Toshio Meronek

Reichen Lehmkuhl Sings to End DADT

Filed By Toshio Meronek | November 24, 2010 8:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Entertainment, Entertainment, Entertainment, Media
Tags: Don't Ask Don't Tell, Logo, Reichen Lehmkuhl, The A-List: New York

Art can change the world, but I'm not prepared to put Reichen Lehmkuhl's new Don't Ask, Don't Tell protest song, "Up to the Sky," in the "world-changing" category. Or the "art" one.

The former Air Force officer, Lance Bass-dater, and Amazing Race winner wrote, played guitar on, and did the vocals for the ballad, which was depicted in all its cringeworthiness Monday night on his Logo reality show The A-List: New York.

So, yeah. The single isn't going to be the final nail in DADT's flag-draped coffin, which is just as well since I'm with Mattilda, Lady Bunny, and tons of other queers on the issue. Nice try, though.

"Up to the Sky" is out on iTunes in December.

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Yeah, he's never going to hit the top 20 with that one, that's for sure. And "art" is a little over-the-top for it too. LOL

But I think his heart is in the right place on this.

Somebody gave this turkey media-whore a reality show? Who is the genius who made that decision?

I thought it was a felony to watch the 'A List'.

Should be! If "The A-List" were a body of water, at its deepest point the only part of you that would get wet is the soles of your feet. It is just that shallow.

Someone needs to have some balls to tell him, "Reichen, you are NOT, in any way, shape or form, a SINGER!! Go back to being a celebriNOT and what you do best, modeling."

Reichen can't write a song and he can't sing, but I appreciate the effort. However, he has a young, hot Brazilian boyfriend. You go girl.