InstaHunk Round-Up: Weekend Edition

Wishing everyone a happy and safe holiday weekend as the U.S. celebrates its birth.

Checking in with some of our favorite Instagram accounts, we begin with Las Vegas entertainer Davide Zongoli (above) who sent his July 4th greetings from the desert.

Next, David Torres shared the spirit of the Independence Day in his own unique way:

International supermodel Tyson Beckford and his summer body was all snatched up in orange at the pool:

ABC News journalist Gio Benitez and hubby Tommy Didario found some red and blue for an Independence Day pic:

Joel Green checked out his progress and we were just happy to be along for the ride:

Hunter Harden shared his favorite red, white and blue outfit:

HawaiiMuscleBear was ready for the weekend:

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Writer in Red spent Friday night freeing the fur:

Fitness guy Ramses Principe is “living not wishing” at the Éteka Slow Beach in Colombia:

Max Emerson got pumped up on his new patio:

Nyle DiMarco did what he does best:

Matthew Camp was being a #hornylittledevil. By the way, when visiting Camp’s Instagram account, make sure you read the hashtags… 😉

Thanks to Instinct writer Corey Andrew for this live clip of Spiderman in action in NYC:

Antonio (aka fitnesspapi_) struck a pose:

Ignacio Pérez Rey got all kissy face with blogger Pepê Oliveira:

Jett Hallum hung up his gas station uniform:

Steve_in_LA with his guy Tobi is a definite smile-maker:

If you haven’t been to Palace South Beach – what are you waiting for?

InstaHunk Round-Up: Weekend Edition

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Checking in the Hunks of Insta this weekend.

Brandon Osorio (above) got romantical with his boo: “Call Me by Your Name, but more Jewish and a little Cuban.”

Woofy Joe Blizzard got some Sunday morning puppy love:

International supermodel Tyson Beckford was pensive as he reflected for a moment:

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Reflecting on Life #tysonbeckford #blackexcellence

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BJ Gruber is living large in Hollywood:

NYC-based trainer Johan Esbjornsson was giving piggyback rides on the beach:

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4 days countdown bebe!

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Dan Amboyer headed home to Michigan for the weekend:

The bears headed to Palm Springs for the annual International Bear Convergence:

Andrew Serkin was all aglow as he took in Celine Dion’s Courage tour:

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Courage. World tour.

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Rodiney Santiago shows you what 38 looks like as he celebrates his b-day:

It was a good day for fitness guy Dan Tai who finally found jeans to fit his 17 inch calves and 28 inch quads:

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Today is a good day. I found jeans that fit! And by the way… I wasn’t paid to say this 😅 I am sure you guys remember me asking everyone for recommendations for clothing companies that provide stretchy jeans. I searched up a lot but after speaking to @barbellappareleurope i knew I had to try their jeans. And you know what… MY LEGS FITTED! With 17 inch calves, 28 inch quads and a waist to match, I find jeans PRETTY challenging😅 Especially since my legs are short, I can’t remember the last time I had jeans that I felt comfy in. But with these bad boys, I can run, squat and all sorts! I’ve basically worn them all weekend🙈 I know a lot of you wanted to know my results so here you go! @barbellappareleurope and @barbellapparel for US.

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I think this one speaks for itself, amiright?

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Favorite sport…ever! #collegewrestling

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InstaHunk Round-Up: Weekend Edition

Wilson Cruz (via Instagram)

Checking in with the men of Insta:

Wilson Cruz (above) spent his New Year’s celebration in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and came out the other side as a well-rested human (below). #LoveSomePV

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A well rested human. Thank you PV. 🥰

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David Hernandez enjoyed a glass of bubbly at sunset in Puerto Vallarta as well:

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❤️

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Rodiney Santiago met a new friend inspiring him to share his thoughts on being vegetarian:

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“When I see bacon, I see a pig, I see a little friend, and that’s why I can’t eat it. Part of me becoming a vegetarian was due the fact I would look at my burger, then look at dogs, and I wouldn’t see any difference and would suddenly question myself on why dogs have rights and others animals like pigs don’t. What’s the difference? A year ago I personally choose not to eat them anymore because I educated myself on factory farming and animal cruelty, and I suddenly realized that what was on my plate were living beings with feelings. I just couldn’t disconnect myself from the truth for that moment forward in my life. Our rationality does not make us superior to the beings that dwell here on earth, it is in fact, the other way around, we are responsible for all the imbalances that occur here. Once you understand and educate your senses you realize that all animals are here in the planet with us not for us ! 🌱 🐷🐮🐔🦢🐑🐏 🐶🐱❤️#vegetarian #exuma #pigbeach #exumabahamas #bahamas #loveanimals #loveanimalsdonteatthem #peta #animalrights #awakening #awake #awakenedsoul

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Tyson Beckford flexed for the New Year:

Gus Kenworthy ignored the camera as he gazed pensively at the horizon in Tahiti:

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Me (feat. feet) 👣🐆🐾👙

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Aaron Kodak admired Phi Phi Island from a distance but no one seems to see any island in this photo:

Someone was playing sportsball somewhere:

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Caption this!

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Wes Dupee found a cute new look for his last weekend in LA:

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Something cute for my last weekend in LA 💙

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Dan Tai says there are three kinds of trunks in this photo. I personally don’t see any luggage whatsoever:

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There are 3 kinds of trunks in this photo…

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In case you’re wondering – no, I never saw anyone just stroll down the street in Beverly Hills looking like Ignacio Pérez Rey when I lived there:

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California dreamin’

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And speaking of Beverly Hills, Emmy Award winner Billy Porter shares his first lewk of the awards season, which he calls ‘Handmaids Tale Realness:’

Memorial Day Flashback: BBQ With Mariah Carey, Olivia Newton-John & Tyson Beckford

Michael (L) with the fab Mariah Carey and me (R)

I originally posted this in 2015, but as I thinking about Memorial Days past, this was one for the books:

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So picture this: I’m laying on the couch having just taken a Vicodin for the tooth ache that simply will not go away.

(Regular readers know I’ve had not the best week with a tooth ache that wouldn’t quit and since it was a long holiday weekend my dentist’s office was closed. So I was medicating as best I could LOL.)

Hubby Michael comes in and asks “How are you??” As the pain meds are kicking in I stay positive and say “I’m ok.” I’m not really, but I’m going for the “think positive” thing here.

He repeats, “No, how ARE you? We just got invited to an impromptu Memorial Day BBQ at Mariah Carey’s house. Olivia Newton-John and Tyson Beckford are going too. Can you make it?”

At this point I”m pretty sure my hearing is on the fritz, too, as I thought I heard him say we’re invited to Mariah Carey’s house for a party???

And yes, that is what happened.

Thankfully, Vicodin isn’t the strongest thing in the world.

You don’t pass up an invite like this. I get up, shower, put my best “casual chic/going to Mariah Carey’s house” kind of outfit and off we go.

I’d never met Mariah but she was a doll. She and Tyson are old friends; and she and Olivia have sung together before.

I had a great time, was uber-impressed with the gorgeous house she’s renting during her Vegas residency at Caesars Colosseum. Of course, like every party, we all congregated in the outdoor kitchen, chatting and eating burgers. You know, your every day “I’m at a party with international superstars each in their own right” kind of party.

Very cool way to end Tyson’s headlining gig with the Chippendales as he was selling out just about every night. Olivia is now back in town at the Flamingo Las Vegas as her residency resumes. And we’ll be seeing Mariah back at Caesars Colosseum in July.

When I wake up from my Vicodin induced sleep, I’m going to have the best dream to tell Michael.

Check the pics of shiny happy people below.

(L-R) Kristen Makhathini, Mariah Carey, Tyson Beckford, Olivia Newton-John & Michael Caprio
I was clearly doing a bar run for the group at this time 🙂

MIchael, Mariah, Olivia and me

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Reunited in Vegas! Love you Olivia Newton John!! #HopelesslyDevotedToYou
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InstaHunk Round-Up: Weekend Edition

Travis Wall at world famous Bondi Beach

Checking on what my favorite InstaHunks have been up to this week.

Dancer/choreographer Travis Wall (So You Think You Can Dance) is living his best Speedo life on Bondi Beach in Australia (above).

Supermodel Tyson Beckford was giving you full-on 80s ‘Physical’ realness.

This was Dancing with the Stars hunk Derek Hough’s idea of ‘super chill’ on a Friday night.

Madonna’s latest duet partner, Latin pop star Maluma, says “good morning” like this, and I ain’t mad.

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30-year-old entrepreneur Francesco Lo Moro likes things in black and white every now and then.

‘Tree man’ Danny Jones is playing a game of “Who wore it better?”

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Thailand hunk Dan Tai is concerned about a tiny flick of hair on the back of his head. I have other ‘concerns’ 🙂

And Taxfighter in Hamburg, Germany, demonstrates how to really wear Andrew Christian underwear.

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Trans model Laith Ashley makes me grateful for black and white photography.

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And Rodiney Santiago is has found paradise.

Tyson Beckford Rocks The House At Chippendales In Las Vegas

Tyson Beckford at Chippendales in Las Vegas (Photos: Denise Truscello)

International super model, fashion icon and actor, Tyson Beckford, returned to the Chippendales stage in Las Vegas for an unprecedented fourth engagement this weekend as the male revue’s celebrity guest host.

After breaking box office records during his three previous appearances, Beckford returned to the award-winning #1 male revue with a sexy red carpet appearance and opening night performance and celebration on Saturday, September 29 2018, at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.

“This cast is my extended family,” says Beckford. “There’s not a time I’m in Vegas, even when I’m not doing the show, that I don’t come by to see the guys, my brothers. From the first day I walked into this theatre I’ve felt at home and being back really feels like I never left. And to perform for 300-400 people every night is such a great confidence booster.”

A gala opening reception was held at the Flirt Lounge inside the Chippendales Theatre Complex at the Rio and featured Beckford and the cast of Chippendales mingling and taking photographs with partygoers who were enjoying signature cocktails.

“We are thrilled to bring Tyson back,” says Kevin Denberg, Managing Partner, Chippendales. “Our audiences have grown accustomed to Tyson; his star-power, charisma and sex appeal are the perfect compliment to our already sexually charged show.”

The critics agree that the original male super-model was the one the audiences wanted.

After his debut with the Chippendales in 2015, the Las Vegas Sun raved, “Fans of Beckford will not leave the show disappointed, as he not only flexes his buff bod throughout the adult male revue, but also bares his backside in a solo act with a female member of the audience…Beckford fits like a glove in Chippendales.”

Other celebrities who have stepped into the Chippendales spotlight include Dancing with the Stars and America’s Next Top Model champ, Nyle DiMarco, everyone’s favorite childhood crush Beverly Hills 90210 star Ian Ziering, and Dancing with the Stars Mirror Ball Champion Tony Dovolani.

Tyson Beckford in Chippendales

The Chippendales have recently revamped their show with new numbers, music, and high-flying acrobatics. The already sexy production is now amped to hot and heavy heights with the return of Beckford.

The dynamic lighting and musical staging is on point and the signature strip style, combined with edgy dance moves and pop music, make Chippendales an audience and critic’s pick!

And yes, men are always welcome at Chippendales 🙂

Beckford’s limited engagement runs through November 3, 2018 (Thursday through Saturday performances).

Tyson Beckford Heads Back To Chippendales Due To Popular Demand

Tyson Beckford, the king of Las Vegas, returns to the Chippendales due to popular demand

A “Tyson Takeover” will keep the Las Vegas summer heat scorching through the Fall as Chippendales® announces the return of international supermodel, fashion icon and actor, Tyson Beckford as celebrity guest host.

After breaking box office records during his previous engagements, Beckford returns to the award-winning male revue at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino for six weeks only, Sept. 27 through Nov. 3, 2018 (Thursday through Saturday performances).

“We are thrilled to bring Tyson back,” says Kevin Denberg, Managing Partner, Chippendales. “Our audiences have grown accustomed to Tyson; his star-power, charisma and sex appeal are the perfect compliment to our already sexually charged show.”

“This last year has been amazing with some new television and film projects but, being asked back to join my brothers at Chippendales on stage is always an honor,” said Beckford. “I love Vegas and the cast and any chance I have to perform for live audiences is always a guaranteed good time – I can’t wait to put on those cuffs and collars again.”

In reviewing the supermodel’s star turn with the men of Chippendales, the Las Vegas Sun wrote, “Fans of Beckford will not leave the show disappointed, as he not only flexes his buff bod throughout the adult male revue, but also bares his backside in a solo act with a female member of the audience…Beckford fits like a glove in Chippendales.”

Chippendales, the original male revue, recently celebrated its 39th anniversary as a brand, and its 16th year headlining in Las Vegas at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.

And yes, men are always welcome at Chippendales.

A “Tyson Takeover” will keep the Las Vegas summer heat scorching through the Fall as Chippendales® announces the return of international supermodel, fashion icon and actor, Tyson Beckford as celebrity guest host.
Tyson Beckford is heading back to Las Vegas by popular demand

Previous celebrity guest hosts featured in the Las Vegas production include ‘sexually fluid’ Dancing with the Stars and America’s Next Top Model champ Nyle DiMarco, Beverly Hills 90210 and Sharknado star Ian Ziering, Dancing with the Stars Mirror Ball winner Tony Dovolani, and openly gay celebrity blogger Perez Hilton, among others.

It’s worth noting that Beckford’s return dates with the Chippendales takes place at the same time as Las Vegas’s Pride celebration, October 19-21.

This year’s special guest star at LV Pride is none other than RuPaul’s Drag Race star, Bianca Del Rio.

So plan a trip to Las Vegas this fall and make it a sizzling hot weekend with Beckford and Bianca.

Here’s just a taste of what audiences will get to see when Beckford takes to the Chippendales stage this fall.

And just some of the men of Chippendales:

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News Round-Up: February 26, 2018

Tyson Beckford

Some news items you might have missed:

• Supermodel Tyson Beckford does “slow Monday” a whole lot better than I do.

• Australia’s new Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack once warned “sordid homosexuals” could wipe out humanity. He says he’s grown since those statements, but has he?

• Openly bisexual high school senior at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, Emma González, who has become one of the most prominent voices calling for gun control legislation, has amassed over a million Twitter followers since the gun massacre. It’s worth noting the NRA only has 588K Twitter followers.

• The U.S. Supreme Court let stand a decision by the Arizona Supreme Court that recognized a woman as the legal parent of a child she and her same-sex spouse conceived through assisted reproduction.

• Donald Trump wants his longtime personal pilot John Dunkin to run the multi-billion dollar Federal Aviation Administration.

• Check out director Jake Wilson’s “boy version” of Hayley Kiyoko’s latest single, “Curious.” Featuring dancer/model Donald Romain and blond bear actor Tyler Kimball, the video flips the lesbian script of the original video and gives us serious gay party flirtation.

I’m bouncing to the track, and the two men are woofilicous 🙂

Instagram Round-Up: Labor Day Weekend

A round-up of what my much-cooler-than-I friends are up to on Instagram this weekend:

Pop/rock star Richard Marx closed out his successful 3 week residency at the Flamingo Las Vegas:

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Tony Award winner Betty Buckley performed at 54 Below in NYC with Michael Feinstein:

Out singer/songwriters Matt Zarley and Jeb Havens announced a multi-week run in Puerto Vallarta titled, “Works of Heart:”

Tyson Beckford prepares for his final (for now) performances with the world-famous Chippendales in Las Vegas:

Nashville super-gays Joe Wooley and Jim Schmidt have been sharing awesome pics of Amsterdam:

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Ruby Lewis, star of Las Vegas’ “Baz” takes an extra bow as she looks to her day off:

News Round-Up: June 14, 2017

Tyson Beckford

Some news items you might have missed:

• International super model (and current celebrity host at Chippendales in Las Vegas) Tyson Beckford covers Vegas Magazine

• Fox News is dropping it’s woefully inaccurate slogan, “Fair & Balanced.” #AboutTime

• New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has broken the record for the worst approval rating (only 15% approval) for any governor in any state surveyed by Quinnipiac University in more than 20 years.

• Terrific article by Matt Baume about the emergence, history and evolution of Queer Proms over the past 20 years. #GreatRead

• Investigators have found evidence of attempted Russian cyber-hacking by in 39 states’ voting software and data.

• Check out Raúl Castillo, before his Looking role on HBO, in the short film 2012 Kiss Me where he played Kid Vargas, a boxer with a secret.