Things have gotten pretty real pretty quickly this season on The New Celebrity Apprentice. We've already had a Twitter feud (we see you, Boy George and Jon Lovitz), and we also got to see Carson Kressley sans clothes with our very own eyes (we'll get to that later). So, it's been a pretty action-packed season to say the least. And, you can bet the former Queer Eye for the Straight Guy stylist enjoyed every moment of it — especially the time he spent hanging with Kyle Richards while filming.
"I did get to know Kyle really well on The Apprentice and what they don't show you on the show is that you're together for like twelve hours a day," he told The Daily Dish. "You're going through hair and makeup in the morning. You're riding in a van together. You don't see that we were ordering furniture and ordering sandwiches and working with the hotel and getting the models and printing up t-shirts and budgeting all of it and using their weird Celebrity Apprentice cell phones. So you spend a lot of time with a person and you get to know them really well. And Kyle and I are just really simpatico. I think she's so great on the show because she's like the voice of reason and she's normal and she's a mom and she likes to have a cocktail or two. She's a fun person that you would want to be friends with."
But, that doesn't mean everyone was getting along on set. The beef that Jon and Boy George recently brought to Twitter is really, truly based in some real-life dislike they have for one another. "Jon Lovitz, who I adore by the way, was on Saturday Night Live and he has an old-school sense of humor and he's genius and brilliant and funny — and Boy George just does not get it and thinks that Jerry Bruckheimer is the only thing funny [about Jon]. That's his dog, by the way. He thinks that Jerry Bruckheimer III is the only thing funny about Jon Lovitz. So that was their on-going feud and the bickering was real. They did not like each other."
Carson, with Jon Lovitz
Which brings us to why Carson decided to go shirtless on the show. You see, he was willing to do anything to raise awareness and money for his cause, the True Colors Fund, which he's competing for on the show.
"The Celebrity Apprentice is all about raising a lot of money for your favorite charities," he said, "and I've been working with the True Colors Fund since Cyndi Lauper founded it when she did Celebrity Apprentice. It is a charity that was born of that show and in the last 8 years we've done amazing things to change legislation to make sure that homeless LGBT youth get the same treatment at centers, that they're not turned away."
Check out Carson when he recently stopped by Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, below.