Ari Melber Gay or Girlfriend, Young, and Other Stuff. Time to add another MSNBC dude to our list of media hunks. MediaHunkWatchers, check out Ari Melber as a college boy. Damn, ain’t he fine! He sure is the kind of guy you’d like to bring home to mama. More importantly, he also looks like the kind of guy that d’ mama would approve of 100%, no questions asked.