Dave apologizes in front of the Glee Club. Later at the prom, they win the Prom Royalty together (with Kurt as the Prom Queen, as part of a prank). Santana politely asked. Hair Color: At the end of the episode, we find out that Dave is not getting expelled because they have no proof of Dave bullying Kurt. He is initially portrayed as the stereotypical jock and bully, having slushied or at least helped slushy just about every single member of New Directions (with the exception of Brittany and Lauren). Dave is an ex-football player at William McKinley High School. Please help improve this article by editing it. Relationships: However, the scene was deleted for their storyline's sake. Maybe that was his fault; he wasn’t exactly hospitable. Of course, he would help Karofsky, if that's what Karofsky asked for, even Kurt was willing to help Karofsky, but dating him is an entirely different step. Blaine gives Kurt advice on how to handle Karofsky's bullying, and goes to Kurt's school to confront Karofsky about his actions, but when the bullying becomes unbearable, Kurt transfers to Dalton Academy and joins the Warblers in Special Education, resulting in him and Blaine continuing to grow closer. Dave walks past the door, and upon seeing Kurt and Finn in a waltzing position, makes a limp wrist motion to mock them. When Dave asks him why he hasn't told anyone about the kiss, Kurt replies he doesn't believe in outing people but still accepts them for who they are, though he does add that Dave owes him the truth for his silence on the matter. They incite the football team into roughing him up, though they are not the ones who lock him in a Porta-John. We know that Max Adler is coming back to 'Glee' for the final season to reprise his role as Dave Karofsky, but could he really come between Kurt and Blaine… He was introduced as a hockey player, but never mentioned as being one afterwards, even by the hockey team themselves. Dave tells Kurt that he wants to be friends with him and Kurt says that he would like to be friends with Dave, and they hold hands. And it is pretty realistic to a lot of people still trying to get over their first loves, which Kurt is for both Blaine and Karofsky. As means to hide both of their sexualities and to win prom king and queen, Dave and Santana agreed to be each other's beards, but they end their alliance after prom. Blaine Blaine. Kurt explains that they used to go to the same school, and they've just bumped into each other. Dave and Azimio confront Kurt and Tina about their Gaga outfits. Hockey, Football (Right Guard), Dancing Blaine Devon Anderson is a fictional character from the American musical comedy-drama television series Glee.Played by Darren Criss, Blaine was introduced in the sixth episode of the second season as the openly gay lead singer of the Dalton Academy Warblers, a rival show choir to New Directions, the show's primary musical group. He is visibly relieved when Kurt lies, but does give him a disappointed headshake as he's leaving the office. In On My Way, after Dave's suicide attempt, Kurt reaches out to Dave and promises to help him get through this. Opening Night He sometimes goes to McDonald's after school. Neither he nor Azimio are comfortable with the thought of hurting a kid in a wheelchair, so they leave. That could mean that he's stuck in old ways and doesn't know how to change. Puck slaps Karofsky's backside, but Karofsky tells Puck to not be gay. Never Been Kissed Family: Later, he begins to taunt Kurt and Blaine who have come to attend the benefit concert. Later the same day, he does the same thing to Kurt when Kurt is alone. This section is in need of major improvement. He is initially portrayed as the stereotypical jock and bully, having slushied or at least helped slushy just about every single member of New Directions (with the exception of Brittany and Lauren). I like the fact that Ryan Murphy chose to not make him what everyone thought — including me — as this beer-drinking, abusive, berating father. In Heart, Kurt walks into the cafeteria, excited and happy by the letters and the gorilla gram that he receives from a secret admirer, whom he automatically assumes is Blaine. The plot twist would come after Blaine helped Kurt get through Karofsky's bullying. Or it could mean that he is finally realizing where he truly belongs. 2021 Bustle Digital Group. Still the dumbest and funniest thing to ever come out of this show. Kurt reminds him that while he hasn't forgotten the kiss, he wouldn't out Karofsky. Kurt also tells Karofsky that he likes him as a friend, but only just as friends. Gender: When he met Karofsky, he was lonely and needed someone to vent to, and Karofsky was there to help him. Nick still suspects the two, and Karofsky leaves. He's been shoved by. When Blaine decides to be the one to take a leap of faith, Dave doesn’t know what to … She directs Sunshine to a fake audition at a crack house instead. 1 Biography 2 Appearance 3 Personality 4 Sexuality 4.1 Reaction 5 Relationships 5.1 Kurt Hummel 6 Tropes 7 See Also 8 Navigation This section is in need of major improvement. General Information Kurt is flattered and proud of Karofsky, but eventually turns him down by saying that he doesn't really love him, and also that he is with Blaine. Blaine laughs, handing Finn the mug and saying, “No. He tells him that he doesn't hate him and can understand his pain. Kurt asks him what his real reason is for starting the anti-bullying group, and Dave claims he just wants to make everything right. Tested After Dave calls Blaine "buck-boy," meaning male prostitute, Blaine shoves him, and Dave shoves back almost starting a fight when Santana intervenes and threatens him. He was never shown to have slushied Brittany, Mercedes, Tina, or Lauren. The flashback occurs during a scene at the Lima Bean , Scandals where Blaine and Kurt reunite for the first time since they broke up. Such a pretty little slut," Karofsky says, placing unwanted kisses on Kurt's shoulders and back, retreating lower and lower with each word. When Kurt begins to insult him, Dave becoming more and more upset, holds his fist up threateningly and orders for Kurt to not push him. "Blaine, can I talk to you for a moment?" But he was definitely not doing as well as he'd hoped and realized with the help of a therapist that he did in fact miss the love of his life. Did i kept thinking glee - blaine is blaine, and the other. Dave and Azimio make fun of Finn for walking down the hallway in his boxers. While Azimio's bullying and prankster behavior seems to be motivated by a larger sense of maintaining order and keeping the herd in line, Karofsky's seems to be more personal in nature. He used to be picked on by Finn in fifth grade for having pubic hair. Aliases: He had become cheerful, kind towards others, and no longer feared society. Dave and Kurt talk in the Principal's Office. However, Blaine and Dave break up in Transitioning since Dave knows that Blaine's still in love with Kurt, but Dave acts cool about it. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images He says that "love is just around the corner," when Dave walks past, asks "Sup, homo?," then winks at him. We’re friends. Hearing this, after months of bearing guilt, Dave finally breaks down and apologizes. Rating: Mature, for language and (much later) smutty bits. Mash-Up Karofsky buys Blaine a beer. Hazel/Green When Dave asks him why he hasn't told anybody, Kurt replies he doesn't believe in outing people, but still accepts them for who they are. Dave Karofsky first appears in this episode, slushying Finn with a grape slushie. Karofsky's potential and interesting characteristics doesn't mean I'm particularly happy about his dating Blaine as the revelation brought Kurt to tears, and Kurt getting upset makes me upset. Max Adler, A.K.A. Karofsky joins 'New Directions' but initially rejects it. But the scene with the Karofsky gay-hate-crime-suicide with Blaine singing Cough Syrup was amazing and horrible. While Azimio makes catcalls, Dave asks Finn why all the gay dudes get the hot chicks. In early season one, he was focusing the bullying on Finn and the Glee Club in general- he only started specifically targeting Kurt in, Dave is the character that has been shoved the most by other characters. They sit down, and Karofsky confesses to Kurt saying that he "hated who he was" for bullying Kurt, and that he is trying to be honest with what he is feeling. Max is locked in for at least half a season’s worth of episodes. Burt still holds a grudge against him for threatening the life of his son, but Paul asks that Burt grant Dave the time it took him to learn his lesson, given that it took Burt and Paul years to realize homosexuality is no reason to discriminate against someone. Thurston High School William McKinley High School (former) Karofsky stops, turns, and asks him what he said. At first, Dave Karofsky is a stereotypical jock bully. He smiles, puts on his zombified football shirt and happily joins in. They have had their rough spots, sure, but ultimately, Kurt and Blaine always found their way back to one another. Kurt is flattered and proud of Karofsky, but eventually turns him down by saying that he doesn't really love him, and also that he is with Blaine. Source. The two caught up, Blaine vented about his recent (at the time) break up with Kurt and Karofksy talked about how much Kurt actually helped him accept himself as a proud gay man. prompting Dave to reprimand Kurt for talking back to him and informing Kurt that he's named his fist "The Fury." Kurt notices that Karofsky pulls his shirt off and tries to scurry away, but Karofsky kicks him in the ribs to get him to stay. " Then the person in the gorilla suit pulls his mask off, and Kurt is shocked to see that Karofsky has been his secret admirer all along. There Karofsky was dancing the Two-Step and locked eyes with Blaine. Kurt also tells Karofsky that he likes him as a friend, but only just as friends. Friends: It was revealed that he changed schools to avoid any rumors about being gay at McKinley, since he wants to have a normal senior year where he can play football. Max Adler, who portrays Karofsky, has called him the "insecure, afraid, and shy boy in the corner with this crazy secret, with a rough and tough exterior, a hard-edged bully who doesn't take anything from anybody." Vulnerabilities: Dave and Azimio corner Finn in the locker room and write on his face as "practice" for doing it to his to glee club yearbook photo later. Karofsky's potential and interesting characteristics doesn't mean I'm particularly happy about his dating Blaine as the revelation brought Kurt to tears, and Kurt getting upset makes me upset. After the show, the football team play the other half of the game and win. In Born This Way, Santana, in order to bring Kurt back to the school and increase her chances of winning Prom Queen, blackmails Dave after finding out his true sexuality. It became severe enough that he threatened to kill Kurt, prompting his temporary expulsion. Kurt (Chris Colfer) runs into Blaine (Darren Criss) and Karofsky (Max Adler) in the "Jagged Little Tapestry" airing Friday, Jan. 16. Sensing danger, Kurt apologizes again. It was revealed that he changed schools to avoid any rumors about being gay at McKinley, since he wants to have a normal senior year where he can play football. He even encourages Blaine to get Kurt back. The Hockey Team Nick Steven Pehl (hate message poster) Melissa Buell (hate message poster)Kurt Hummel (former)Azimio AdamsSebastian SmytheBlaine Anderson (formerly)New Directions (formerly) Debra HearthstoneThurston High School Burt Hummel Sue Sylvester Rachel Berry (formerly) He had also completely embraced his sexuality. This results in Kurt falling further into a depressive state, until his new friendship with Blaine leads him to consider confronting Karofsky. Unfortunately, karofsky, he confirms that blaine still threatens to get much to do the web. Summary: For David Karofsky, it was obvious that no one cared. Former William McKinley High School Football Team Members, https://glee.fandom.com/wiki/David_Karofsky?oldid=3980308, He is the second closet-gay character introduced on the show. Disappointed and heartbroken, Karofsky tries to leave, but eventually runs into his friend, Nick, who suspects Kurt and Karofsky are hanging out for Valentine's Day. When Karofsky reappears after almost three years of absence, he seems to have changed his personality completely. They sit down, and Karofsky confesses to Kurt saying that he "hated who he was" for bullying Kurt, and that he is trying to be honest with what he is feeling. He and Kurt share a toast "to baby steps." David Karofsky is a gay character from Glee. The one who tortured Kurt in school and then later revealed he was gay, was in love with Kurt, and also tried to commit suicide in one of the saddest moments earlier in the series. He slushies Santana only to sarcastically apologize. The reason he slushies Finn was because he used to get made fun of by Finn for his public hairs back in 5th grade. Well that's one way to start some interesting new drama. Eye Color: He apologizes to Karofsky by insulting him. Karofsky (Everyone)David (Paul, Will, Figgins, Sue, Kurt)Dave (Santana, Kurt, Will) Ham Hock, Neanderthal, Scared Little Boy (Kurt)Psycho (Burt Hummel)Bear Cub (Patrons at Scandals, the Gay bar featured in The First Time)Yogi Bear (Blaine)Known Homophobe (Rachel Berry) Karofsky broke it off with Blaine when he realized their 'time was up' after Kurt came back to Lima. Disappointed and heartbroken, Karofsky tries to leave, but eventually runs into his classmate, Nick, who suspects Kurt and Karofsky are hanging out for Valentine's Day. Mercedes feel any emotion whatsoever behind the kid. Dave and Azimio are briefly seen throwing slushies at Rachel, Kurt and Mercedes. Occupations: Dave intimidates Kurt by taking Kurt's caketopper. In Loser Like Me, he has begun dating Blaine Anderson, whom Kurt had broken up with. (First being. “He doesn’t have anyone, and he’s put up with a lot more than I ever did. Blaine Anderson is a gay character from Glee. David "Dave" Karofsky, or simply known as Karofsky, is a recurring character on Glee. Education: When Finn asks him to join in on a trip to Dalton Academy to apologize to Kurt before other Glee Club members would allow him to join Glee Club permanently, Dave shoots him down, refusing to ruin his reputation. In the Season Two episode Never Been Kissed, it is revealed that he is gay when he kisses Kurt. When he finally realized he was ready to win back his perfectly gelled and coiffed ex-beau, he (and the audience) found out that Blaine had moved on... With Dave Karofsky. As this episode is set in the past, we see Dave roughly pushing Kurt against the lockers. You also need to keep in mind that Karofsky changed. Please help improve this article by editing it. "He's obviously a very loving father who is concerned for his son," Adler says. In the weeks leading up to the kiss confrontation between Dave and Kurt, his grades began to decline, and he has started acting out and talking back both at home and school. During the performance, Dave walks by, but then stops to watch. Wrong! He apologizes to Karofsky by insulting him. Portrayer: Karofsky gets beaten up, Kurt saves him, and drives him back to hes house. Dave is an ex-football player at William McKinley High School. Kurt accepts the apology. He was a student at William McKinley High School who, along with his friend Azimio Adams and other football team members, used to constantly bully the kids in Glee Club, especially Kurt. He sees an empty spot and places his tray, as the jocks come. He is unable to make eye contact with anyone for long, though he does look at Kurt in desperation when Kurt is asked why Dave threatened him. Puck and Karosfky push his books away, and walk off laughing. Dave makes his next appearance when Kurt runs into him at the gay bar Scandals. It's a common misconception that Dave tormented specifically Kurt for years. Blaine is so aware of bullying and the very particular history of Karofsky bullying Kurt, that it doesn't make any sense at all that he would ever date him in Kurt's absence. Paul Karofsky (Father)Grandpa Murray (Mentioned in The Rocky Horror Glee Show)Debra Hearthstone (Mother) Blaine then leaves the house, saying goodbye to David, who only asks him to confess his feelings with words instead of song. Karofsky (Max Adler) will be Blaine’s new love interest. He is sitting beside Jacob Ben Israel and is wearing his bullywhips uniform. by Dan Avery 8/21/2014. He seeks them out and mentions about how he was 'pumping iron in the gym,' and one of the guys told him that Kurt and Blaine were 'spreading their fairy-dust'. Later in the choir room, Kurt is trying to teach Finn and Burt to dance. Dave Karofsky We met, like, four days ago. Kurt, Blaine, and Karofsky's evil grin after pushing Kurt into the lockers. Finn was about to fight them, but Artie comes in between them. Glee TV Show Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. However, his more violent tendencies seemed to flare up upon seeing Kurt and Blaine again, which was only stopped by the actions of Santana. This angers Burt, who quickly charges Dave in the hallway after Kurt tells him about the death threat. Audition Karofsky, while alone, interrupts Kurt and Tina's stroll down the school hallway by shoving Kurt violently into the lockers without saying a word. Kurt then stresses to Dave that even if he is unable to come out to the world he needs to be educated, and he tells Dave to help him co-chair a local chapter of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG). Karofsky, in tears the whole time, again apologizes to Kurt saying he made Kurt's life hell but he couldn't handle it himself. Dave appears in Duets, where he, along with Azimio, slushies Sam Evans for being the newest member of the glee club. Blaine reveals to Kurt that he and his new boyfriend got together thanks to Kurt himself. He and Azimio rip Finn's varsity jacket into half, since he is no longer on the football team. In Furt, Kurt has just finished discussing wedding details with Finn, when he finds Dave standing behind him. The last time we see Dave Karofsky is in the series finale, “Dreams Come True” and it’s assumed he goes on to live happily ever after. Blaine thought they were over for good and had no more obligation to not date someone who Kurt wouldn't like. He also played right guard on the football team while he was at McKinley. In The Substitute, Kurt and Mercedes are in the cafeteria, where Kurt is trying to set her up on a date. Kurt reminds him that he remembers the kiss and hasn't told anybody anything. Images: Tyler Golden/FOX; we-got-the-gifs/Tumblr; hornypaye/Tumblr. 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