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Rami Kashou On The Shocking Elimination on Project Runway, Dating and…maybe more TV?

by Jim on February 13, 2012 · 0 comments

Do you agree with Rami's elimination last week? I know I don't!!

When the current roster of designers for Project Runway: All Stars was announced, one of the clear favorites was Rami Kashou. Kashou, who nearly won Season 4 of Project Runway (Christian Siriano took the prize that year), has always been a fan fave not only for his good looks but also for his even-tempered approach to the often-stressful competition and his skilled and stunningly beautiful creations. Case in point, while some of the other designers during the All Stars season have been caught up in drama (Michael Costello and Jerell Scott in their copy-cat drama in last week’s episode, for example), Kashou kept his head down and produced design after design that had him winning the first week’s competition and repeatedly earning high scores.

AfterElton.com spoke with the charming Kashou before last week’s episode aired thinking he would stick around through at least the finals, so imagine our surprise when Kashou was the latest designer ousted for an outfit that the All Star judges – supermodel Angela Lindvall, designers Isaac Mizrahi and Georgina Chapman along with guest judge Cynthia Rowley – were not fans of.

During the eliminated designer press call last Friday, Kashou spoke with journalists and sounded at peace with the outcome of the show. But he also made sure to voice his thoughts on how his last design was judged. “I honestly feel that Georgina was the fairest judge, in my opinion, and her opinion – because I admire her work so much above all – matters to me the most,” he explained. “I am very pleased with the things that she said because I honestly felt that she judged me fairly.”

It’s definitely arguable that last week’s runway show should have led to someone else being eliminated, Kashou continued to stand by his design. “In terms of my outfit,” he said, “originally the whole design was based around the jacket and the pants. It was one fourth the top showing and it was just interesting to me how the main focus suddenly became…CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE

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