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Queer Eye’s Antoni Porowski named People’s ‘Sexiest Reality Star’

Well, just look at the material.

By Will Stroude

Queer Eye’s Antoni Porowski has been named ‘Sexiest Reality Star’ by People and as the kids would say, ‘Deserved x’.

The 35-year-old chef and presenter topped the US magazine’s poll off TV’s hottest reality totty, beating The Bachelorette’s Mike Johnson and Tyler Cameron, Vanderpump Rules’ Tom Sandoval, and Dancing with the Stars’ Val Chmerkovskiy (yeah, us neither).

You certainly can’t knock Antoni’s campaign material: After fronting underwear campaigns for the likes of Tom Ford and Calvin Klein in recent months, the Fab Five’s resident culinary whizz has firmly establshed himself as one of our main LGBTQ crushes.

Photography: Leigh Keily

The Canadian star, who recently returned to screens for four-part Netflix special Queer Eye: We’re in Japan, recently discussed his sex symbol status with GQ Hype, insistng that despite stripping down for the odd photo shoot or three he’s not a “dumbass”.

“I did not think that I was going to be objectified as a 34-year-old male, that usually happens for guys in their twenties!” Antoni said.

Photograhy: Leigh Keily

“I used to do this thing where any opportunity I’d remind somebody that I have an educational background.

“I went to university, I’m not an idiot, I read a ton of books. I’ve kind of calmed down on that a little because I think with physical appearance it’s always assumed that you’re a dumbass.”

Queer Eye: We’re in Japan is streaming on Netflix now.