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Queer Eye’s Karamo Brown calls out sending of ‘inappropriate’ pics as he calls modern dating ‘a mess’

"Please keep it respectful" says the TV star, who recently split from his fiance.

By Jamie Tabberer

Karamo Brown has opened up about his return to the world of dating, while admitting he’s not a fan of thristy photos as a substitute for ‘hello’.

He has a point.

The Queer Eye star announced he had split from his fiance Ian Jordan last month.

Speaking to Us Weekly, the culture expert said: “Let me tell you something: what I’ve learned right now — and I tweeted this the other day — is that dating is a mess.”

Can we help, KB?

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The 39-year-old explained: “Not to be crude or anything, [but] sending inappropriate pics is not a way to ever engage with someone. That’s not universal for ‘hello’. I don’t know why guys think that’s an appropriate thing to do. So, it’s like, please keep it respectful. You know what I mean?”

“‘Oh, great. Cardi B lyrics. Yes, let’s date.’”

Karamo then shared a recent interaction with an admirer that got off to a bad start after an unwelcome ‘WAP’ reference.

“The other day, I got someone who sent me Cardi B lyrics,” he said. “They literally sent me Cardi B lyrics for her new song and was like, ‘Hey, can we date?’ And I was like, ‘Why do you think this would be me?’ Like, me? You think I’m going to be like, ‘Oh, great. Cardi B lyrics. Yes, let’s date.’”

Karamo, also known for TV shows like The Real World: Philadelphia and Dr. Drew On Call, is a father to two sons.

Queer Eye season six was confirmed in March 2020, but a release date is yet to be announced.

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