Portia De Rossi once again nails it.
ANT colony runs wild on thecheappop
By Jon Chattman
MARCH 2008 — It’d be easy to label comedian ANT as a “gay comedian” simply because he’s openly gay, but he can’t be pigeon holed into that category. Similarly, it’d be easy to assume he’s a liberal because he’s gay, but that’s not exactly true either. Lastly, one might assume that because he’s a Scientologist, he’s waiting for some UFO to save him or he’s an avid collector of all things Battlefield Earth. Wrong again.
One thing that is true, however, about ANT is that he’s quick-witted and extremely (and effortlessly) funny. He’s also versatile. Earlier this month, he returned for his sixth season as host of VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club. Aside from that series, he’s appeared regularly on Last Comic Standing, he’s a frequent guest on a variety of shows from The Tonight Show to Best Week Ever, and runs his own highly successful blog The ANT Colony on NBC.com. Come April, he’ll also be a contestant on Celebricadabra, a VH1 reality magic series that has nothing to do with Siegfried or Roy.
Thecheappop.com recently spoke with ANT about everything from Greek and Jewish guilt to Gary Busey’s brain functioning to Tom Cruise jumping on a couch. Oh, and obviously, what we can expect from Fit Club season six. The series’ sixth season kicked off on March 13 with a new format – pitting returning players Willie Aames, Tina Yothers, Toccara Jones and Saved By the Bell baddie Dustin Diamond against “newbies” Sommore, Happy Days’ Erin Moran, AJ Benza, and American Idol season one co-host Brian Dunkleman.
Judges Dr. Ian Smith, trainer Harvey Walden IV, and Psychotherapist Stacy Kaiser all return, and ANT says to expect the unexpected this season. Continue reading →