You may know Candis Cayne as a voice of reason on E!’s I Am Cait, or if you’re gay and lived in New York City, or frequented Barracuda anytime within the past 15 years — but the iconic trans performer getting back to acting next week on an all-new episode of NBC’s medical drama Heartbeat.
In the episode, titled “Permanent Glitter,” she plays Ava, a trans woman diagnosed with breast cancer. When Dr. Alex Panttiere (Melissa George) recommends an aggressive treatment to save her life, Ava learns that the body she spent a lifetime transitioning into will never be the same.
“The storyline explores the hardships that all cancer patients must face – fear of death and the unknown, and the sometimes crippling uncertainty of what the future holds,” NBC says in a press statement.
“And through the character of Ava, we learn that it’s not a breast, or a scar, or our appearance that defines us, but our inner strength and courage.”
Good for NBC for offering a different perspective in healthcare! Make sure to check out Candis Cayne on Heartbeat, May 4 at 8/7c on NBC.
“You know, I had to kiss a lot of boys on that show. And we were rehearsing, and the very first day of rehearsal, he shoved his tongue all the way down to my heart.”
“I was just like, ‘Whoa!’ He goes, ‘Yeah, yeah.” “He was like, ‘That’s it, I’m in.’ I was like, ‘You know, this is comedy. We don’t really go that deep.’ And every time he went for it.”
Debra Messing on her co-star Jeremy Piven from the Will & Grace days.
I’ve definitely come across psychotic drag queens. And I’ve definitely come across ones who have thought they were witches. I’ve seen ones that reveal their tuck, but what about revealing their psychic abilities?
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Sometime-musician and full-time drama lovin’, Twitter-beef-for-free-PR-instigater, Azealia Banks stormed off stage at ListenOutFestival 2013 in Melbourne this week when an overzealous fan tossed a can towards the stage, nearly hitting Azealia. Check out her reaction after the jump!
When your worst publicity is your own PR people — it’s time to part ways!
ID PR‘s Bryna Rifkin decided to unleash the holier-than-thou vibes on a reporter who was requesting an interview with actress Marion Cotillard on the red carpet at TIFF this past month. She forgot one key PR rule — always be nice to the press!
What would Kelly Cutrone say?! Check out the video after the jump: