Creator of ’Insanity’ Workout DVDs Comes Out on Twitter
Any insomniac awake at 3 am who is watching workout infomercials has seen the ads for the workout DVDs called "Insanity," which feature buff sweaty people with zero percent body fat doing enough pushups to lift a cannon and jogging toward Mars.
The most prominent of all the workout dudes in the seemingly endless come-on is the creator of the program, which bills itself as "the hardest workout put on DVD," Shaun Thompson, a/k/a Shaun T., has come out of the closet by informing the world that he tied the knot with his boyfriend Scott Blocker.
The fitness guru didn’t make a public statement, come out in a gay publication or a special interview, however. He did it - how else? - by tweeting the news. Gawker reports that he retweeted a photo taken at the wedding.
"The two most amazing people in the entire world so happy for you both @Blokker1 @shaunTfitness," Alex Coloreo, the guest who took the photo, wrote in his original tweet. Thompson’s tweet also included a link to the photo on her Instagram account.
Shaun T. tweeted the news also to friend Marcia Cuff, who posted a picture of Blokker at the wedding. "@PlainCrepes the hubby and the BFF! #love!" he wrote.
"No public address, no product tie-in, no developing of a special power jump that can only be performed with the help from another dude - just a guy who had a great day with the guy he loves, and let the world know by hitting a button," Gawker writes.