B. Scott To Host New After Show For Hit Series ‘Twenties’
Written by BET on March 10, 2021
It’s time to affix the final word celebration that’s celebrating the LGBTQ+ neighborhood!
Twenties The After Present will probably be hosted and govt produced by B. Scott, who will present candid commentary and well-rounded insights into among the characters’ mishaps and successes, an official BET press launch states.
An esteemed roster of Black LGBTQ+ voices may even make particular visitor appearances for the after-show episodes.
Scott who makes use of (they/them pronouns) will lead the dialog throughout the half-hour sequence. Subjects will contact on key themes explored throughout every week’s episode of the Twenties, a GLAAD Media Award-nominated sequence from the creator, author, and govt producer, Lena Waithe.
B. Scott penned some ideas about their BET announcement for GLAAD, posted here:
“If I’m being trustworthy, I’ve by no means actually been into utilizing labels to explain myself as a result of I already know who I’m. However because the world round me has grown and expanded its vocabulary, I perceive how essential it may be to make use of labels as a method of seeing ourselves, increasing our worlds, and discovering neighborhood,” B. Scott says. “The generations of people that discover themselves mirrored in my picture or just have gotten to know me over time, I really feel compelled to say this: I’m a trans non-binary particular person and I exploit them/they pronouns. My gender id, who I’m on the within, doesn’t match the binary labels of “man” or “girl.”
They’ve additionally made groundbreaking historical past in changing into the primary trans and non-binary particular person to ever govt produce a present at BET.
“I’m proud to make historical past as the primary trans non-binary particular person to host and govt produce a present at BET. I’m in a spot of forgiveness and I’m honored to assist flip the web page on the previous and be part of the community’s transfer towards a extra inclusive future for everybody. Thanks Scott Mills, Lena Waithe, and Rishi Rajani for making this historic second occur,” mentioned B. Scott.
The after present additionally marks B. Scott’s return to BET, which has been eight years within the making. In 2012, the multi media maven grew to become the primary trans non-binary particular person to seem on BET’s 106 and Park and decide the ‘Rip the Runway’ competitors. The next 12 months, B. Scott grew to become the primary trans non-binary particular person to host the Type Stage Purple Carpet on the BET Awards in Los Angeles.
They inform BET that their love for running a blog finally became them founding lovebscott.com in 2007 earlier than beginning a profitable YouTube channel.
“I’ve been pondering loads currently about my journey in media. It’s been marked by excessive highs and the bottom of lows, and but I’m nonetheless right here,” B.Scott continues. “I’ve realized loads in my time, concerning the media trade, Hollywood and working a enterprise. However most of all, I’ve realized a lot about myself.”
(Picture by: D’Andre Michael and BET)