Out Olympian Gus Kenworthy will serve
as Colton Underwood's “gay guide” in an upcoming Netflix reality
Variety broke the news on the
same day that Underwood, a former bachelor on ABC's The Bachelor,
announced that he's gay.
star Colton Underwood comes out gay.)
The series is described as “focusing
on Underwood living his life publicly as a gay man.”
“[A]n insider tells Variety
that Olympian Gus Kenworthy will appear in the series, acting as a
guide, of sorts, for Underwood,” Variety wrote.
The outlet added that the project is
already in production.
“Underwood's identity as an athlete
and gay man is said to be a theme in the new Netflix show,” Variety
Kenworthy, a 29-year-old freestyle
skier, came out on the cover of ESPN Magazine following his
silver medal win at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
celebrities, including Billy Eichner, Dan Levy, react to Colton
Underwood's coming out.)