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Jonathan Van Ness appears to make day-after-day a contented event however in the present day is an additional degree of “CAN YOU BELIEVE?!” as a result of the Queer Eye star noticed each of his 2017 TV exhibits nominated for Emmy Awards on Thursday morning.
Van Ness and the remainder of the Fab 5 — Karamo Brown, Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk and Tan France — earned a well-deserved nomination within the Structured Actuality Collection class, however Van Ness can also be being honored for executive-producing Homosexual of Thrones, Humorous or Die’s hilarious recap collection for the HBO epic Sport of Thrones. Homosexual of Thrones is nominated within the Quick Type Selection Collection for the second time after its first nod in 2016.
Van Ness posted a video taken within the Netflix workplaces of him reacting to the double excellent news and instantly being grouped-hugged by the remainder of the Fab 5 and the Queer Eye crew.
He was nonetheless in tears when TV Information hopped on the telephone to speak to Van Ness a short time later.
“It feels actually surreal! When Homosexual of Thrones obtained nominated the primary time, I did not know what to anticipate. I did not know that was an Emmy class,” he mentioned. “This time, understanding what an honor it’s and the expertise and to have Queer Eye this yr too — I labored on two TV exhibits final yr, and so they each obtained nominated for Emmys! It is insane! It is wonderful!”
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Van Ness mentioned he is proud to symbolize the LGBTQ group on the award present.
“[It means so much], simply the visibility of people that look totally different and act totally different, to see individuals like that celebrated. To see in Queer Eye, a various solid of individuals celebrated, not solely by way of the 5 of us however the eight those that we had the consideration to work with within the first season — it is wonderful. We’re simply so honored and blown away.”
The 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will air Monday, Sept. 17 at eight p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on NBC.