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"billy porter" Discussed on Keep It!
"Is the cover star Vogues, August issue and fans work quick to note that famed photographer Annie Leave of it was the wrong choice to take photos of the twenty three year old champion. Y. Because just like many white photographers, she is not properly lighting black women that cover offensive. It was it was strange because I think of Simone biles is looking at particular way, and it did not capture a specific factor. She always has to me, not even just the cover. The photos inside just looked so dimly lit, and there's that particular one where her hands are on our heads, and she's looking down like she looks like you in that closet. Okay? Yeah. That is a shame I was trying to think of like most notable examples of any of. Photographing black people and I thought of the OJ Simpson trial. That was the number one cause any of obviously as most famous for I to rolling stone covers where she. There's one of Bruce springsteen ice skating. That's really famous. She did the picture of John Lennon and Yoko Ono hours before John. Lennon died. She's like a rock photographer really. and. She evolved into this person who did. Really Super Glossy magazine shoots. There's a masterclass with her that you can watch where she teaches you. Her technique. I'm particularly fascinated with her relationship with Susan Sonntags. She had for a long time. That's hundred for the most part awful based on the tidbits I read, but. Now here, we are and Simone biles. Just one of these like true superhuman people that you presented in the like there's no other word rattus possible way at all times, so when something even slightly misses the mark. You can't stop thinking about it. Part of this overall conversation about black photographers. You know a photographic black people for magazines, and it is very interesting. This Connie Nasty situation that happened right as today this morning. The Vanity Fair cover with. Viola Davis dropped and in it. She is photographed by Dario, Mace. Black photographer, who uses the cover to recreate the scorched black this eighteen. Eighteen sixty three photo of a slave who had been whipped religious, just making sort of a powerful political statement, but that also looks like a great fucking magazine cover contrasting that with someone like Simone biles. Who if she's being on vogue? It should be a moment you know, and it's sad that the moment is just marred in her. Not Looking good, you know and Martin in the people in her community who she's supposed to be inspiring thinking about the fact that she'll look good. She doesn't look probably lit. You know and we've talked about this with films like moonlight you know and. Just like cinematographers, who can make black people look good. We've talked Isa Ray about this. You know about the poppy colors of really just highlighting black people just seems to be lost on so many magazines. It's just unfortunate. You know because there was Tyler Mitchell. Who Shot that beyond? Say Cover. For Vogue and that was the first time they'd used a black. Bataga for right and it looks gorgeous. The fact that they couldn't continue to do that is troubling. Yeah, it does seem pretty obvious in retrospect, I have to say especially since there's always going to be a niche for any league of it's like there's a particular style of just high teen cover. They're always going to need with guess in particular white celebrities. She's GonNa get that work. You know it's not like denying antibody rivets a cover. Is going to keep put her on pork and beans. Yeah, right, right right, right. But, also, by the way I just WanNa say in particular that Viola Davis cover. You're talking about inside. There's an interview to I think we should maybe add interviews to the got quatorze. She doesn't. Seri-, seriously I mean. It's like there's no expectation that celebrity B. Literary, basically and every time she says anything it comes from first of all her decades of experience, but second of all it's so. SMART I, don't know just it's so rare. That, someone can be so comprehensive and so. Helpful. She's just as helpful celebrity to have. Frankly I think that ties in with. We just talked to billy porter. You know it ties in with black celebrities, particularly people who come from the theater as well. You know they've read plays. They read other works you know, and they have so much to say, and we're only now hearing it because people are only now asking. And on that Viola Davis thing to in it, radically Jones, the editor of fair, a discusses how Dario is the first black person to shoot a vanity fair cover, and that is insane to me and I know that they have a one hundred year history, but I also know that they were relaunched in eighty-three at Conde Nast, but even still since eighty three. It is incomprehensible to me, you know, and there's that vogue one and then last year. What there was just. Dana scruggs was the first black woman to cover for rolling stone. She Shot Travis Scott and. Tired of these firsts it really is super exhausting to hear things like that. I always bring up when. Like Melissa Villas in was the first Latin woman to be SNL. Does anybody feel good about that like my celebrating the? Were forty years into the show and I get. It's important to note, and there's a great interview with Dario in. The New York Times out today too, but. When Vanity Fair was tweeting out the viral article, they mentioned like in the tweets and this is the first time. Photographer capital be black of course shot the cover and I'm like. I don't think that came across your water. Right, like tweeting it out in your socials is so. It's like. You're trying to come across as ticker tape parade. Something you say with that like. shiu-kee faced emoji at the AD. This is our first. That's just my final point on that. You know it's sad, but a lot of the conversation around violence cover is now that just the way that it said that the conversation at the initial conversation violence cover Now we're talking about the content in it. And the actual profile, which also could have been written by a blind person, but that's neither here nor there. This idea that when you get photographers who can highlight black people? We're going to have better covers, and we will actually be talking about the cover instead of talking about something else any leave abyss as we said is always going to be working and if we're talking about parody and hiring people and you know really trying to do the work in Hollywood. We also need to talk about that work in print, magazines and media, and for a while how maybe it just have black people black people white people had their chance, and they've done it poorly. I've I've seen I've seen their storyboards. I've seen their clips. We can move on from that now. and. We should be talking about substantive things like Viola. Davis has the triple crown of acting. You got the Oscar the Tony the emmy. Viola can you please pick up like where the wild things are, and read it on tape, attack, Grammar, girl! You can knock this out in an afternoon. What's going on? Because she recap how to get away with murder so I can know what actually happened in that show. Six season I still couldn't tell you also. We were talking about this before, but she did. How many episodes of season of that twenty two? She should be taking like seven years off. Technically, we were talking about how TV's like a brain killer I am worried for. That show was always shorter like thirteen to fifteen. Oh, see, that's what you gotta get. Yeah, but even then fifteen is so much longer compared to everything else now right right right now. The Brits do that well. You know how phoebe Waller. Bridge is secretly only been on TV for twenty five minutes altogether. That's why it's easier. We only go to London where we can just like. have some time the like six episodes. Yeah a Christmas shall done. When we're back keep it. took..
"billy porter" Discussed on Keep It!
"Years. I've had the luxury of seeing. Many of my friends rise companion. I have had the luxury of watching the process. Taking from it, but things are like. And making note of the things that I don't like and one of the things that I saw was that women get to use fashion as a revenue stream as a signifier as art, and so I sat out that that's what I wanted to do. I had no idea that it would catch on so quickly that it would happen so fast. And that it would happen as large as it did I wasn't really wearing gender fluid things outside of playing Lola in Kinky boots. Like I wasn't even thinking of it like that and I was getting ready to go on a summer tour for album. Billy twitter presents the soul of Richard Rogers and I knew that I wanted to look like I was like after I'm trying to like us out to bridge my way back into the music industry and need a look. It's not just like. This Geek Chic thing that I'm doing. What and I was I was out, and I happened to stumble across the store of the designer Rick Owens. And I want Dan, and he's you know lots of Unisex stuff. Lots of like downtown seek dress shirt. You know platform shapes angular, just like wild crazy. And I spent a lot of money that day. In sort of made the change and made the shift that it was like well I'm going to go in this direction. There was a lady you. It's Unisex you can. It's it's interesting to me that it never occurred to me after having one Tony Award and a grammy for planet directly that, but I think the difference is and the difference in what I'm doing. Is that I actually am not directly? I know shading because drag. And amazing art form, but I am assist gender gay man who likes to wear dresses sometimes I like to explore fashion. I like to be gender non conforming. Like to be a walking piece of our everytime I show up to one of these events. That's my goal. Why like ablaze ask the question? Why from the moment that I was a child? I was very curious. I'm very inquisitive and a guy me in trouble all the time, but why? WHY CAN'T DOT DOT DOT? Why should we like why whose rule who made that? Like why do we have to follow rules that are made by who then break the rules like? Been Rule Breaker I'm just thrilled and humbled that I lived long enough to see the day where my rule breaking does good things for me. Yes I love that. You've talked before you know about how it's surprising. Even when like you know maybe straight, says Ben are like they see you on TV and they're like my kids like billy porter. You know yeah it. It's changing so much I mean I remember when when I was a kid. You know like I like the Sitcom Martin and I liked shin-ei that character. Like. Even trying to impersonate that character in school, her was something that got me in trouble. You know like teacher would call my mom and it's like you think back like. Why was that something to call a parent over? You know right because Martin can do it. Yeah, but Martin is straight and doing so when you're straight and doing it's easy because the audience knows you're gonNA. Have Sex with your wife. That's called Tanto. It's a style, but comes out of London. Unlike at hot to the GYM WANNA man Mrs Doubtfire. All of those things are lovely. They are straight men in dresses. That's what the world at large can stomach the minute that the person in the dress. If gay the minute that their same gender loving in address, it becomes dangerous for some reason. When I was asked to go do sesame street. That hasn't aired yet. It's airing season. They asked for the Oscar dress and I'll came, and they wrote a beautiful song about friendship with me in my Oscar. Dress in a penguin. And then. Shows up. In little ferry girl showed up and we sing a beautiful song sesame. Street me Standing Oscar address on the stairs. You know the. Stairs and they posted it on their page. And you know the bitch free. All that comes from people because I'm wearing the dress like I. don't understand you know like the governor of Arkansas something threatened to take the funding from P away. If they air the episode where I was in address because it's perverted, you know there's an agenda. The Gay Agenda and I'm GONNA come in molested children. It's like this is exactly the conversation I wanNA. Like in a public town hall forum, so we can has it out, so we can really really talk about why me over here minded. My own black asked businesses doing what I as a grown man can do has anything to do. Where's the line that leads to me coming into your house molester, children. You to walk me through the line that gets from this tha I need. You know because in my life. I've only had sex with consenting adults. A child molester is a child molester, gay or straight. That's not the same thing. Stop complaining those things. It's not the same thing I'm sick having this conversation. That's why you see the anger. You know that's why about trauma show sometimes like I, said the other day. EICHNER because I'm sick of it I'm tired every single day of my life. It's business, so you might get cut out now. You ve very well month. I'll do my best not to, but you might get cost out. In the wrong way. Also the moral is like what they're mad at is that they can't shove their beliefs about who you are down, kids throats. It's not the it says you had a voice that you had a say in it at all. It's like no actually what sesame street is doing is teaching children. What y'all aren't teaching, which is everybody on the planet as human and some people are going to be different than you and that doesn't mean that you treat them poorly. Treat everybody the say. That's what sesame street at thanks. That's what most of you all proclaim. From you know the Evangelical God point of view, it's like with the way you're going to have anything to do with God or the Bible. It's actually the thing of what the Bible says. So now I'm really. Not. Speaking of Billy Eichner, a friend of mine, Lewis's I loved seeing. That interview of yours with him hosting Jimmy Camel, it was so exciting seeing two gay men having conversation on a late night TV show, no right. Yeah, and you talking about your instagram to about just how we need to stand up. For the Black Trans. Community you know and I really appreciate it that and wanted to talk to you about it. Because I feel like for so long, we have wanted to in the black community. Keep white people from insisting. You know that we are more homophobic than them. You know the conversation when you talk about Homophobia in the black community you WANNA say don't just mention that we're not the reason. Prop eight etc.. Etc those things, but you know now that Black Trans Women. We know they're being killed by black men, and we know that we have so much to talk about now. What made it just so imperative for you to really WanNa be having these conversations in public masculinity has been in question since I could comprehend side so I grew up in a pentecostal church and wild. My family loves me and my people loved May Dade. Homophobia is dangerous, violent emotionally violence think it's interesting to me because.
"billy porter" Discussed on Keep It!
"Also Samir Bailey who I've been obsessed with low. We'll imagine not loving me. Now I know inspiring, and I know that on the regular still one of the great songs of the past whatever eighty nine years yeah, I had actually gotten. A done as his recent collection of poetry. Because as I've been reading theater again been thinking. You know lyrically and writing dialoguing you now. On the increase my cognitive thinking. Think. Feels like well bred feels like. Mush to quote Viola Davis. Recent profile just because he was like I did on the TV show for six years by bread feels like mush and I feel like the beginning of quarantine I was averaging like two and a half books a day, then at the certain point shifted to reading like books on like policing in prison ablution. And then I was like grow break. With watching MTV's show. And I have not cracked open. These plays recently and I was like you know what poetry's also been like the one thing I've never gotten into by the way. Can I say something about the challenge? There was a recent entertainment weekly interview with a producer on the challenge about how it's never been nominated for an emmy, and really it has the same production value as show like the amazing race, but you don't get to congratulate for yourself for the exotic -ness of the locations, and also the characters are like. Scum your than average play dirtier than a show like amazing race, but that doesn't mean it's qualitatively a worst show. It is weird that that show has been snubbed based on how long it's been on the air. I will say currently fuck TV's the challenge because. This season. The end of it has been completely ruined by a Sherry Pie incident. No relate let so. De Niro? Is a contestant on the challenge and she was sort of had like a villainous. Turn this season. Unfortunately, she made a lot of Shitty comments about black lives batter during the protests, and she was fired from MTV, and they severed their ties, and they said they would be playing out the rest of the season without edits, which is a fucking Y as she's basically been erased from the show, tell us the truth and so storylines that were being set up. Don't make sense, and she has no talking heads anymore, and you barely even see her. In group scenes 'cause. They managed to cut away from her, and it just completely deflated a storyline in the house several store. You know what I appreciate this take I love this. Take that. You're like fuck it don't ruin the show because this it's so. Like just let let it play out and then make your statement. Do with the Rupaul of it. All with the said Cherry Pie. It's even more offensive than the Sherry Pie thing because this is like, she says some dumb shit on twitter and Rossi lost her job, but like can we see the rest of the episode? MTV? And now you? A black man has to suffer through this bullshit programming. So technically it's. been watching the challenge and listening to. Former, keep it guess co host Raisani podcasts on the challenge. I love how much she fucking loves shows like. Particular excessiveness like Big Brother love whatever. addicting, miss her. Stand up so much. I need the world to resume truly only probably one or two years away, so don't worry yeah yeah. So anyway, getting back into the news. Last Friday Jada Pinkett Smith was the subject of her own facebook watch show Red Table Talk to address the rumors of her romantic entanglement. With R&B Singer August also. was she said entanglement I was hilarious. Morissette word like. We're into the six syllable right again. Let's talk about this? Because I felt like the word entanglement was premeditated quiet. Saying it, and then of course will is like Jada at entanglement. And Entanglement. Black, China entire law. Will Smith is hilarious is all I have to say from this and I? Think he's very very funny and charming that Damn Table Goofy fucking table. Just this is not how I even wanted the chapter of this book to end by the way I didn't want it to end and this amicable conversation I thought there was going to be a poly-amorous storyline. I didn't think it was going to be adult. I'm just not impressed or happy, so the Red Table of course is the setting of Red Table. Talk A facebook watt series that Jada hosts along with her mom, and sometimes willow and Jaden appear, and it's essentially a talk show where they talk to themselves like they have emotional conversation about certain topics, and then sometimes other celebrities and friends will stop by and it really is one of those. Weird amalgamations of a talk show and the trend of celebrities interviewing themselves. uh-huh, you know that sort of like L. interview with Emma stone and Jennifer Lawrence specially like ambiance. Say in her own words for her vote cover. It's very much controlling the narrative, and it's also a show where she uses a lot of self-help section at Barnes and noble terminology. Appeal to me like it is like calming to hear that kind of stuff, but it also is very familiar in. Exactly you said I'm not I'm not of the camp like this? Helps dismantle celebrity culture. I can see that there is definitely some conniving nature to this like you're getting at IRA I. Don't like it at all. You know I was shocked that they actually sat down at the table and talked about this I. Remember when Red Table Talk I debuted. They hinted that there was some problems in their marriage. They talk about quote unquote breaking up in their marriage, having to get back together. This is really the culmination of it. Jess because August had said in an interview with the breakfast club. I totally gave myself to that relationship with Jada. For years. I truly loved her and had a ton of love for her. I devote myself to it I gave my full self to it. And there was some vague denials, and then of course, Jada tweeted this some healing that needs to happen so I'm bringing. To vote red tape. And then all the memes of her sitting at the table by herself. Yeah, I was dead. Well, it's like the way this all unfolded was I. believe a series of misunderstandings, but it was just a bad fucking. Look for their family. Because now you have a scorned lover who's bearing his soul, and saying that he got his blessing from will, but we were all very quick to think of that meant that those relationships were occurring at the same time and yeah, so some healing did need to need to be at. I will say though in the actual interview itself. Did you not feel like it reminded you of Jodie. Foster's Golden Globes speech where she quote. Unquote came out, but actually. Going through life sometimes, you have to go through things. Like I'm like deciphering pieces of fragments of things that are supposed to indicate candor, but really I feel like I'm more just guessing at what happened between the two of them are than she obviously had a relationship with this guy, and then it ended and Willis seemingly okay with it, though by the way I spent the entire interview, watching wills face, who clearly is not used to confrontational conversations of this. This nature particularly in public that is the entire thing. I meant about her using that like self help terminology. You know like the Red Table. itself is generally about healing, and about having these important conversations, but the way that they use terms like healing and entanglements, and you know the only person that can give permission in that particular circumstances myself like you think that it it feels very controlled and it's. And it is a new form of PR in a sense. You know I remember when Snoop Dogg visited. He had those comments about Gayle King and Oprah Jordan. Woods visited after the Kylie Jenner Khloe Kardashian incident turtleneck. Talk the blouse. Talk the get dressed up. Radloff you're kind of. One by head space APP ideas, I understand what you're saying. There was a point I wanted to bring up though that it seemed like they were having healthy conversation about August. And then at one point things pivoted when they talked about the nature of how they met him, and they just kept saying he was so sick..
"billy porter" Discussed on Keep It!
"Welcome bath. Keep it on our Madison third. I'm Louis for tall. Am I eat Osman? I. Would just any Devos Lewis real quick because it has been? Officially been four months of COVID Iran I are up and set design every week. Look at right now. If you guys could see him, there's rule of thirds. There's a snake plant. There is a new plant I have a backdrop. Louis has done nothing of a cure directly like we have ring writes. In this closet, the curtain has moved a little. There's a blanket. It's not even. It's not it's. Is it a special soundlink like single? Handedly destroy our snapchat views every week. Set aside I will tell you this. I bought a ring light the other day and it's showing up so. No idea where I'm going to put it because I'm in a closet. I'm excited for you. Excited cited not even a poster like Oh girl. She looked like. Hold up the newspaper. Now Audit, so we know. You're still alive. This was filmed in nineteen eighty-nine over here. Yeah, wow, and he's wearing yellow. He does need help also. You know put on this yellow shirt and I was like Lewis. This is the worst possible ideas. Are Bad Colorado. Dionne Warwick is on the shirts of I sacrifice for Warwick, but our viewers can't see the shirt due to it being a podcast, so I actually as they played myself. Dionne Warwick would want something with skin tone. You think Saudi. She would want that for years. She's like. Why don't you walk on by the neon section Lewis for tunnel? Yeah, you know that's what Dr Cues are for. Certain in for me since I don't have it on the top of my head, a Dionne Warwick Joke Lewis come on, oh. Do you know the way to San Jose. Do you know the way Joel Towns Louis? Thank thinking. We're just trying to be your friends. Network Oh there we go. Okay to Reference Camp Dion I'm only into Kennedy on, but okay fine well and we're gonNA. Be Talking about camp today. Sure enough because we certainly have billy porter on the show. I love people who you know we we've dreams just come onto the planet. The planet is better because they were on it. The icon the moment he will be here. We are also going to be returning to the red tape all this week because there are some more healing that needs to be done. Got To get ourselves out of some entanglements for sure. Talking about Jada Pinkett Smith and will Smith's iconic interview. We're also GONNA. Talk about? Lady antebellum and their. Choices. Their antebellum behavior. Now. They're lady post, Bellum. And, also any leave of it is still shooting celebrities horribly well. At least it's not a whole photo. Shoot themed like Snow White again which I feel like it's all. We hired her four for ten years, but okay. I'm GONNA teach you how to use the situation, but so bad. Anyway! That's our show this week also happy birthday Aida. Thank you very much. You're eleven years old twelve years old. Going on maybe fifty yeah convincing. Over here. I was going to ignore your birthday because I don't do cancers, but. I can't wait. You know what's annoying about you is you are so close to being a cancer. You are six days away. Okay, but no, no I am not on the cusp here pretty much cost ends. On the twenty fifth, it's your. Days past it. Okay, we'll see. We'll see you, don't you? Don't be having cancer tendencies. Cancers are not my friends. Cancers are not my enemy. He's on the cost of a whole bunch of.
Female Comedians Unite
"Hollywood's top comedy. Actresses are uniting in saying they are sick of being put in a box. Tiffany Haddish told the Hollywood reporter that she had to turn down multiple projects as a block comedic actress. She says she gets roles that are overtly sexual or roles that had her play a mom whose child gets hurt in some way. Way And she's fighting for justice. She mentioned this during a virtual actress roundtable. That also included Jamila Djamil Jamila said she's always given scripts to play a character who has too much sex. Robin said the writing is often so bad for comedy actresses. She's resorted to writing her own. Do you think that men and comedic roles feel the same way, or is this? Just a one sided argument. No I think you've you asked Matthew mcconaughey Hey why his career went away did it's because those were kind of the only roles that men had to get as well men who were players, men who still had roommates in their forties men? who were Douche bags? That never got out of Frat life. I think that's comedy is all about is lagging at at those things in life, but I think men do get them as well. Okay, I I was conflicted about this I I'm not a comedic actress and I actually thought the opposite I thought that women who were put in comedic roles were usually sort of the best friend role or the woman. That's like maybe made to look as unattractive. Unattractive as possible to be as funny as possible, so I didn't realize that women who were being put in comedic roles. We're supposed to be overtly sexy or things of that nature so to hear this actually quite surprised by it because I just didn't view it that way. Yeah, I think there's typecasting when it comes to a lot of actors whether it's you were maybe a nerdy role in one movie. Then a lot of people see you as oh. That's going to be the quintessential nerd. If we look at Michael Sarah or Christmas, plus like they are also typecast in their own way, so yeah, I feel like it falls on both sides, but do we feel like right Impro-? No I wouldn't ask for it to improve what I would do. is either a write my own scripts and come up and find content that is right for me as an actor or an actress or I would just pass those things up because what happens is if you pass it up. Another actress gets the job, so let's not have those roles diminish. Let's see those roles go away. Just pass them to another actress. Who's just starting her career? Everyone's not in the position, obviously to pass roles and I think you do have to maybe do roles in the beginning of your career, like for example, even just with my own career right I started on a reality show. That wasn't my end goal but I did that to get to where I was now. There was obviously no guarantee in that out, but luckily it has women who wannabe actresses, whether it's serious actresses or comedic actress, or both start their career out and have different intentions are willing to do different things than maybe they get. Get a little bit more famous, or they get a little bit more successful, but I think what you said. Aaron was very valid and I don't know if it's a comedic actress. Issue I think shirt. People just get typecast in general I think the bigger conversation I feel like when you're casting one role, you do it sell well. People tend to want you for different kinds of roles that are similar to that. Yes, yeah, exactly and like what you were saying just in like you know if you don't want those roles, let's not eliminate them. On them, and these women who are part of this roundtable seem like they're fortunate enough to be able to pass on those roles that they don't WanNa, take on I will play the funny gay friend. Anytime Billy. Porter is not
Why Billy Porter says he cant be a politician
"I'm Jonathan Kaye. Part and this is Cape Up. Billy Porter has a Tony for Kinky a grammy for kinky booths an emmy for his role as prey tail in the television. Show pose even. If you didn't know any of that you probably heard about that. Black Velvet Tuxedo Gown quarter war to the Oscars in twenty nine thousand nine hundred. It was an instant station and made the popular actor and singer in instant cultural icon. We talked all about that moment and how once he was true to himself. His career really took off and we talk politics. Quarter loves to talk about politics and explained during a conversation about the groner virus why he could never be a politician. Talk in October here at all right now. Billy Porter thank you so much for coming on the PODCAST. Thanks for having me. Okay so we gotta get the big news out of the way I and that is the Matt Galle. You and vogue teamed up to do a called. Hashtag met Gal Challenge. It was people going on instagram. To recreate the fashions that have come through the red carpet. Where did this idea come from? Was it. Yours was Anna winters? Well we started at me and my team started it with my own personal social media platform and audience. And you know with all the fabulous that I am and the stuff that people know me for. I don't think people realize how political I am and how serious I am. And so in this time I wanted to give my people something to distract them. A little bit While simultaneously not having to engage myself. Because I don't really feel very fashion oriented right now. I don't feel very silly right now. Like I'm having a hard time sort of mustering energy to just be goofy and filthy. I WanNa push you on that. Because at the met gala last year was when you were brought in as I guess a Sun Goddess or Cleopatra and and it was at the Oscars in twenty nineteen when you showed up in a in a black Christian Serio Tuxedo gown and I saw the instagram post or the Social Media. It just blew up and it was such an iconic moment. Do you understand. Just how big that Oscar gown you was. Yeah I understand on paper. I understand in theory. It's a really heady experience you know because I just found a space over the fifty years of my life to kind of just stand in my truth and get zero fs to anybody or anything and really just be authentic and so much to do. That wasn't about going by world much leads to do that was. That's just what to do. And you know there are conversations that need to be had in this world and when one has a platform as I have been able to build and create especially over the last couple of years I do understand the power and the impact that something like that could have. I didn't realize how big it could be I mean it literally speak of it as like B. O. A. O. In terms of my life before Oscar after Oscar like my life is completely different. And that's why I was pushing you on this idea you. You're saying you didn't feel like being silly. And yet before Oscar after Oscar is a great way to put it because when you strode across the red carpet in that Black Velvet Tuxedo gown. It was a thunder clap for a whole lot of communities. You told our friend or mutual. Good friend Tamarin on her show you said you spend a lot of your life quote unquote in the masculinity game. Talk about that what are you what did you mean by that when you said well you know from the moment. I could comprehend thoughts. My masculinity was in question and in our culture and our society masculinity as at the top of the food chain and if you're not masculine enough you're dismissed. I was sent to a psychologist when I was five years old in kindergarten after every Wednesday at school to talk to somebody because my family thought I was too much of it so from the minute I could literally comprehend thought the messaging I received was. There's something wrong with you. And it's based on how you behave and that needs to be fixed so I live my whole life in that. And then you know. Get into business and it's amplified one hundred times more You know and I spent the first half of my life and my career in that masculinity game trying to be masculine enough so that I can eat so that I could get a job so I could get paid so I can eat. There came a time in my late thirties. Early Forties late thirties. I would say mid to late thirty where I just got sick And I- extracted myself from that part of the toxicity of what it can mean and leaned in to all the things that I was told would be my liability all of the things that I lived as a liability. They weren't wrong. They the people were not wrong. You know I took every hit that I could take not being masculine enough. I took them all it then. I decided that I didn't
"billy porter" Discussed on I Weigh with Jameela Jamil
"My career before the Oscars in my career after the Oscars is starkly different. That was when I first came across you and had been sitting that choosing my best dress, best dress stressed, and then you're came up when I was like fuck everyone else I'm raising them. This is my. This is my best dressed who the fuck is. I have to know him. And then the Karla Jesus Christ. Did you blow the Oscars of the stage? You turned up in dressed in gold like Cleopatra being carried by six men who topless as fuck by the way. They carried you in on like like Britney Spears. Entry it was one of the best and most recode things I've ever seen what gave you the idea to do that? It's nice to have. Okay, so. Ryan Murphy I was. At Ryan Murphy Stable, and he said you should go as the tire a Mahogany. Diana Ross Montage. And I was like Bitch I. Don't WanNa work that hard. WE'RE GONNA change. It's like everybody wants to. And that's like that's a great idea, but like I'm the one who has to do it. So, what is it going to be? What like I went and watched montage, and I said what would be. The most fun outfit to sort of take from this, and it was the Egyptian, and so we decided okay, let's go injection. And then You know my style was Sam retail was like doing research and the sun dog beds in you know bowing the Sun and the Sun God they don't walk. They're carried everywhere so like. You know. The idea just expanded for their we with the blondes and blondes have their ideas in the wings and the guy that's. You know and I know how to wear it. Shit, dead, Oh my goodness, even army I'm GONNA. Wear I'm going to do what I'm supposed to do in it that moment where you stepped off and they let you down and you lifted. What kind of felt light wings up to the story on the? Good. That was it was. Hulk just thinking about it. It was such a glorious moment of such like self. It was the official billy porter has fucking arrived. I don't remember anyone else going to the Mat Garland I. I feel like you just went on your own..
"billy porter" Discussed on I Weigh with Jameela Jamil
"It. Was the original dream come true. Know I had taken some time away. I had taken space. For Myself. Creatively to figure out who I wanted to be and what I wanted to say, In the world and chose myself. And I chose myself at a time when it wasn't popular to shoot. The person that I am? You know. I always say it's easy to be who you are. What you are is what popular. Who I am was not popular. You know to choose myself at the time that I chose myself met bankruptcy. Unemployment. Being dismissed being ignored. Not Having work? For. A decade? Or more like it wasn't like. A couple of months or a couple of years, it was a very long time. that. I sat on the cliff of obscurity wondering. If I would ever be able if I would ever be able to. Come back if I ever have. The life that I had dreams for myself so. When kinky boots came around, it was like. That's the role. Dach- role. That! is at the end of this the light at the end of this darkness. This tunnel that I've been in. I chose myself and now I get to play this part. Where this human being in this in this play chooses himself as well slash herself. You know it's like. I lived it, so I could be. That's the same thing with pose. I lived. I lived through the eighth crisis. I lived at their for that so. What a gift it is! To be able to step into my own story. And remind the world. That we're here. We always have been. Always will be and we ain't going nowhere. I love that. I WanNa ask you about in just a second? WE'RE GONNA go to a quick break..
"billy porter" Discussed on I Weigh with Jameela Jamil
"So do. I started doing play that regional theaters all over the country. I stopped doing Broadway. I took a pay cut and I started doing play at regional theaters because they were the only people that would hire me. That's the work. Whether. It's Louisville Kentucky whether it's Pittsburgh Pennsylvania whether it's Atlanta I did the work. I went out of town, I did. The topdog underdog and the angels in America and you know. We'll hire me. New York but I'M GONNA. Do it somewhere. I'm going to practice and I'm GONNA. Make sure my muscles are are owned up raining. Yeah so that when? You know addition for the revival of the angels in America in two thousand and ten came around. You know and they called me the day before. And my agent was so. You know so angry. because. I didn't have time to prepare I said to him. There's one role. In the entire Canon. Of the world that looks like me. It's twenty years old. If I don't know that are already. That's my fault. Undo every line of every scene. Seven hours I knew every line. I'm ready I'm ready ready. I know they're doing this play. Why would I not already working on this play? A ditch in. Why would I not be doing that? That is the work. Yeah, so when they call you the day before I already knew the fiends and I was already off booked. Engine America audition is a example of that. For sure when I teach I, go around and I you know I have taught a lot and musical theater classes, and I'm like look at what's on Roma. Look at the roles that are right for you. And prepare yourself. Then auditioned might come around. If you if you're if you're a Latin man or a black boy or black girl or a person of color in any kind of way, and you don't know every single word to Hamilton. That's your fault..
"billy porter" Discussed on I Weigh with Jameela Jamil
"As a black man yeah. In nineteen, eighty seven. Yeah, slash. Came out of college. If you didn't play a drug dealer or a thug, you didn't work. If there were if there was a breath of roles like there are today for young people where I could play at professional where I could play a lawyer or a doctor or you know. WHO's. That didn't exist. You know you were a thug or you were unemployed. You were a drug dealer or you were unemployed and you listen. And it was always straight and violently so so or you could be the butt of the joke. You could be you know the flaming Queen as the butt of the joke with you know a scene here on the scene there, but it wasn't. It wasn't about three dimensional human being. No, it wasn't empowering, represent you. and. I just wanted to be that I wanted to be a human being I. Remember going to see Angels America the very first production. On Broadway not the first production play the first deduction in on Broadway and You know seeing the character of believes in Tony Kushner's. Magnum opus. It really changed my life. It was like Oh. Right I am human being and I looked like that. That's what it looks like. and. That's when everything changed for me because I took myself out of. Where I was headed. and shifted MAPO caps. And it took me a long time, but Hoses where I always wanted to be. Pose a manifestation of making that change in that shift all the way back in nineteen, ninety four so. Pre pose when you were still somewhat struggling to be able to be recognized for your talent on a mainstream level what we doing to maintain your sense of self in what was still a very homophobic and racist time in America not say that it isn't still now in many ways, but it's I think it's better than it was before. I just kept doing the work. You just stay focused on the work in therapy all that time and in therapy a you do the work when you do the work. The George Wolf one of my mentors said. You! Don't you can't wait for somebody to give permission to practice your art yet to be practicing it consistently all the time. That's also very similar to what my grandmother, my great aunt. My Momma always said to me. You know, stay ready. If you stay ready, you don't have to get ready. I love that so I love that so much I'm getting. That tattooed across my tits. It's true work looks like if you stay ready, whatever it is that you do. Whoever it is, but you are. Do the work you want to be an actor. Do the work. Make sure that you're in class. Make sure that you're on dishing. Make sure that you're reading plays. Make sure that you're going to the theater. Make sure the work y'all can work is and if somebody has to tell you what the work is, then you don't WanNa, do were. Kamarck is. Anybody who wants to do anything knows exactly what the work is, and if you don't know what it is and out, it's easy to find it out. You know for me. It was like I. can't get I can't get hired to do a play. Nobody thinks I can act..
"billy porter" Discussed on I Weigh with Jameela Jamil
"Hello and welcome to another set of Iway with Jamila. Melt thank you for joining again I. Hope You're well. I myself fine. I. Am I'm concerned I'm a little bit freaked out. 'cause loss week I told you I dead to say this out loud. I, said the I was starting to find great comfort as associate anxious person in lockdown and the I almost even. Know I fully admitted to the fact that I was afraid of being unleashed back out into the world because I'm I'm a socially inept person who just prefers stinking alone? My underpants and I didn't see it coming that a couple of days after I said that it would be announced by the mayor of L. A. where I'm currently living. that. He's extending lockdown here for another. Three months at least so. Very much, so be careful what you wish for, but also not that I think I have this kind of power I would still like to formally apologize for even saying that out loud for putting that out into the universe. If I have in any way jinxed us. I'm sorry, 'cause I. I really thought it was going to be over soon, and it's been keeping me up at night. Worrying I've had anything to to. I never wanted this for anyone else. Just me, personally 'cause. I miss out of naturally lonely at anyway for those of you who are still in lockdown for longer than you anticipated I hope that you have coping mechanisms I. Hope You have support systems I hope you have some sort of access to some sort of therapy. I hope you have good good carbs around you and and batteries. You must have batteries for all of your sex toys. These are the thoughts Sir I have day to day I am particularly happy to have today's guest on especially at this point in lockdown because he's a very strong and inspiring. Motivational human being he is the actor singer, a writer director and Broadway Star fashion icon. Billy Porter I'm so lucky that he made time to chat with me..
"billy porter" Discussed on I Weigh with Jameela Jamil
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"billy porter" Discussed on In Bed with Nick and Megan
"Know it's like will and grace kick the door down so that we could walk through and I really appreciate that you know it's really significant. It's significant what that show did. And you know it's significant. Are you how it changed? The Culture Howard changed the cultures perspective. On what being gay men and really created a space for the rest of us to come in. You know you guys open. The door crust kicked it down and we wouldn't be here if not for will agree and would be opposed if not for will and grace and are you seeing. And what are you seeing with Pos like are you getting from people that their awareness level is shifting? Yes yes more you know. A lot of a lot of people who have never had themselves reflected back at them. It's like that's where we're starting. We're starting with a group of people including myself until the show never saw a representations of themselves anywhere. That's what happened with five transgender women of color on one television show. Yeah at at the same time like I've never seen a character that looks like great l. It's not lost on There's never been a character in mainstream. Anything that has looked like pray. Tell Yeah because had there been one I would have seen it. Yeah closest thing that came to it. The closest thing that came to it is believed in angels in America Right now. That's the closest thing but this is queer people of color telling her own story The people behind the scenes are queer people of color. There are others as well but like Stephen Canals. Janet Mock Our Lady J is is is white but she's trained. You know what I mean like. It's like the voices that are creating. This are the voices that have lived it. That's why it's so real. That's why resonates so so beautifully. Yeah and transparent. Of course you know kind of started the ball rolling but then you guys have taken that and gone to the next level distant with a with an old white guy open the yeah absolutely before we get to a ramp up question. I just wanted to ask you. If did you happen to catch the acting? Debut of Janet mock recently senator. Elaine does he senator lane on your child. Yes I mean based on her portrayal of a United States. Senator on my show devs on fx on. Hulu I would not want to be called to the carpet by her as a producer very authoritative. Sell good or one of the days. She was shooting. I thought oh I just thought she'd been acting forever. I arm yes. She's amazing yeah. I said we're actually I'VE BEEN. I've been teasing her about senator lay. But we'RE GONNA get to death because we have all this time. So where on NIP. Tuck right now and we moved to dance as soon as we're done with that billy my darling. It's so lovely ticket to spend a little bit of time with you and For anybody who may not have seen sees a episode six season one of Poe's please immediately Watch that on your phone or your computer even now because then is an acting and singing tour de force. Nothing short of a tour to forced by billy porter one year an Emmy. I love you guys love you billy. Thank you billy porter and All right everybody so thank you for listening to yet another episode of in bed with Nick and Megan with the immortal nuke offerman his wife. Meghan molly and her friend Billy Porter.
"billy porter" Discussed on In Bed with Nick and Megan
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"billy porter" Discussed on In Bed with Nick and Megan
"Avid body. Yes so we're here with BILLY PORTER. We've been having some really really cute technical difficulties but now we think we've got it all figured out fingers crossed Billy Itself Fund a C. You always and Is Good to see you guys could do. I know I think that we should start by saying that. Billion I have known each other since nineteen ninety four right and we do member of ninety three actually. Oh December of ninety three we rehearsals and we're on forty second street. You know when it was still like feeding lots of dirty hose you pay someone to make leaving me and billy. So we did a revival of we did a revival of grease on Broadway in nineteen ninety four and That's when we met and it was all of our almost all of our first Broadway show right. It was not mind it was my third but now you done before that I was in the original cast of Miss Saigon And then I did. The original cast of five guys named Mile and that I came over to Greece. Okay good so we had a lot of fun. It was fun. Billy played the team Jon. He likes stopped the show every night. You imagine yeah crazy crazy. Production of grease type it into Youtube. You'll see psychedelic it was like yeah neon green the. I if I if I may I think that the director the producers were super high every night when they were deciding what to do. I don't think that's much of a secret. No no they were high when they put this concept together. They you have got to come up with that. I when you were already by thank you darling. I played Marty. And that's her son but when we recorded the cast album I remember. You came racing in 'cause you had this great you know you're sung stopped the show every night and you came bursting into the recording session. Because then when when you record a Broadway show soundtrack. I'm you know original cast album You do it with the full orchestra. Live so you along with the orchestra just as you would on stage every night and it's all live and you only get one or two takes so you kind of want it to be good so billy was concerned that his the old voce wasn't going to cooperate day and remember. Do you remember this. You has dropped on the way. You're in a panic because you didn't think that it was going to send your voice. Goes down good that day which it always does But you stopped and got an ice cone and for some reason. Ice CREAM CONE. Had like completely remedied. The situation and you are able to warble like a thrush Broadway. You know. It's the it's the you know. Like I like I like the grease I like the gunk that the milk creates you know it would have been some dream or a piece of fried chicken..
Los Angeles: NAACP Image Awards Held Tonight in Pasadena
"The fifty first annual and double ACP image awards are being handed out tonight at the Pasadena civic auditorium organizers say the music or the awards honor accomplishments of people of color in TV music literature and film Angela Bassett Billy Porter Lizzo Regina king and Tyler Perry are all up for entertainer of
"billy porter" Discussed on Feast of Fun
"It's Saturday it's sunny. I need to clean open for the window so you can hear the house out. Do people do that up here. In the North we do that. We have people coming in areas where there's a lot of dust and pollen gets trapped in the House and the House I sa- brave so especially in the south of my like my mother lives in Austin Texas and the Cedar. Fever is raging right now. Yeah and calls me on the phone? And she's like I think. Global warming is responsible for the rise in average INS in the south. Well be for sure. Yeah so I love how bill has. Just become you know he's such a fashion icon. And what I think is very interesting is to issue guys remember Manda Cohen. Who's been on this podcast? We nominated her to be on the reality TV show. What not to wear and they said she was one of the most top ten most difficult makeovers that they ever had. Oh and she actually went to school with billy porter. They were at the same university. They're in different schools but at the same university and she's like I would see him like walking across campus. I'd sit at parties and things like that and now they're both fashion icons of a different sort. That's for good one for bad. What school did they go to the school adult? Tell me what to wear. I I don't see what is mad at Billy Puerto but like I think billy. There's like an expectation billy. In my opinion this is his next big red carpet. He's just going to show up in a good Asu and everyone's GonNa be like it wasn't me like Leiden guy is amazing. Well that's the thing you know like the traditional man suit doesn't leave a lot of room for exploration and experimentation and I feel like there was there. Was this guy who had a do rag at the grammys we had the turban. Chang and then the long part of the rap was was like a wedding dress rain. Yeah which feels heavy. I feel like it. My head would just be pulling but he is. His suit was but I did like the idea of the turban thing. John Legend also a really nice gray suit on but like half of it was longer almost looked like a suit jacket with a kilt. Attached to it was a train porter. Not Bill God the Creator. I didn't know this but like he came dressed as a bellhop or whatever in a suitcase and in the suitcase was what he wore in his performance. I this is exciting. That I'm noticing. Is that like in terms of you know. Two Black Gay men are leading the pack. Yeah but for just African American fashion for for this you know pop culture aesthetic of just saying you know what suits are fine but we want to really shine and so we're going to just bring it all now and it's really. I think it's very exciting. And and it's also sorta showcases an illustrates. How far we have to go as gay men to try to embrace and understand that desire for attention that need for fashion and style and what those things mean for us and what role they have in our community and part of it is like when I read on Social Media Like Billy. Puertas trying too hard. I'm like what is the what is it. You think Billy Puertas job is what what is it that you think why. Why would you expect them to dress a creative eccentric outrageous? I never understood the whole this person's trying to are you don't know them they are. That's probably for Clayton. Probably hard for them by them. Trying too hard. It's hard for them to recognize what's happening there too much. And it's a way of saying too much for me and this with a lot of love and kindness and respect if you have a problem with billy porter way of looking or what he does. That's your problem. Not his Puerto is going to wear whatever he wants to and laugh all the way to the bank. He has a strong fan base. He's getting the gigs. He's cashing the checks. He's showing the people what they WANNA see. Yes and then. They're like overall like the men's fashion. There wasn't really was. Trevor Noah. Looked very nice. Whichever no always looks very abby right. He's so cute. There's I'm looking at it now Oroville Peck and he had the fringe. Mass thing on. I will say this pack was date. Oh okay dating. Kind of what he is. I will say that whoever this Orrville Reddin Bacher man is. He's a country singer from Canada and he always wears that mask boy. We have an idea of who actually is he. For whatever reason he's doing like that whole thing kind of like I'm GONNA hide my face. I like that I didn't like but there was. I'm trying to find. Oh the guy with a turban. Was pod four thousand album a lot. I spent a lot of time going. Who is that Harpo? Who is that woman? I don't know who these people are. I didn't know how old I had become. I don't know who ninety five percent of these people are but I'm trying to find him. There was one guy. Calot looked amazing. How like a red sue non with like a blue shirt. That was really nice but there was one guy up there is Sean Ross. Who Basically wore a trenchcoat? A the underneath was like a turtleneck and then boots all covered in pearls. Like this is something that you see. At the met gala that is a met gala suit As it also reminds me of like some type of disease thank yes it reminded me of. You knows mall. Pox cabbies put them in the back or they see that remind me of. I thought he looked amazing. But he's GonNa get overshadowed because no one knows who he is. But if you guys are listening to this and you want to see it you can go to the facebook group facebook dot com slash groups slash race the Fund. And you can see pictures of all. The outrageous red carpet looks may have a whole section called fashion off. The rails that celebrates The outrageous and wonderful things on fashioned. Yeah I feel like the guys were really going for fashion wise in every all the women were let me just be as classic as possible. Like Arianna gone. They look like one of those barbies on top Barbie cakes. Yeah the BIG O. Skirt even did she look like a Barbie cake. Kids Indiana barbeque which we actually made one on cookie. When Drag Queens James Mansfield Cake Nice Mark was the beauty.
"billy porter" Discussed on Feast of Fun
"The folks have been doing and offering over the fabulous queer fashion at the grammys from Little Nass Fuchsia. Ver- Sachi Cowboy Bondage. Get up to billy reporter's hat. The men on the red carpet brought the house down boots. But some are like in saying that. Queer man like billy porter or little. Nasdaq's are too thirsty for attention but isn't causing a commotion the whole point of walking the red carpet today comedian. Rachel Hall joins us to look at the wild fashion on the grammy's red carpet. Rachel just graduated from the Conservatory at Second City. Which has trained many of the world's funniest people plus aiming to boost diversity Mattel launches new Barbie dolls featuring vitiligo and hairless models. Powell Harry and Megan get on now that they're out of the family business. And what can the cuddle Hormone Oxytocin do for you? I am Fausto.
The 77th Annual Golden Globes to honor several LGBTQ-inclusive nominees in 2020
"Here now the nation's for the seventy seventh annual golden golden globe awards were announced and there were several of the B. two Q. and crear adjacent nods across film and television with rocket man paid and gory killing eve at the politician each scoring two or more nominations there are also several out actors who were nominated other nominations at celebrate LGBT Q. representation that lack of nominations for people of color and outstanding roles like is a diet and euphoria and rigidity keying in watchman art well that's notable any year rife with extraordinary films from when the directors the Hollywood foreign press association failed to nominate credit Kerr wing for little William little women Lulu way you for the fare well the rain ASCA Fauria for hustlers Cillian CO four portrait of a lady on fire and Merial Heller for or won't you be my neighbor still progress around LGBT Q. visibility deserves to be celebrated and the gay and lesbian alliance against defamation are glad pre is the recognition in a statement saying quote golden globe nominations for LGBT Q. inclusive films including rocket man portrait of a lady on fire and painted glory along with tell of the television series the politician and killing eve continue a tradition of recognizing extraordinary talents by the Hollywood foreign press association glad said director of entertainment media Jeremy black a black hello said quote well deserved nominations for several LGBT Q. roles as well as for out actors Billy Porter BT felt staying Ben Platt and Andrew Scott provide a reason to celebrate and reminder for how audiences and critics alike support and applied authentic RGB to Q. storytelling and here's just a brief review of of those folks that have and in receipt of nominations is according to the advocate here for the F. X. drama pose Billy Porter was nominated for best performance by an actor in a television series drama the gay actor appears as pray tell and the and the show which is made history with trans gender representation can't wait to see what he's gonna wear yeah right Ben Platt recognized for his role as Peyton Hobart in Netflix's the politician and nominated in the category of best performance by an actor in a television series comedy or musical Platt recently came out as gay and his character Peyton is durable as a bisexual lead in this Ryan Murphy produced series next and you Scott the hot priest in season two of Amazon's flea bag scored a nomination in the category of best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a series limited series or motion picture made for television Scott is gay this the show the politicians scored a nomination it best television series comedy or musical the series produced by Ryan Murphy centers on several LGBTQ characters vying for power in a wealthy high school in Santa Barbara California including a character played by a gay actor Ben Platt was received a golden globe not as we just mentioned flea bag that series received three nominations at the golden globes best television series comedy or musical best performance by an actress in a television series for Phoebe Waller bridge and best performance by an actor in a supporting role in the series for Andrew Scott as imagined in addition to prominently featuring Scott a gay actor as the hot priest the season Waller bridges series is funny and moving at a take on navigating life love and sex as a woman in her thirties next up killing eve the BBC America series about a killer Jody calmer and the woman she is infatuated with Sandra was nominated in the category of best television series drama I'll also mentioned that Jody Comber the who kills and killing eve ha ha the a she's got the nomination in the best performance by an actress in a television series drama for her role in killing a law for the show yeah for sure the second season really stood up sometimes you never know yes sometimes it is kind of a sophomore jinx that now is it but in this case the dazzling musical a biopic of Elton John's life a rocket man is up for best motion picture musical or comedy I got to see that Terron Iger ten an ally of the LGBT Q. community was nominated in best performance by an actor in a motion picture musical or comedy for rocket man and he gives life and voiced Elton John and this a claim role also Elton John alongside his writing partner Bernie to open received a nomination for the track I'm gonna Love Me again from rocket man in the yeah the school category you know music commissaries category right Gregor wings little women did the clearest and most feminist interpretation yet of the beloved story by Louisa may Alcott received nominations in two categories Best Original Score and best performance by an actress in a motion picture drama for a show is run ins Joe March Renee Zellweger was nominated in best performance by an actress in a motion picture drama for giving life to gay icon Judy Garland in the bio pic Judy Antonio Banderas is vying for best performance by an actor in a motion picture drama he was nominated for his lead role in pain and Gloria filled by Pedro Almodovar inspired by the gate directors life out actress Beatie felled Steen scored and not in the category of best performance by an actress in a motion picture musical or comedy she plays Molly and books marked the Olivia Wilde directed comedy about two friends one straight one lesbian who cut loose after prom glory as we mentioned previously the film directed by an inspired by the life of gay filmmaker Pedro Almodovar is nominated for Best Foreign Language Film portrait of a lady on fire silliness yamas beautiful film about two women who discover love and art in eighteenth century France was nominated in the category of Best Foreign Language Film and Jennifer Lopez as queer hearts a flutter as Ramona the stripper and hustler who took destiny Constance Wu under her wing and the fold of her fur coat the foreign press association was also moved giving her a nomination and best performance by an actress in a supporting role in any motion picture and Margot Robbie is a stand out and bombshell the film about sexual harassment at fox news that giving away spoilers he's a compelling reason for LGBTQ folks to watch it the foreign press association agreed honoring Robbie with the nomination and best performance by an actress in a supporting role in any motion picture so at least a couple categories here will get a half LGBT representation competing against itself wiles is kind of cool and its own right but yeah so congratulations to the many LGBT Q. nominations for this year's golden
"billy porter" Discussed on The New Yorker Radio Hour
"And we're for you. Did kinky boots fall in. That journey was doing. I was doing the revival of angels in America and they announced kinky boots. And I said and I'm going to win the Tony for that so I want to move into talking about pose because I love it and I know that when you auditioned for the part it didn't pray tell didn't really exist yet but you knew you really want to involved in some way I you know I came out in eighty five. We went straight to the front lines to fight for our lives and I'm was around for the ball culture. You know I was ball adjacent. I always say because you know I was doing a week so I I You know I went to the clubs balls like that but I you know Perez burn came out once again you can put It came out. I think it was ninety one and I just moved to New York and I was twenty one and once again it representations like we saw ourselves and And I got the script for the audition and it was for the dance teacher. WHO's played by Charlene woodard and I find this ain't depart? This ain't the part I want but I'm GonNa do this audition. I'm a nail into the wall and then I'll have a little conversation but the casting director. You know I have Tony now. I have a grammy now. So people listen a little bit so so I went in. I did the audition and you know. And that's when I learned of Ryan's brilliant decision to make all the ladies transgender and I thought well that's awesome now. Don't they need an adult male energy over there. Don't they need like a like a godfather they're going to need somebody and you know there hasn't been a lot of material for these Trans Actors and actresses to cut their teeth. You know to practice so like most of them are doing this for the first time. Aren't you going to need somebody over there to help be. I don't know just being example or you you know and Ryan Murphy felt that that was actually right and real and created pray. Tell me what happened. WanNa talk a little bit about fashion fast. Shaw in my mind you have changed. What a red carpet is? I think you have had more impact on the red carpet and the idea of the red carpet s theater and as a place to express in the last few years people have had in twenty years. Thank you thank you. So much I brought a slide show This is a big one. This is your your your Oskar couture. This is Christian Syrian custom for you. You want me to talk about it. So so what happened. Was You know I have to say I grew up in the at grew up in the black church. The black church is a fashion show. Every time you show you know black people my generation at least pre you know hip hip hop prison cheek. You know I'm first generation civil rights movement so we dressed up you know we wanted wanted to look good. We wanted to dress up. We weren't wearing our genes below are cracks. We wanted to you know we were. We were fast high fashion all the time and my grandmother her could sell and so she would so the Pepsi would get the patterns. So we got the vogue patterns and all of that stuff so we were always and my sister. Who's sitting right there? I didn't even really realize realize how. How much of a fashion family? We were until a couple of years ago when she found a photo album. And we started looking through things. And it's like my fashions are on point from here. You know the jumpsuit suits and the the you know the garage animals and the Ha you know the powder Blue Easter suit that you turn around and it's platter Latte wants reversible and I was like Oh always count attorney families so you know so it's to be in this position and also understand very very early on the. I always knew I wanted whatever career that I was going to have to be aligned with something fashion because I've just always loved game so that was the first one it got a lot of hits. Then I went to fashion week and it was my first fashion when I was the ambassador for the sea. FDA and the call came in to host the red carpet for the Oscars. And I had the whole idea because I thought you know it's about the gender conversation and I thought if if the shot starts here and it looks like I'm in a Tuxedo now. A regular Tuxedo. And then we pull out and it's her gag and now I Outed no I have to say I knew it would cause a star. I did know that it was GONNA be ferment. For my life. You know be a Oh a oh before Oscar after-oscar like I didn't I really didn't know that it was going to have that kind of impact the impact you. Oh you just talked about like how I've changed something. I didn't do it for that. I really didn't do it for that. I really was focused. On what would be the most authentic version of me showing up to the Oscars for my very first time. And that's what it is. Where are you keeping your emmy? I'm right now. L. is right in my living room on my little table. We have a show. I have a shelf. I have these really Special round rounded frosted plexiglass shelves for the Grammy. And for the Tony. Now we just ordered one for me. So it'll be on the ball soon. And maybe be an Oscar in your future. Maybe let's let's name it and claim it come on. Come off I'm ready for you You have so many other things coming up. Do you WanNa talk about some of the things movie coming out with a tiffany. Haddish Rose Byrne and Selma Hayek and January. Call Michael Boss. I am going to be playing the fairy godmother and the new Cinderella Opposite Cabello. You know I'm making a new album that's GONNA come out next year of rb pop soul inspirational dance kind of music cleaning to dance. We need to dance. I am directing it up a soda pose. I have a play that I directed that just debuted mutant Boston that we're bringing into New York and I'm going to be the first male on the cover of magazine the anything that's still scares you about moving forward and becoming bigger and bigger you. The thing not scares me but the complicated thing about it is. I am a person who has of the people and I don't want to have to be a recluse because I can't go shopping at whole foods from my own like I don't WanNa be that that's an interesting thing for instance. I'm a big old gay club. Boy You know I am and you know. We were on vacation in P. Town and it was bear week and we're at the club it barely. You know I know the bears huddy and I got all my you know. I don't have no clothes on and we're dancing and you know people are actually you know people have dropped the recreational mollies and you know they want to come take pictures of me. I'm like bitch. I'm on the same thing as you're all all over the Internet looking like a goal leave me alone. Let me give my party on so big that you can't enjoy bear week. I'm trying to figure out how to navigate the and it's a new thing. I was in Paris during block thing this past week. I'm what two hundred feet down the psalms as a and was surrounded by eight black Queens in about three minutes I was it was like okay. Okay this is what it is. No complaints no complaints. Please understand just what is the. How do we navigate through? Do that with grace with Grayson love. You know because it's just been coming so fast this year that I I haven't haven't had a chance to breathe at all so I just you know I'm getting used to this new rhythm and hopefully I'll be able to get a handle on it well l.. I want to thank everybody for coming. But especially the fabulous in the multi-talented billy porter. He talked with Rachel sign. Who writes a column on on and off the avenue and you can find her work at New Yorker Dot Com? I'm David Remnant. Thanks for listening. If you're looking for something else to listen to on this long long long weekend I'm going to have to recommend the catch and kill podcast. With the New Yorkers Ronan Farrow check it out please join us next week on the New Yorker Radio Radio The New Yorker Radio Hour is a co production of WNYC studios and the New Yorker. Our theme music was composed and performed by Merrill garbage. A tune yards with additional music by Alexis Corato. This episode was produced by Alex Berenson. Emily Ave CORREO RIYAN and corby. KAREN FROMM IT Calia David Krosno Caroline Lester Louis Mitchell. Michelle Moses Stephen Valentino with help from Morgan flannery Alison macadam among Faye Chen. And Emily Man. The New Yorker Radio Hour is supported in part by the Torino Endowment Fund..
Billy Porter makes history with Emmy win
"Game of thrones is officially over the epoch TV series capped off its run Sunday night I by winning its Fourth Emmy for best drama series over eight seasons game of thrones one fifty nine emmys. There was an upset in the best comedy category gory where the Amazon Series fleabag took the prize for best comedy and its star Phoebe Waller Bridge also took acting and writing honors post are billy porter made history becoming the first openly gay black man to win the lead actor in a drama series. Emmy that I'm so overjoyed to have lived long enough to see this day. James Baldwin said took many years vomiting up all the filth that I have been taught about myself and halfway believed before I could walk around this earth like I had the right to be here. I have the right you have the right. Thanks to the KADEMI for voting for us because we love you for that and speaking of voting and love go and register to Vo go to vote register and all those the show itself suffered from terrible writing there were a few noteworthy acceptance
Phoebe Waller-Bridge surprised by acting win
"Billy Porter became the first openly gay black man to win an Emmy as best lead actor in a drama Sunday any marked the moment by quoting another history making gay black man noted author and activist James Baldwin James Baldwin said took many years of vomiting up all the filth that I have been talked about myself and halfway believed before I could walk around this earth like I had the right to be here Porter speech was a powerful moment and any telecast filled with a few expected wins and lots of surprises in particular Phoebe Waller bridge creator star in writer of Amazon prime videos comedy flea bag stepped on stage three times for wins is best writer in a comedy Best Actress in a comedy and when the show won as best comedy series Waller bridge competed against TV veterans like Julia Louis Dreyfus whose one seven times as best comedy actress seemed a bit stunned herself by the third win this is getting ridiculous. is a one woman show in Edinburgh Festival and the journey he's been absolutely despite a finale season they drew criticism from some fans game of thrones one as best drama series star Peter Dinklage earned a historic fourth Emmy as best Supporting Actor in a drama the only actor from game of thrones to win on Sunday night another expected when was Alex Borstein who earned her second Emmy in a row as best supporting actress in a comedy for her work on Amazon's the marvelous Mrs Maisel she gave it may have been the speech of the night recalling her grandmother who was a Holocaust survivor my grandmother turned to a guard she was in line to be shot into a pit and she said what happens if I step out of line and he said I don't have the heart to shoot you but somebody will and she stepped out of line and for that I am here and for that my children are here so step out of line ladies.
Billy Porter is 1st openly gay man to win Emmy for best actor in a drama
"And Billy Porter became the first openly gay man to win an Emmy Award for Best Actor in a drama series for his role in pose Porter won the Emmy on Sunday night as a first time nominee for playing the character pray tell on the FX drama
Billy Porter Makes History as First Openly Gay Man to Win Emmy for Outstanding Actor in Drama Series
"The seventy first primetime Emmy awards were handed out Sunday night in Hollywood one heavily favored a television drama took home the award was expected to but the acting categories offered some surprises NPR's Glenn Weldon has more the eighth and final season of HBO's game of thrones was the odd. on favorite to win outstanding drama and when it did for the fourth time in a row history was made when Billy Porter won the Emmy for lead actor in a drama series Porter who stars in the FX series pose is the first openly gay man to be nominated in the category in his rousing acceptance speech he spoke the power of art we have the artists are the people that get to change the molecular structure of the hearts and minds of the people who live on this planet please don't ever stop doing that lead actress in a drama series went to Jodie calmer who plays the assassin villanelle on the BBC America series killing
Billy Porter, Phoebe Waller-Bridge reap Emmy honors
"Three the last of the Emmy awards handed out in downtown LA let's take you backstage live with can extend seventies Margaret Carrero the night's biggest prize going for outstanding drama series of course to HBO's game of thrones for its final season it was also quite the night tonight for the British comedy flea bag it took home the Emmy for outstanding comedy series four Emmys overall including for the star and creator of the show Phoebe Waller bridge she won the Emmy for writing as well as lead actors we saw Billy Porter when the Emmy for lead actor in a drama for posed as well as Jason Bateman picking up his first Emmy for directing a drama that is for Ozark initial killing eve took home the Emmy for lead actress Jodie calmer she beat out her costar Sandra the two of them hugging as calmer walks to the stage reporting live backstage at the primetime Emmys Margaret Carrero can extend seventy
Taylor Swift, Jesse Tyler Ferguson And Ellen Degeneres discussed on AP 24 Hour News
"Singer, Taylor swift has lined up several celebrities for her new music video as AP music, correspondent merges are a letter reports. It's for her new song you need to calm down. Ellen Degeneres, Laverne, Cox rupaul and the cast of queer eye. I'll make appearances in the video. So do Ryan Reynolds. Billy porter toddrick hall, Hayley Kiyoko. Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Adam Rippon. All these liberties support gay rights and swift herself has recently announced her support for the equality act longtime swift fans might notice something else significant the video ends was swift hugging singer. Katy Perry, they'd been feuding for years, but made up last year swift is dressed as French fries and Peri as a hamburger. Martiniere
"billy porter" Discussed on Awards Chatter
"Let's pretend there's someone listening to this who hasn't yet seen a show, and we know that a large percentage of people out there. Maybe don't fully get the trans community yet, which the show deals with. In a way that no other show ever has. You know, there's the various stigmas that have existed since the period chronicled in the show and long before that all these folks are mentally ill or the different questions. Like, I've heard people say like some of these folks can barely in in the characters in the show can barely make ends meet. And yet they're somehow spending money to have these outfits for the ballrooms. What is how are they doing this? Why are they doing this? There's a lot of misinformation and bigotry, and whatever that's out there. Why should someone who's skeptical? Take the time to see the show. And what did you learn as somebody who had not necessarily ever been around as many trans people before learned from working up close with them any? I think what we the power. We have as artists is the space to transform hearts and minds right to reach into somebody's soul and go see me on a basic emotional level. Not on paper, not through your fear. But standing right in front of me looking at me as living breathing person. And here my soul. That's what this show does. And it requires a human being on the other side of the dialogue. We're not speaking to people who don't wanna be human beings. We're reaching out to the people who have a human instinct in fat of them period, the end, there's no need for acceptance. There's no need for tolerance. Those things are no longer of consequence to any of us. That's not the conversation. We're having any. More the conversation is we are human beings, and we demand respect for our humanity. That is just as valid as everybody else's on this planet. You don't have to understand me. I don't have to understand you. But I will always respect you as a human being. And I demand sang with that said the show offers a space for those who want to be human to peer into something that they may not have known. Understood and go oh shit. These people are Hume, right? Human beings. Not things on pieces of paper, not pictures of you know, to scare people for voting one way or there you'd have trans bathroom, whatever. It's like that's not. That's not what any of this is about right? And I love that it presents these people choose life in the most horrific of circumstances. That's an example that the world should live by we choose life. Anyway, we choose life. That's the first thing. The second thing is family. It's not a coincidence. That people are calling, you know character mother or it's a family show. It's a family show and everybody on the planet needs to understand that all families are valid and they're all different. And they're all valid and the same dynamics and the same kind of love in the same kind of support system comes in all different forms. That's what we get to do this show, and it's gorgeous. No, I think it's one level. It's just a great show on another level. It's making a difference which not too many shows can say but last question we now know what the future of the show looks like because it's been picked up for a second season is exciting. What does the future for Billy porter? Look like, this is sort of introduce you to whole different group of people knew about our you from either or other things you got probably more attention on us ker night. Then all the other days before that combine. So what do you make of it all where where's the Senate? Now, I'm first of all I have to say I'm so glad that I'm almost fifty. I'm fifty this year. I'm so glad it's happening now because I've been in this business for thirty years. And I just feel like I'm ready, right? I feel like I'm ready..