The men of Logo’s Fire Island are more than just robots designed to travel back-and-forth between the gym and the beach. They’re also humans. With emotions. And, as revealed in TVLine’s exclusive clip from this week’s episode, backstories!
Tonight’s installment (8/7c) finds the guys gathering in the kitchen to share their coming out stories, and it quickly becomes a competition to see who had it the hardest growing up.
“I went to NYU and I never had sex with anyone,” reveals Justin Russo — not to be confused with the Wizards of Waverly Place character of the same name — thinking he’s got this competition in the bag. “I came out at, like, 23/24.”
That’s when Jorge Bustillos chimes in: “I grew up in a third-world country in which being gay was a big mistake. And then, of course, I had to fake it all the time. I had to be with girls I thought I liked, but I didn’t. … It wasn’t easy at all.”
And then someone drops… the M-Bomb. Hit PLAY on the clip below to find out what I’m talking about, then drop a comment with your thoughts on Fire Island.
Yea. Its still a bad stereotypical representation of gay men. Not many that age would be able to afford a house.
We all don’t look like that
We all don’t party like that
We all don’t live in NYC or California
Same with all the rest of the situational reality genre. Heck, I live in NYC and most of the LGBT community I interact with doesn’t act like this. Even these guys aren’t like this 24/7. People watching this know they were cast to play characters on a party island vacation.
The first episode showed Pines Party, which happened in late July. Given that the season ends in early September, how many episodes could they possibly have filmed of this thing?