A brother from another mother! On season 3 of their 90 Day Fiancé spinoff, Darcey Silva and Stacey Silva had big plans to grow their fashion brand, House of Eleven. They asked their longtime friend Michael Benz for assistance in realizing their dreams.
As they return for season 4 of the TLC reality TV show, Michael will also play a significant role in their storylines. But who is Michael Benz? Is Michael Benz gay? Continue reading to find out more about the Darcey and Stacey star!
Who Is Michael Benz From “Darcey and Stacey”?
Darcey and Stacey have known Michael for a long time. He is a fashion designer and DJ. He describes himself as an artist in his Instagram bio. He has won an ARTA award and started the fashion brand 1 of 1, which is a line of custom, hand-painted art pieces that can be worn.
On his website, he sells hoodies, sneakers, and other leather goods for $30 to $111. According to his LinkedIn, Michael also works as an assistant buyer at the Los Angeles boutique Flasher Melrose.
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Is Michael Benz gay?
No, Michael Benz is not gay. There have been rumors about Michael Benz's sexuality, but it is important to point out that these rumors are false. Back in 2013, Michael Benz posted on social media a picture of his girlfriend, who was a beautiful model. Given this, it is likely that he is interested in women and is not gay.
There is no proof that Michael Benz is gay, and assuming that he is gay is wrong and hurtful. Respecting people's privacy and not making assumptions about their sexual orientation without proof is very important.
In the end, it's important to treat everyone with respect and dignity, regardless of their sexual orientation or any other personal trait.
How Did Darcey and Stacey Meet Friend Michael Benz?
“We met Michael when we first moved to L.A., and he was in the who's who of Hollywood,” Stacey said in a confessional. Darcey continued, “Our company was just getting started, and Michael helped us get our name out there visually. He would introduce us to people at events, parties, and red carpets.”
She went on, “I remember that time we went to a Sports Illustrated fashion show and he said, “Get right up there on the red carpet.” We weren't even on the list! He went up to the PR people and got us right up there, right in front of the line with all the press, and they went crazy.”
Darcey said, “We learned a lot from him.” “And he has faith in us,” Stacey continued.
Michael talked about his friendship with the Silva twins in his confessional. “So, back when me, Darcey, and Stacey worked together, we first made swimsuits. “We did samples and things like that,” he said.
“It was a really good combination between me and them because, as a male designer and as [women designers], we have a great fusion together. We see things differently, and they see things how they want them to be, so we just work together to make things happen. It's fantastic.”
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Michael Benz Retains His Support for Darcey and Stacey
After Darcey and Stacey got into a huge collaboration with Miami-based Impossible Kicks for their House of Eleven brand, they recorded a new song to play at the launch party. Michael was the DJ at the big event and the twins' hype man.
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Michael also acted as Darcey's protective brother at her sister Stacey's bachelor/bachelorette party in New York City before she renewed her wedding vows with her husband Florian Sukaj.
Since Florian is friends with Darcey's ex-boyfriend Georgi Rusev, Georgi was invited to the bachelor/bachelorette party, and Michael made sure Georgi didn't get too close to Darcey during the festivities.