While many of us make a concerted effort to keep up with the political news cycle, viral star Randy Rainbow has made it his full-time job. Rainbow yes, that is his birth name spends much of his time researching the news for his web series, where he takes Broadway show tunes and popular songs and transforms them into scathing political satire, usually roasting President Donald Trump. Randy Rainbow spoke with Billboard about his deep love for Broadway, how he keeps up with the modern news cycle, and the one time he felt truly starstruck. It's been almost 10 years since you first got started on YouTube.
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Oksana who? Gay blogger Randy Rainbow reaps the rewards of an abusive fantasy relationship with Mel Gibson in his latest YouTube satire. The year-old New York City—based blogger explains how he turned a public scandal into a YouTube sensation. Randy Rainbow: So great! But seriously, folks. But yes, I figured that with all of his anti-Semitic and homophobic rants, it would be a perfect shit storm for old Mel to be portrayed as the gay boyfriend of a nelly Jew like me.
Randy Rainbow parodies Donald Trump as "A Very Stable Genius"
Try to imagine the kind of person whose career has skyrocketed since the appearance of Donald Trump on the political scene, and a gay show tunes singer might not be the first to spring to mind. Randy Rainbow was my real name, believe it or not! It could have gone another way, and I could have been a straight accountant. But there was really no choice for me. I have a musical theater background, so I started on the stage.