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01/26/2013 11:04 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

‘The Avenue' Star Gregory Gorgeous: Trapped In The YouTube Closet?

What’s not to like about a man who calls himself Gregory Gorgeous?

The androgynous 20-year-old Canadian, who really is quite pretty, has racked up 47 million YouTube views and 345,000 followers with kitschy makeup and fashion tutorials, product reviews, and stream-of-consciousness rants. For the past year, he’s been the star of "The Avenue," a gossipy YouTube-distributed reality show in which a group of young fashion upstarts party, bicker, and reconcile with the predictable and soothing undulations of a generation reared on "The Hills." Picture Whitney Port in Toronto, with a smaller budget and a looser grasp on reality. Oh, and the protagonist in the sequin dress is actually a boy.

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