Popular Publicity provides all mainstream, LGBT, film, trade media outreach for this project. “The Truth About Fairy Tales” is the second project with actor and director Emrhys Cooper following the successful media campaign for the Cooper’s short film, soon to be television series, “Trophy Boy.”
“The stunning visuals of the video paired with the passionate urgency of Diimond’s performance provides a beautiful delivery of the serious nature of the subject matter that ‘Bad Attitude’ addresses. A must-see that will make you feel as much as it makes you think.” – Creative Director, OUT FRONT Magazine
Contact: Andy Reynolds, Popular Publicity, firstname.lastname@example.org
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“The Truth About Fairy Tales: Bad Attitude” Synopsis
Channeling Billie Holiday, Prince and Sylvester, glittering genderfluid pop/R&B singer DIIMOND sings of regret and frustration after being beaten, yet again, by his psychotically possessive manager, Damion, in “Bad Attitude,” his first music video from the forthcoming queer, Neo-noir musical miniseries, “The Truth About Fairy Tales.”
“The Truth About Fairy Tales: Bad Attitude” stills by Ramon J. Goni
“The Truth About Fairy Tales: Bad Attitude” behind the scenes photos by Dennys Mamero. (Tap any photo to view set as a slideshow.)
DIIMOND, Singer, Actor, Producer, “Bad Attitude”
DIIMOND is an Award Winning Soul, R&B, Pop & Rock Recording artist formerly signed to Sony Music Entertainment. A native of Louisiana and a child prodigy in the Gospel world, He has been a resident entertainer for years at key Hollywood hot spots such as The Sayers Club, Delilah and most recently Kiss Kiss Bang Bang.
He first came on to the scene in 2005 as Dezmond Meeks, during the 4th season of American Idol and resurfaced again during the 6th season of America’s Got Talent making it into the quarter finals of the show in 2011 but ultimately being eliminated from both shows. At the time, he had been living in Las Vegas portraying Sammy Davis Jr in a Broadway style show.
In 2012 he released his second EP “The Prince Of Soul” which won Best Adult Contemporary Song at the LA Music Awards and Best R&B Song for the 12th annual Independent Music Awards. The following year his debut full length album “Cinderfella” garnered critical acclaim and winning three more awards in the Pop, R&B & Dance Categories. DIIMOND then went on to record three top ten EDM Albums with the band Mystery Skulls on Warner. Two of the three hit #1 on the iTunes dance chart.
For the next two years he would work to rediscover himself as a live entertainer while building a loyal following in Hollywood until moving to France where he recorded and released his most recent EP “de Paris” and eventually London where he worked as the lead singer for UK Band Soul Education until signing with Ceelo Green’s imprint on Sony Music. The two wrote and recorded his debut major label single “Loose Me” and although it didn’t do as well commercially, it set a new precedent in an era of inclusion and acceptance for all things black, queer and fabulous.
Photo by Jenner Chapman (RIP)
Emrhys Cooper, Actor, Producer, “Bad Attitude”
Emrhys Cooper is an English actor best known for his role as the male lead in the original Emmy Nominated Stylehaul/Amazon series, “Vanity.” He has appeared in numerous television shows including “Desperate Housewives,” “CSI:NY,” “Touch,” and “Person of Interest.”
Film appearances include “Mamma Mia,” Stephen Fry’s “Bright Young Things,” the romantic comedy “Walk A Mile In my Pradas,” and the award-winning indie drama, “Till We Meet Again.”
Cooper can be seen in the 2019 Frank Sinatra biopic, “Frank & Ava,” as the iconic actor Montgomery Clift, the lead role of Thomas Hutter in the remake of the classic silent horror film, “Nosferatu,” the sci-fi drama, “Altered Perception,“ and “Kushuthara: Pattern of Love.
In 2018 Cooper made his directorial debut with the short film “Trophy Boy.” In the short, Cooper plays
James, a sexy NYC #bestlife poser who must face the harsh reality of creating a life without a hashtag after he is dumped by his wealthy benefactor. “Trophy Boy” premiered Cannes Film Festival on the 18th of May 2018, and has since gone on to win several accolades as well as over 1 million streams. Watch “Trophy Boy.”
Photo by Max Torandell
Leo Ramsey, Director, Producer, “Bad Attitude”
Leo B. Ramsey (b. 1997) is an LA-based filmmaker and actor. He’s directed five short films, and earned leading roles in the independent features “Blue Line Station” (2016) and “Room 37” (2019), where he portrayed seminal punk musician Johnny Thunders. He’s currently producing his first feature: “Jackie Baby.”
Partial Filmography: “It’s My Heart” (2015), “Lottery Bitch” (2018), “Lil Sumthin Dies” (2018), “Wrong Angels” (2019), “Cringe” (2020)
Leo Ramsey on IMDB.
Photo by Jennifer Lynn Christie