Real World‘s Chet Shows How ‘Straight’ Guys Can Be Just as Vain


The Real World: Brooklyn‘s resident heterosexual Mormon, Chet Cannon, is unbelievably into himself. He flaunts his flamboyant style, then mops up the attention both gay men and straight women give him. But now he’s taking it one step further: He is, Chet proclaims, a “gay man’s wet dream.” Really?

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  • Sebbe

    Oh Chet – you may be “big bill’s” 350 lb. wet dream, but you so aren’t mine honey.

    And I’m not so sure that guys or girls are into Chet.

    He’s on about minute 4 of his 5 mins of fame.

    He does have some have some good qualities and does surprise me sometimes in his attitudes and opinions, but I’m also suspicious that it everything is all part of his “act and show”.

    Has ANYONE from the RW gone on to do anything significant after?

  • Bruno

    He lost me at “heterosexual Mormon.”

  • Sebbe

    @ConservativeRepublican – I’m always up for getting really pissed off. LOL. The choice of where to BOLD the text to “guide” the reader is especially choice.

    I like to believe that things like this may bring in some donations, “so they can be as vocal as we” as they say, but does just as much to alter (soften?) the views of those people who are on the fence and don’t feel like this issue personally affects them.

  • ChicagoJimmy

    Anyone who refers to himself in the 3rd person is a tool. Also, there is a difference between staring at someone who is interesting or attractive and gawking at someone who looks like an ass.

  • tavdy79

    Video not available outside the US. Bugger.

  • Sebbe

    “In 10 years, 10 generations of voting children of today will be voting adults and because they have been taught to believe that disagreeing with homosexuality is discrimination, they will vote to remove amendment 3”

    Well they are right about that, but, I’m confused, I know that they reproduce young and often, but how is 10 “generations” produced in 10 years? Am I missing something? Does the definition of generation change when you reproduce with relatives?

    Also they say they need to be as “outspoken” and as “STRAIGHTFORWARD” as we are? Is that a complement? Straightforward?

  • Sebbe

    @tavdy79 – that’s bullshit, fuck MTV, you have to see this. Someone can download, convert and upload to youtube, I’m mobile at the moment or I would for you.

    Oh, btw – The piratebay trial started today in Stockholm.

  • Sebbe

    @tavdy – Please take this lightheartedly, but the cutoff for using the word “bugger” is for those born in 78′ LOL. Just kiddin with ja.

  • Darth Paul


  • blake

    Doesn’t Chet look similar to 80% of the guys featured in Queerty’s “Morning Goods” posts? He’s young, white, blond, blue-eyed, plucked, tweezed, and fit with a perfectly cut hairstyle.

  • ChristopherM

    Ummmm…no. I like grown-ups without Abercrombie circa 2003 hair who know how to think for themselves instead of following some idiotic church like a zombie. But thanks for playing.

  • Sebbe

    @blake – hey not all of us young, white, blond, blue-eyed boyz are bad you know? That part you can’t control.

    Your personality…totally different story.

  • Sebbe

    @Christopher – his hair his horrible and here it even looks better (slightly) than often on the show.

  • amazingpenis

    Oh god. He’s disgusting. I would not touch that with a ten foot barge pole.

  • JT

    I think he’s the “gay guys wet dream” because he’ll go down on them in a microsecond. Girl has purses flying out of her mouth when she speaks.

  • tarheel1023

    This man is pathetic.

    Narcissistic 4 sure.

    Mayb one day he will realize that nobody has to bow down to him.
    He’s not even that cute.

  • hardmannyc

    People say outrageous things on reality shows to get blogs like this to write about them and pay attention them. It seems to work.

  • Charles J. Mueller


    One of the bloggers had this to say about the false claim about a so-called Declaration of War on the heterosexual community.

    “The most amazing part to me was their claim to have the dreaded gay declaration of war from the congressional record, with such gems as:

    “Tremble, hetero swine, when we appear before you without our masks.”

    Which, after a little googling, is easily found to be from an 1987 editorial attempt at Swiftian satire from a now-defunct Boston gay paper–-one that’s making fun of the paranoia of these sorts of folks.”

    This would be tantamount to taking a tongue-in-cheek comment from The Onion or SNL out of context and then claiming that it is the God’s honest truth. It is a gross distortion of fact and smacks of unfairly defaming a minority group.

    Is that legal?

  • petted

    I like how he adds girls almost as an afterthought there – Chet’s more of one of those fixer-up-er projects there may be potential but you’d have a lot of work ahead of you not to mention the entrenched in-laws. In point of fact when he say’s he was just thinking about notice how he turns his head away from the camera for about 5 seconds, this is longer then any other eyes away from camera shot for Chet, and he doesn’t look up again until after he says girls just saying he seems more preoccupied with guys’ reactions then he does with the girls which you wouldn’t expect from your typical straight guy. There are some other bits open to interpretation but I don’t really follow this show so I could be miss-reading him – he might be just an attention seeker.

  • Sebbe

    The mother actually seems more at ease with his queerness than he is. Sisters too, brother – well he didn’t really talk. The mother’s biggest concern was that if he was going to wear mascara that he not take hers. LOL

    When she finds out that JD is gay, her reaction is, “oh, that’s why he is sooo nice”!!!! hahaha She then proceeds to ask JD to take care of and watch out for Chet with the assumption (on my part) that she meant at the gay bars. I don’t know that she approved of his clothing, but I don’t either so….

  • petted

    @Charles J. Mueller: Possibly defamation of character though in Utah I doubt it’d get anywhere.

  • Mattrdesign

    The fact that he believes is God/gods and ancient superstition is enough of a turn off that no matter how handsome he is I would never want to touch him.

  • Sebbe

    @matt – I tend to think its even worse since his superstitions are modern being Mormon (well comparatively speaking time wise).

  • Tonytigger

    sad to say but he is right. most gays i know would pounce on chet in a second and not even be concerned that he’s a douche. funny, that most guys on here are going off on chet, but if i were a betting man i would say that it would be totally different if they met chet one on one and could score with him. you see it all the times out at the gym, bars, clubs, etc. most gays don’t care about the substance of a guy, but just his style.

  • hephaestion

    He’s not this gay man’s wet dream, and it’s a tad freaky that he thinks he is. But it’s nice that he isn’t homophobic, especially since he’s Mormon. Maybe he can tell the Mormon chiefs to quit trying to destroy our lives.

  • Mattbydesign

    @Tonytigger – I pride myself on my commitment to having a conversation with a potential partner. I do care about substance, which I know is not a concern of many of my peers. I have just as many one-night-stands as any other semi-promiscuous gay guy, but at least I knew something about them, like their hobbies, favorite food, what they do for a living, etc.

  • mike

    Come on……………
    He says at the end …………..
    ” I was out there to support and to raise money for AIDS and it was a good cause, it really was….”
    He deserves our gratitude, not our ridicule

  • matt (the other other one)


  • matt (the other other one)

    I completely agree.

  • The Gay Numbers

    He’s an unattractive guy. I am a shallow guy. I don’t care if he’s superficial. The problem is not that. It’s that he’s not attractive at all. Am I missing something here?

  • Sebbe

    Yeah like I said, he’s not a stereotypical Mormon and is actually a very open (and curious) person from what we’ve seen on the show. I have a love hate relationship with Chet. He’s a total fame whore, but I mean, he’s on the real world, so ……….

    We as a community have to be careful to not make judgments and use stereotypes instantly just like we hope they do not as well. IMO he has so far proven himself.

    As previously discussed in another post. When JD came home drunk and ranting about the “immigrant” girl not speaking English well enough. It was Chet who was the first to and quite aggressively defended her and other immigrants to JD the gay son of immigrants?

  • Sebbe

    As far as i am concerned, while it may not be for me, if these younger mormons of my generation turn out to be open and accepting (more so) then what do I care if they wear magic undies and stay celibate way past a healthy age.

  • Rob

    “Darling outfit” and “wet dream” are mutually exclusive concepts.

  • Charles J. Mueller


    I would tend to agree with you. Thanks for sharing your thoughts on it.

  • blake


    Dirt bag, I didn’t say there was anything wrong with white guys.

    You, on the other hand, inferred the worst because that’s what you needed to believe.

  • Sebbe

    @Blake – I didn’t mean to infer that in the slightest, especially racially. Forgive me, us blonds are used to ridicule and often to sensitive to the topic. I actually was joking, but maybe it is you who needs to take a look in the mirror in regards to sensitivity.

    Maybe you just misinterpreted what I wrote. In any case, cheers.

  • Sebbe

    @Blake – btw – kewl name

  • Sebbe

    I didn’t mean YOUR personality, I meant, one’s personality and specifically in regards to Chet. I can see the confusion now that I re-read what I wrote.

  • Mattrdesign

    @Sebbe Re:#33

    The problem with young, liberal religious folk is that they turn into old, conservative religious folk. I have seen much of it in friends and family; they feel that their clocks are ticking and they need to repent their ways before time runs out. It’s like a mid-life crisis, except without the sports cars and leggy blonds.

  • Atagahi

    Gay men have wet dreams? He must be Mormon and straight to think that.

  • michael

    Having lived in Nashville Tennessee he reminds me of all the “pussy boys” who you would see in gay bars on the weekends but were trying to make it in the contemporary christian music industry. They usually were very vanilla, had zero sexuality (because they spent there entire lives trying to kill it) but there was a “white bred” narcisism about them all. A lot of them also went for that industry because they did not have the
    rough, manly thing going for them. Chet is definitely one of those boys. He would be like fucking a girl, all soft, perfumey and the only thing he would do is lay there like a wet rag, with his ankles behind is ears, of course.

  • Ass Man

    I’d screw him and then call him a cab to the airport.


    he has an ugly face.

  • getreal

    @Mattrdesign: Oh bs stop judging all christians (hundreds of millions of people) by the worst of our number I bet you think all blacks are lazy and all polish people are stupid too. Douche.

  • tavdy79

    On a purely physical level (I still haven’t seen the video) the only reasons I’d shag him is to enjoy the look or self-disgust on his face when he realises that taking it up the ass is actually, you know, fun – there’s nothing so hot as watching a bottom really enjoying you. The pleasure of saying “thanks, but no thanks” when he comes back begging for more would be kinda enjoyable too.

    (and believe me, he’d beg)

    @Mattrdesign: Middle-age is when broadness of the mind and narrowness of the waist change places.

  • Mister C


  • Mattrdesign


    I never made any sort of racial connotation did I? Hmm, I must have been hypno-typing again.

    Are all Christians like that? No, but most religious belief follows a common pathology, regardless of faith or denomination. Increasing age tends to bring about increasing devotion, and that rarely bodes well for gay folk.

    BTW, nice slippery slope you have going there, Since I find religious belief to be lacking crucial substance, I must also think that other races are some how lacking too. Nice one, you should do it for a living. Word to the wise, I am an atheist, not a racist.

    BTW part 2, I am Polish, thanks for stereotyping me, douche.


  • Adam

    What a douche. I like him less and less as this season goes on

  • michael

    She, excuse me, “he” is definitely nothing special, rather plain looking in that Hitler Youth sorta way. He probably masturbates to photo’s of the Back Street Boys.

  • Alan down in Florida

    I don’t know about the gay guys or straight girls that are into him but he certainly in way too into himself. Give him some KY and a cum towel and send him away.

  • vernonvanderbilt

    Honestly, he’s not really attractive at all. He has beady eyes, his lips are too thin, it looks like his nose is lopsided, his hairstyle is entirely too common…I could go on, but then I’d be revealing that I’m shallow.

    I have to say, though, that there’s something about his being a Mormon that would make having a sexual encounter with him worth it. I have a thing about consorting with the enemy. Maybe I’m the one that’s got issues. All I can say is that the only people who reliably throw off my gaydar are young, hardcore christians. I think a lot of them are gayer than we are.

  • watcher

    He is SO in the closet…

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