to seek treatment for a range of sexual issues, under the direction of licensed clinical social worker and sexuality expert Chris Donaghue. Each week featured a cast member in individual and group therapy settings. For example, there was Stella- a shy, 37...Read Full Story
While Jai Rodriguez is best known as the culture guide from Bravo’s Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, the New Yorker is first and foremost an actor. And now he’s starring opposite country heavyweight Reba McEntire on ABC’s freshman sitcom, Malibu Country.
As record executive Geoffrey, he adds the sass to the star-studded show about a fish out of water.
“I play the kid, who works right here in Hollywood, at one of these record labels,” Rodriguez told Celebuzz about his character when he stopped...Read Full Story
At an age when many of us are still figuring out what we’ll be when we grow up, Jai Rodriguez (Facebook, Twitter) was already landing major roles in Broadway and on TV. In this final part of my interview with Jai, we reflected on his first big breaks playing the role of Angel Dumott Schunard on award winning Broadway musical ”Rent” and as one of the Fab Five on Bravo TV’s reality makeover show “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” (later shortened to “Queer Eye”). Before wrapping up, we also...Read Full Story
Jai Rodriguez at RuPaul's Drag Race S4 Premiere Party, Jan 24, 2012 in West Hollywood. photo credit: VincentSandoval.com
Since starting my interview series with Jai Rodriguez, I had the honor of meeting him in person at the RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 4 Premiere Party. He’s super cute and super kind in person as well. Continuing with the next installment of my interview series with Jai (see also “Interview: Executive Producer Jai Rodriguez talks about Bad Sex“), we discussed his upcoming...Read Full Story
One of the shows that I particularly enjoy and feel deserves more publicity/critical acclaim is “Bad Sex” that airs Monday nights at 10/9c on Logo TV. Don’t let the name nor the fact that it’s a reality show fool you. Jai Rodriguez, who’s the creator and executive producer, developed a docu-reality series where sex therapist and ex-beau, Chris Donaghue works with 10 cast members struggling with issues ranging from sexual phobias to sex addiction. Each episode features the 8-week journey of...Read Full Story