With Josh Varozza as host, ‘Breaking Beauty’ celebrates people who love the pores and skin they’re in
Let’s rewind to 2016. Sure, this was the 12 months Trump would begin his first — and solely — time period as president, however this was additionally the 12 months that Josh Varozza was launched to our lives. The title doesn’t sound acquainted? Then perhaps images of Varozza will:
That’s proper, Varozza was one in all many dudes who would participate within the ever-trendy dudeoir photoshoots. Though, we’d argue his was one of the best one. (Yes, even higher than award-winning photographer Masika Allan’s dudeoir shoots). I imply, simply have a look at the way in which Varozza sensually pours that bucket of water onto his overalled self. And the way in which he licks his sugar-coated finger? Get TF outta right here. Now, we’d’ve thought this was the final we’d hear — nay, see — of Varozza, however, boy, have been we flawed. In truth, Varozza is again and extra inspiring than ever along with his new present, Breaking Beauty.
“I never thought something as silly and fun as the dudeoir calendar would give me this kind of opportunity to meet beautiful people who have unique passions like mine — to be comfortable in your own skin,” Varozza tells Scary Mommy of securing his personal TV present. The first individual he referred to as when he was supplied the once-in-a-lifetime alternative? “My wife, Tami, of course! Then my mom and dad.”
Launching Nov. 19 on Crackle Plus, Breaking Beauty is a seven-part collection that follows the viral sensation-turned-TV-show-host as he travels the nation and redefines the which means of magnificence.
Varozza shot over a four-month interval, from October 2019 by way of January of this 12 months, and met up with folks of all ages, backgrounds, and professions in cities corresponding to New Orleans, New York City, San Diego, Minneapolis, and extra. But whereas the characters might change from episode to episode, the message of Breaking Beauty stays the identical.
“My hope is for viewers to watch Breaking Beauty and be motivated to become more accepting and inclusive,” Varozza says. “You should never judge someone by what they look like and what they do, but rather by the passion they bring to what they love, no matter what it is. It’s what makes them special on the inside.”
According to the emailed launch, the collection breaks down boundaries of standard magnificence and celebrates people who love the pores and skin they’re in — and we will’t consider a greater host for it than Varozza.
“I really hope that this show not only brings people to the couch to see beauty in a whole new way, but also encourage people to try new things, step out of there box and be the person they really want to be,” Varozza stresses. “I just want everyone to watch this show to meet new people that are having so much fun, just being who they want to be!”
One of probably the most challenges moments of filming the present, Varozza remembers, was on the Big Apple Circus, the place he tried his hand on the Wheel of Death, in addition to rode horses and tried hand-to-hand acrobatics.
“It was also tough working out with John Turk, a famous fitness model and the real Mortal Combat character in the video games,” Varozza provides. “He kicked my butt!”
The most rewarding, most memorable second he had whereas filming, nevertheless, was whereas on stage on the House of Blues. There, a crowd of greater than 500 folks watched him strip down as a burlesque dancer.
“It was impactful being out with Santa Larry in Minneapolis and at the Mall of America just seeing so many beautiful families looking for holiday happiness — and me, with Santa, making them all smile,” Varozza provides. “Being an elf was awesome.”
According to Crackle Plus President Philippe Guelton, the corporate was “thrilled” so as to add Breaking Beauty to their ever-growing slate of authentic programming.
“Josh Varozza’s fun and inspiring series breaks down conventional beauty in a way that will uplift our audience with positivity, hope and laughter,” Guelton says in a ready assertion.
In the tip, Varozza hopes audiences will embrace one crucial message: “Be different, be beautiful, be you. That’s Breaking Beauty.”
Breaking Beauty premieres Nov. 19 on Crackle Plus, out there on its web site, in addition to Amazon FireTV, RokuTV, Apple TV, PS4, XBoxOne, and extra.