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Karamo Brown returns to Instagram after calling Sean Spicer ‘a good guy’

Queer Eye‘s Karamo Brown has returned to Twitter with a feel-good video following a two-week absence in response to fan backlash for him praising lying liar and former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer as “a good guy” and “really sweet.”

Brown and Spicer are both contestants on the 28th season of questionably named Dancing with the Stars, and after praising Spicer, many people pointed out that Spicer’s lies and gaslighting helped provide cover to Trump’s Islamophobic Muslim ban, his racist claims that three to five million people voted illegally in the November 2016 election and Trump’s paranoid fantasy that Obama wiretapped his offices. Spicer uttered these and oh so many other lies while serving Trump.

Related: Queer Eye’s Bobby Berk tweets then deletes support for Karamo Brown following Sean Spicer comments

After receiving blowback for his praise, Brown originally started blocking his critics on Twitter before temporarily leaving the platform.

But now, in an Instagram post (below), Brown makes some intense duckface and half-heartedly sings along to the Maren Morris song “Girl.” The accompanying caption reads:

So… some of you may know I deleted my other social media pages and took a long break from posting on ig because I been in a bad state of mind. My kids/family & I were being threatened by strangers… People who I thought supported & loved me turned their backs on me… saying I was a traitor, a horrible person, delusional and treating me really bad… but as I walk into my first dance rehearsal for @dancingabc No More Tears and No More Holding My Head Low! Im playing my favorite/pick me up song from @marenmorris … taking a deep breath and reminding myself #EverythingsGonnaBeOkay ??? #ImBack

Yeah, needlessly praising a huge liar is bad, but not merely as heinous as threatening someone’s kids and family. How terrible!

Here’s Brown’s Instagram post:

Spicer stood up for Brown, stating:

“He and I had a really fun talk — not about politics, just about getting to know each other and how excited we are about that opportunity. That’s kind of been his trademark. He has tried to foster a more positive dialogue and he did it again and it was really great, but I felt bad because he was trying to be a good person. … He was obviously doing the right and good thing and he has the best intentions. We need more people like him as opposed to fewer. It was a shame that people were so nasty to him.”

Whatever. The show premieres Sept. 16, 2019.

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