Porowski named by People as ‘Sexiest Reality Star’

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ABOVE: Antoni Porowski, photo via Porowski’s Facebook page.

Antoni Porowski of Netflix’s “Queer Eye” has been voted the “Sexiest Reality Star” by readers of People magazine.

As part of its annual poll, the magazine breaks down contenders into multiple categories, and has been revealing the name of this year’s winners, one a day, for the past week. The final announcement, naming singer John Legend as 2019’s “Sexiest Man,” was made on Tuesday’s episode of “The Voice.” Legend is a celebrity judge on the show.

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Gay teen claims Netflix outed him to dad

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ABOVE: “Elite,” an LGBTQ-inclusive Spanish teen drama on Netflix. Photo via Elite’s Facebook page.

A 15-year-old Reddit user has told fellow users on the platform that he thinks Netflix outed him to his father.

The poster said it happened when he and his dad were looking for a movie to watch together and he volunteered to use his own Netflix account. It was a decision he quickly regretted.

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7 LGBTQ moments from the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards

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It was a historic night for the LGBTQ community inside the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles for the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards on Sept. 22.

While the nights top prizes went to “Game of Thrones” and “Fleabag,” many LGBTQ entertainers, shows and issues took center stage. Here are seven of the most talked about LGBTQ moments from the show.

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‘Queer Eye’ star Jonathan Van Ness reveals he is HIV-positive

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Jonathan Van Ness, the hair guru and grooming expert on Netflix’s hugely successful “Queer Eye” reboot, revealed in a New York Times article Sept. 21 that he is HIV-positive.

The diagnosis is just one of many topics Van Ness discusses in his new memoir, “Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love.”

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Watch: teaser for ‘Queer Eye: We’re in Japan’

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ABOVE: “Queer Eye” Fab Five: Tan France, Bobby BerkAntoni PorowskiKaramo Brown and Jonathan Van Ness. (Screenshot via YouTube)

“Queer Eye” will return to Netflix for a four-episode mini-series set in Japan.

The Fab Five “will bring their expertise to Tokyo to make-better four heroes while experiencing Japanese cuisine, fashion, design, grooming and culture firsthand,” according to Netflix.

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Antoni Porowski talks Boursin, avocados, life on ‘Queer Eye’

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NEW YORK (AP) | As a kid, “Queer Eye” foodie Antoni Porowski had a love-hate relationship with Polish fare.

It was standard in his Polish Canadian family, but he was a picky eater. He didn’t like caraway seeds. He truly didn’t like beets.

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A look back at some of the biggest LGBTQ pop culture moments over the last quarter century

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Pop culture has always been ahead of the game when it comes to opening the hearts and minds of society. Long before the majority of the U.S. supported marriage equality, believed LGBTQ rights were human rights and accepted that we were born this way, the LGBTQ community was being acknowledged in movies, music, TV shows, books and more.

We have gathered the ABC’s of LGBTQ pop culture moments from over the last quarter century on this page to remind you of a few of those times that made us feel like we were being seen.

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Karamo Brown deletes Twitter after calling Sean Spicer a ‘good guy’

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ABOVE: Karamo Brown. (Photo by Alex Rhoades)

“Queer Eye” star Karamo Brown has deleted his Twitter account after coming under fire for calling Sean Spicer “a good guy.”

Brown and Spicer will compete on season 28 of “Dancing with the Stars.” In an interview with “Access Hollywood,” Brown refers to the controversial former Trump White House press secretary as “a good guy; a really sweet guy.”

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‘Queer Eye’ cast member Karamo Brown among celebs on new ‘Dancing with the Stars’ season

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“Queer Eye” star Karamo Brown will compete on season 28 of “Dancing with the Stars.” The cast was announced on “Good Morning America” on Aug. 21.

Brown will compete against former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, founding member of The Supremes Mary Wilson, “Pose” season one star James Van Der Beek, model Christie Brinkley, ex-NBA star Lamar Odom, country singer Lauren Alaina, former Fifth Harmony member Ally Brooke, former NFL star Ray Lewis, actress Kate Flannery and actor/comedian Kel Mitchell.

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‘Queer Eye’ star Antoni Porowski and boyfriend Trace Lehnhoff split

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“Queer Eye” star Antoni Porowski and his boyfriend “Flipping Out” star Trace Lehnhoff have split after a year of dating.

Porowski, 35, and Lehnhoff, 31, were first romantically linked with an Instagram post of the pair holding hands on Porowski’s page in December.

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‘Queer Eye’ Fab 5 introduced Harry Styles to Grindr in Japan

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ABOVE: The cast of Netflix’s “Queer Eye” on “Watch What Happens Live.” (Screenshot from YouTube)

Harry Styles was introduced to Grindr when he spent time with the cast of “Queer Eye” in Japan.

The Fab Five appeared on “Watch What Happens Live” where they were asked by a fan what it was like hanging out with Styles.

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‘Pose’ scores six history-making Emmy nominations

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“Pose” landed six Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Drama Series and a Best Actor nomination for Billy Porter, marking a historic milestone for the first television series to feature the largest cast of LGBTQ actors.

Porter, who portrays Pray Tell on “Pose” is the first openly gay black man to be nominated for an Emmy.

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