Any conversation with this former A list reality star who took that long ago reality show appearance and turned it into a fairly steady celebrity/reality career inevitably turns to a trashing of his replacements in the reboot of the show.
He has nothing nice to say ever.
Jonathan Van Ness Reacts to Carson Kressley’s ‘Queer Eye’ Nomination Diss
Shaking it off! Jonathan Van Ness, hair expert on the Queer Eye reboot, wasn’t entirely fazed after the original series’ fashion guru, Carson Kressley, threw shade at his Emmy nomination.
“I think we all sometimes… we just say things. And it was so groundbreaking what they did and it continues to be so groundbreaking, the first version of Queer Eye,” Van Ness, 31, told Us Weekly and other reporters at the 70th Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 9, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. “I respect Carson so much and I look up to him so much. I think he’s an incredible entertainer and performer and I’m so excited for his new show.”
Van Ness added that Kressley, who is teaming up with fellow Queer Eye for the Straight Guy alum Thom Filicia for a Bravo design show, later clarified his remarks and apologized.
“The very next day, he totally cleared it up and was, like, ‘I love them, I love the show. I love the new version.’ We feel the same about them,” Van Ness explained. “They’re incredible and we love them so much.” – Source