Cute new couple alert! Zeke Smith, who was publicly outed as transgender on ‘Survivor’ in 2017, is courting ‘Superstore’ actor, Nico Santos, they usually confirmed it in on social media!
Zeke Smith and Nico Santos have been sharing images collectively on social media for a number of weeks now, however Zeke formally confirmed they’re an merchandise with a tweet on June 11. “I suppose everyone is aware of about my sizzling little 25-year-old boyfriend now,” he wrote, together with an article detailing the connection. The pair additionally celebrated at L.A.’s Pleasure parade over the weekend, and Nico shared a selfie of them with the caption, “We’re right here! We’re queer! We’re brunching! Getting some after parade nomnoms with my love. Pleased Pleasure Los Angeles.”
It’s unclear when these two began courting or how they met, however hypothesis first started once they posed for pics collectively on the GLAAD Media Awards’ after-party in Beverly Hills again in April. Whereas Nico is an actor on the present Superstore, Zeke rose to fame as a contestant on Survivor. After a run on the Millennials vs; Gen X season, he returned for Survivor: Sport Changers, throughout which he was outed as transgender by fellow tribemate, Jeff Varner, at a tribal council.
At that time, Zeke had not come out to his fellow forged members, a lot much less the world, about his transition, and it resulted in some of the susceptible moments in actuality tv historical past. Zeke dealt with it like a professional, and has since turn out to be a significant advocate for the LGBTQ neighborhood.
“I used to be actually scared,” Zeke admitted at the Sport Changers reunion in Might 2017. “I didn’t know what was going to occur to my world. I didn’t know what the response was going to be. Rising up in Oklahoma, I didn’t at all times have plenty of mates. Even all through my life, individuals haven’t at all times caught by way of my facet for the exhausting occasions. What this expertise confirmed me is that I’ve a lot love in my life.”