Former corporal in the United States Marine Corps who became a journalist for Fox News and other networks.
He joined the Marine Corps as a refrigeration mechanic in 2003.
He stirred controversy when it was revealed that he had acted in gay adult films in the '90s under the names Rod Majors and Pierre La Branche.
He was born and raised in California.
He took a photograph with Conservative pundit Ann Coulter at the annual CPAC conference, which led to him being recognized as a former adult film star by bloggers.