Get ready to cruise down Santa Monica Boulevard because MTV is taking you to West Hollywood.
Today (Jan. 5), the new home of RuPaul's Drag Race announced another series to add to your Friday night viewing party: The Real Friends of WeHo — a new docuseries taking you inside the world of Hollywood's gay power players. Think of it as a mix between The Real Housewives and The A-List.
The new preview introduces you to the fab friends we will be following: Celebrity stylist (and Canada's Drag Race judge) Brad Goreski, choreographer and singer Todrick Hall, actor Curtis Hamilton, CEO of Buttah Skincare Dorión Renaud, TV host and business owner Jaymes Vaughan, and digital entrepreneur Joey Zauzig.
"If you like the Wives, don't miss these new house guys," says the trailer, which shows how it's not all fun in the L.A. sun, with Hall commenting on his recent "scandals": "Yeah, I've been involved in a few of those. I'm just gonna let people know my truth," he says in a confessional as headlines appear on the screen.
The Real Friends of WeHo is from MTV and Truly Original, the production company behind other hit reality series like The Real Housewives of Atlanta, The Real Housewives of Potomac, Summer House, and more.
The Real Friends of WeHo premieres Friday, Jan. 20 at 9pm ET following an all-new episode of RuPaul's Drag Race (Untucked will air at 10pm following The Real Friends of WeHo premiere). Scroll through below to find out more about the cast with photos and bios courtesy of MTV.
Goreski continues to be one of Hollywood’s most coveted and highly desired stylists working with a bevy of actresses and high end clientele. Married to famed television comedy writer and Instagram sensation Gary Janetti, Brad is ready to step out of his comfort zone and embrace new possibilities in his life.
Hall is a multi-hyphenate who has worked alongside some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry including: Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, and RuPaul. He has performed to sold-out crowds on three international tours, appeared on a dozen television shows, starred in five Broadway musicals and amassed millions of followers on multiple platforms, including 900 million views on YouTube.
Hamilton is a highly celebrated film and television actor known for his roles in projects such as Surviving Compton, Charming The Hearts of Men, The Kings of Napa, and Insecure. Having only recently come out to his family and a close circle of friends, he continues to navigate his role both in Hollywood as a prominent actor onscreen as well as where he fits within the LA LGBTQ+ community.
Renaud is the CEO of Buttah, one of the top Black owned skincare companies in the world. The owner and head of his own company at only 34 years-old, he’s ready to take Buttah to new lucrative heights with a massive nationwide launch in department stores and a high stakes advertising winter campaign that will allow himself and his company to go to the next level.
Vaughan is an entertainment news host who recently stepped away from his television career to launch OUTbound, a global LGBTQ+ Cruise company. He recently married actor Jonathan Bennett, and the two run OUTbound together. Jaymes is considering a return to his career as a host while also continuing to juggle his responsibilities with OUTbound.
Zauzig is a successful social media influencer and entrepreneur. Deemed by Good Morning America in 2022 as the internet’s best friend, he’s celebrated for his outgoing personality and messages of positivity. Joey has continued to use his digital platforms as a space for humor, common sense advice, and confidence building.