The second season of all-gay cabler Logo's The A List: New York returns on July 25 with actor-model Reichen Lehmkuhl in tow.

Lehmkuhl condescendingly dismissed the all-gay spinoff of Bravo's The Real Housewives of Atlanta before the first season aired.

I wouldn't do a show about being kept or keeping anyone, or would Rodiney,” he sneered in response to a posting reporting that he and current beau Rodiney Santiago had joined the cast of the docu-reality series.

After the first season aired, Lehmkuhl suggested he wouldn't return for a second season.

I don't know,” he to told gay weekly PrideSource. “I think that there are definitely some regrets.”

Had I known it was going to be so negative,” he said of premiering his song Up to the Sky on the show, “I wouldn't have done any of that on camera. I would've kept it as a very private part of my life and just released a song on my own, because now a lot of people won't even download the song. They're judging it based on what they saw on the TV show.”

Lehmkuhl and former partner Chip Arndt won CBS's Amazing Race in 2003. He also appeared in all-gay cabler here!'s supernatural drama Dante's Cove.

Joining the original cast this season is Nyasha Zimucha, a former beauty queen, recording artist and CEO of Embrace Your Hair, a hair and wig accessories company.

Nyasha is out to prove the A-List is far from a 'boys only' club,” Logo said in a statement. “You can be sure she'll school the boys on a thing or two as she stops at nothing to make it big.”