Van Ness said he regretted shaving the beard of Season 2's Ted Terry, the progressive mayor of Clarkston, Georgia, who had been growing it since Trump was elected president. "I'll be honest: I never wanted to take that beard off," he told BuzzFeed News' AM to DM on Monday of shaving . "I was very pro-beard. I was very pro–Resistance Beard. I definitely got my little arm twisted on that."