The 'Queer Eye' Cast's Reflections On How The Show Changed Their Lives Are So Moving

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Queer Eye Season 1 blew everyone's minds when it launched in February 2018, and then Netflix took it a step further by announcing Queer Eye Season 2 will hit the streaming service in just a few weeks. In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, the Queer Eye cast reflected on how the show changed their lives and it will make you realize how much the series has meant to everyone. Not just the make-better subjects, not just you, not just the several couples who got engaged as a result of the show — everyone.

Earlier this week, the cast showed off their playful sides in a Betty Who music video for the Queer Eye theme song, but now, things are about to get super emotional, so grab the tissues.

"As far as I'm concerned, I've never seen this on TV before," style expert Tan France told to Entertainment Tonight. "What we're doing in Season 2, I've never seen it on TV before. You're just going to have to wait and see." As if that weren't enough, he added, "I promise you it's so worth tuning in." Food and wine genius Antoni jumped in, insisting, "I'm legit getting emotional thinking about episode one."

When it came down to it, it was Tom Jackson's transformation in the first Queer Eye episode that affected Tan the most.

It gets even more feelings-y than that.


Culture expert Karamo Brown revealed that shooting Queer Eye encouraged him to confront insecurities in his appearance, telling ET the following:

You can just hear grooming sensation Jonathan Van Ness saying that last part, can't you? Jonathan, meanwhile, wishes he'd had more time to prepare looks to serve in the Georgia heat. According to Entertainment Tonight, that's his one regret from shooting Seasons 1 and 2 in the South.

"I feel like the outrageousness of my outfit was directly linked to how hot it was outside," he joked, "Because I was just like, 'Oh my god. It's so hot. I'm just gonna dress crazy.'" Those who have seen Season 1 would be pressed to recall any looks that were too over-the-top, with the exception of an amazing tartan wrap that he 100 percent pulled off.

Interior design guru Bobby Berk was somewhat more introspective in his reflection. He's previously discussed how he wanted to avoid religion on the show with Entertainment Weekly — Bobby grew up a devout Christian. Berk told EW:

Bobby told to ET that he was ultimately grateful for the episode with Bobby Camp, a devout father of six:

Similarly, Antoni mentioned that Queer Eye has inspired him to "be nice and kind" to everyone, while staying "open-minded and open-hearted". Tan agreed with this, adding that the series helped him address prejudices he didn't realize he held:

It's incredible to hear how the Queer Eye experience has impacted the cast. Don't you just want to hug every member of the Fab Five at once? Yas, hunny. Yas. But dry your eyes and prepare your DIY face and hair masks, because Queer Eye Season 2 premieres on June 15. Who knows what revelations the cast will have next?