TV Personality Tommy Gabriel Appears On Amazon's 'Finding Ourselves'
Many know influencer and TV Personality Tommy Gabriel due to his multiple appearances as a live commentator on TMZ, and his stance as a social media influencer who advocates against bullying, as he is a person who overcame being bullied himself.
In fact, back in 2016, while Gabriel was a senior in high school, he was contacted by TMZ due to his voice for others, seeking to inspire and encourage others to walk away from bullies, and for all to continue to RISE above adversity. In a recent interview, Gabriel states, "I want to give awareness to all forms of bullying, no matter what age, it can and does happen." Tommy Gabriel is releasing a video on his Youtube Channel to discuss his story in terms of what he has overcome, relating to his experience of being bullied in the past. Stating, "I feel as if this will help my following on social media to know that they aren't alone in overcoming bullying and other adversity, and to understand, things will get better." In discussing all he has overcome, he knows in sharing his story fully, it will continue to help others. Concluding, "helping others means a lot to me. Someone on social media who follows me reached out to me to tell me I helped to save her life." This encouraged me to know that all I had overcome, rising above being bullied as a child and for part of my teenage years, is now helping others to overcome too. That means so much. We are all here to inspire each other, as we are human beings with similar struggles, and each with inner strength to RISE above adversity."
Recently Tommy Gabriel wrapped production in his role as an actor on the second episode of "Finding Ourselves" The first episode of "Finding Ourselves," directed and created by Dekonti Tiah, was distributed and released on Amazon Prime in May of 2018. Tommy Gabriel portrays the character of Kevin Goldberg, a character described by Deckonti Tiah as "an empowered nerd who is very comfortable in his own skin. He is very boastful and is bullied often," yet that doesn't stop him from excelling and persisting through his personality, as seen in episode one.
Tommy Gabriel was selected by the director of "Finding Ourselves" to interview students from the general public about their experience during high school, this footage will be released on the show's Youtube channel, as the interviews consist of real life viewpoints and content matter which is relatable to the TV series created by Tiah.
Future goals for Gabriel include participating on TMZ as a live commentator as often as he is invited back. "I personally love doing what I do with TMZ Live," states Gabriel. Tommy Gabriel is seeking management / agency representation to be able to secure more commentating opportunities, and additional opportunities as an actor, and as an influencer to advocate for good and against bullying. Gabriel is launching an emoji application with a focus on giving back. "I am working with this amazing person, Evan at Emoji All Star LLC. He truly is helping me to make my dreams come true with an emoji app development, and the app has purpose." Gabriel's emoji app which is currently in the final stages of development will have a social cause related emoji as an add-on. Once the app add-on is selected, it will have a cartoon version of Tommy Gabriel showing up within the app, featuring the Logo of the various organizations which one can support through the purchase of the emoji add-on. Any income from that purchase will go to the organization selected, to benefit people and animals in need, dependent upon which philanthropic organization is selected.
One can keep in touch with Tommy Gabriel, and join him in his stance as an anti-bullying advocate on Instagram and Twitter @ItsTommyGabriel. Subscribe to his Youtube Channel at www.youtube.com/c/TommyGabriel.