Cast Blog: #BRADWORLD

Family Fun

Brad Takes Dubai!

Sheer Terror with Coco Rocha

Beth Chose Function Over Fashion

Mandy's Big Surprise

Rashida's Geek Chic Style

Styling Petra, Scolding Thomas

The Monique Lhuillier Meltdown

A Nice Day for a Not Wedding

This is Love!

Perfect Ten

Low and Slow

A Real Gem

Giggle Fest

Abs Fab

A Gay Fellini Film

Why So Serious?

The More Male Models the Merrier

Watch Your Language

Family Matters

Like a Boss

So Tacky

Toned Down

Of Love and Lasagna

Freedom

Sex Sells

In the 'Details'

Cry on My Shoulder

The Secret to Success

Sartorial Showoff

Ch-Ch-Changes

Family Fun

Gary was glad the family dinner went so well (aside from the blackout cake drama).

I really liked this episode. There was so much going on, and I'm always so interested to see the stuff with Brad that I'm not there for. I think it was really brave of Brad to open himself up so much this week and show himself to be so vulnerable and disclose something so private and painful. I'm sure it wasn't easy for him, and I was very moved watching him talk about his past to Mickey. I found myself feeling so grateful that we are in each other's lives. Can't wait till the book comes out!

And I loved the stuff where my family finally meets Brad's mom and sister. I'm very close with my family and love them very much, so it was really important for me that they have a good experience while filming. We both appreciated that it was a lot to ask of both our families to meet each other after all this time (weird, I know!) on camera. But everyone got the celebratory spirit with which we were approaching this, and it ended up being so much more special that it kind of did make it worth the wait.

I knew my mom and Debby would hit it off and was so glad to see their conversation in my parents' kitchen. We had so much fun and both moms have stayed in touch since that day, which makes me very happy. And I was totally right about the dates of everything discussed on the show and usually always am right about that stuff as I have a great memory.

Aaaand I have no idea what was going through my mother's mind when she said she had never heard of a chocolate blackout cake!!! We used to have them all the time throughout my childhood, it's like a big New York thing. People, please back me up on this and tell me you have heard of a blackout cake! My sister, Maria, DID back my up that day. And I strangely did write a spoof of "Gone with the Wind" for my FIFTH (not second!) grade class, which was so insanely gay that I can't believe that didn't count as my coming out!

I loved all the stuff with our families so much, they were all so amazing agreeing to participate in this show when really, all told, we are a pretty private group. And I'm so happy we did it. Blackout cake and all.

It's been fun for me watching some of the smaller moments with Brad, like talking about slapping bow ties on him as an old man or what the dress code for our party will be. I'd forgotten those conversations had even taken place, and it was nice to revisit them because I feel it shows us as we really usually are (some will like it, some will not, as I'm learning), just kind of joking around with each other and hanging out. It's super easy and Brad's just the best, it's as simple as that.And I was glad to see Lindsay arriving in this episode (she really was that late!), because I just love her.

Thanks so much for watching! I think next week we have a fight. Ugh.

Best,

Gary

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Sheer Terror with Coco Rocha

Brad dishes on his minor panic attack during Coco's fitting.

Let me start off by saying I love my new house so much! We have now been living in it for almost six months, and every day I pinch myself to see if it is real. I have been busy decorating with the help of our friend and interior designer, Sal Messina. The house is really starting to take shape and we are so happy here! Penelope especially!



I have been a big fan of Coco Rocha’s for many, many years. I have seen her walk in runway shows, pose like no other in photo shoots, and naturally follow her every move on Twitter and Instagram. When I got the call the she needed some help selecting her look for the premiere of her TV show The Face, I pretty much jumped up and down. I wanted her to have THE best choices to choose from, and I kid you not, when we were pulling we couldn't believe how many things were sheer, but we thought that would be right up Coco's alley. Boy was I wrong! I usually have a good gauge for what people are going to love, so when she said she didn't wear anything sheer, I almost passed out. One thing I have learned in this industry is that you cannot be part of the problem, you have to be part of the solution. So I presented all of the options that I thought were the strongest and went from there. We ended up finding options not only for her premiere, but also for press appearances.She stunned on the night of the premiere! It was a really amazing red carpet moment! Not to mention I have been doing A, E, I, O, U since we filmed in November, and it has changed my life! It was an absolute honor working with Coco. I adore her!


As if that wasn't enough excitement for this gay Canadian boy, I got a call from Noot Seear who is also Canadian, also a top model, and also an actress. She has launched an amazing line of headphones called FRENDS! They are fashion meeting function at its finest! She wanted the shoot to look high fashion, but also look like her, so it was a fine balance to match all of those things together. I wanted to show different styles to reflect the different types of women who would be wearing the headphones, so we had the bohemian girl, the indie girl, glamour girl, rocker girl, and girlie girl. It’s so fun to work with new clients and see their reaction to what you have pulled for them and want to see them in. Noot was so incredibly happy with the job we did, and the shots turned out AMAZING! It was a pleasure working with her and I wish her tons of success with her headphones!So much Canadian love! Can you handle it?

On next week’s episode of Brad World, we go to Dubai! It's NEXT LEVEL!

xx