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Why Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness identifies by ANY pronoun

Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness says people can use ANY pronoun to identify him – including non-binary and female descriptors: ‘I’m all of those things and none of them!’

Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness is known for defying gender stereotypes in fashion.

And when it comes to pronouns, the 35-year-old doesn’t mind how he’s referred to.

Speaking to The Daily Telegraph on Thursday, Jonathan said he’s comfortable with all identifiers, from masculine and feminine to non-binary.

Progressive: Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness (pictured) is open to using any pronoun

‘When I say, he, she, they, whatever, I mean it because I feel like in ways I am all of those things and I’m none of those things at the same time,’ Van Ness said.

‘That’s why I feel like whether you want to say he, she or they, it is okay for me,’ he continued.

‘If it is they or she, for me who I am is so much more than what that means to other people and to me.

‘That is where I come at it and why I identify as he, she or they ­because I feel like I’m everything and I feel like I’m nothing at the same time. That is kind of existential, but it is how I see it.’

Anything goes! 'I feel like whether you want to say he, she or they, it is okay for me,' said Van Ness (pictured in New York on October 31, 2019)

Anything goes! ‘I feel like whether you want to say he, she or they, it is okay for me,’ said Van Ness (pictured in New York on October 31, 2019)

Jonathan is set to return to Australia in September for his Imaginary Living Room Olympian tour.

He’ll stop at Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane, before heading over to New Zealand for one show in Auckland 

The comedian toured Australia for the first time in early 2020, opening up his sold-old Perth show with a flamboyant gymnastic routine.

Going global: Jonathan is set to return to Australia in September for his Imaginary Living Room Olympian tour

Going global: Jonathan is set to return to Australia in September for his Imaginary Living Room Olympian tour

Jonathan is best known for starring in Netflix’s Queer Eye – where he stars as a grooming expert alongside the rest of the ‘Fab Five’: Antoni Porowski, Tan France, Karamo Brown and Bobby Berk.

Queer Eye was rebooted by Netflix in 2019, and has been a huge success among fans, with the show recently being renewed for a fifth season.

After finding fame on Queer Eye, Jonathan has launched a successful podcast and authored three books.

Fab five: Jonathan is best known for starring in Netflix's Queer Eye - where he stars as a grooming expert alongside the rest of the 'Fab Five': Antoni Porowski, Tan France, Karamo Brown and Bobby Berk (all pictured in Los Angeles on May 16, 2019)

Fab five: Jonathan is best known for starring in Netflix’s Queer Eye – where he stars as a grooming expert alongside the rest of the ‘Fab Five’: Antoni Porowski, Tan France, Karamo Brown and Bobby Berk (all pictured in Los Angeles on May 16, 2019)

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