Carter Covington of MTV'S Faking It. (Getty Images)
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Talking Fake Gay, Real Gay and Pushing Boundaries With ‘Faking It’s’ Carter Covington

To be frank, the premise of Faking It kind of sucks.

The MTV show was supposed to tell the story of two high school BFFs (Katie Stevens and Rita Volk) who decide the fastest pathway to popularity is by pretending to be a couple. In reality, the show is so much more.

The show found its strength and its stride with a twist, when Amy, half of the fake couple, realizes that she might actually be gay. She’s out, but fake out, which isn’t making her real coming out any easier.

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