Jonathan Van Ness sets their Queer Eye on Dublin

On Wednesday, hair stylist and Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness made their way through Dublin ahead of their stand-up show in the Olympia.

Jonathan Van Ness on O'Connell Bridge wearing a multi coloured gradient hoodie.

Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness brought a splash of gradient to the streets of Dublin on Wednesday, October 16. 

The style expert made their way around the city to catch some sights such as Temple Bar. Later on in the day, they took to the Olympia stage in heels and colour galore at 7 pm and later at 9.45 pm.

Due to overwhelming demand, Jonathan’s two shows were sold out. Beneath the Instagram photos of their time in Dublin, they said, “DUBLIN!! Two sold-out shows tonite! I can’t wait to be back on stages telling JOKES HUNTY.”

People were living for their show, taking to Twitter to say, “Thank you so much for the most amazing show, you perfect little baby angel.” Another Twitter user said, “You are giving me life in that skirt!”

Jonathan’s humour is one of their defining traits, bringing their witty commentary and fabulous personality to the Emmy Award-winning reboot of Queer Eye. They also star in the series Gay of Thrones, a recap of HBO’s Game of Thrones

Continuing to highlight their momentous drive and passion, Jonathan set up a podcast Getting Curious, an exploration of things they are curious about from the opioid crisis in the U.S to the history of the Armenian Genocide. The recent episode of the podcast will star Diane Guerrero talking about living through family separation. 

Recently, Jonathan has released their memoir Over The Top, subtitled “raw journey to self-love.” The memoir is a stunning and intimate look at the hairstylist throughout their life. They continue to promote openness, especially regarding living with HIV, describing themself to the New York Times as a “member of the beautiful HIV community.”

Taking to Instagram following the launch of their book, Jonathan Van Ness said, “I’m relieved I can speak fully about the things that shape my experience in life. The book speaks to some extremely difficult times, but it’s also filled with my humour, joy and voice & I can’t wait to share it with you fully. Thanks so much for your support so far, it means the world.”

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