Hunky writer/actor/Gus Kenworthy’s boyfriend Matt Wilkas stars in a new music video that has us questioning our own lives.
In Natti Vogel’s video for “Brown Rice,” Wilkas is one of those gay guys you probably follow on Instagram. It’s a kind of funny/extremely depressing look at the basic life of a basic gay.
DANCERS! 💃 🎼 💜 Auditions are TOMORROW, Jan 16th, 4-5:30 for Brown Rice, a music video about gay loneliness and body obsession featuring contemporary dancing sauna boys. If interested, sign ups begin at Mark Morris Dance Group (3 Lafayette Ave, BK) at 3:30pm, or email your reel to he legendary wunderkind Eamon Foley [email protected] for an appointment. See you there! Ps this song drops SATURDAY as part of #servingbody get ready
Waking up with a frown, he puts on a fake smize for a morning selfie before doing a bump of cocaine. The he washes down his PrEP with some red wine before creating some sponsored posts with the underwear that just came in the mail. The rest of the day is filled with pot smoking, gym going, and anonymous chemsex.
Although it appears to be a tragic look at the emptiness associated with the often-shallow facets of gay culture, it’s beautifully done. One choreographed number in a gay bar seems to represent the usual song and dance of gay social gatherings. It’s a magical musical satire of gay culture.
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Vogel’s lyrics fit seamlessly with the overwhelming feeling of doubt the video portrays. His somber vocals give it a classic piano bar vibe, reminiscent of Freddie Mercury.