Brian Dowling and Arthur Gourounlian: A New Chapter awaits
Brian has already had a hugely successful career in television over the past two decades. He went from being a flight attendant to winning Big Brother, the biggest reality TV show of the time, in 2001. And since then he’s presented a whole host of high profile TV shows mainly in the UK but also here in Ireland.
His husband Arthur, a proud Armenian; is a world class choreographer and creative director, who has worked artists like…Beyonce, Girls Aloud, Kylie, The Pussycat dolls…to name but a few!
They’ve both felt the deep pain of losing a parent. Arthur’s Dad died when he was 16 and Brian’s Mum passed away suddenly, only 2 years ago.
We sat down to have a chat in January, a few shows into the most recent season of Dancing with the Stars on RTE and in this conversation, Brian gives us a beautiful insight into his Mum Rosie; they talk about the importance of setting boundaries and finding balance, their relationship and also their plans to have a family.
They have such a beautiful perspective on life and I think it’s obvious when you hear this that I’m mad about them both.
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Brian Dowling and Arthur Gouro...
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