Jonathan Van Ness: Honey, She's An Onion With All Sorts Of Layers (Extended Interview)

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  • Published: 10 October 2019
  • The 'Queer Eye' star and author of the new book 'Over The Top' wants to encourage people to be themselves, or like his mother always said, 'bloom where you're planted.' #Colbert #JVN #QueerEye

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  • Raymond Geurds
    Raymond Geurds  41 minutes back

    I'm a gay man, and this so embarrassing. And if you think this is gonna help acceptance of gay people and gay men in particular, YOU'RE OUTTA YOUR MIND!!! This man is single handedly putting the gay movement back 20 years. He's not representing me, nor do i want him to... #StopThisInsanity

    • maggieswaters
      maggieswaters  50 minutes back

      Who heard the final fantasy prelude playing when JVN was walking out!

      • Enriquez E
        Enriquez E  6 hours back

        Were they playing the final fantasy soundtrack in the beginning when he was walking in...?

        • Ian Brunn
          Ian Brunn  8 hours back

          buddy looks like Chris evens if Chris evens was a fag lol

          • DearChloe
            DearChloe  8 hours back

            What a wonderful person 💕

            • charlie .they/them.
              charlie .they/them.  9 hours back

              It's so good to see other non-binary people being open and proud!

              • AmethystEyes
                AmethystEyes  10 hours back

                Jonathan now has to record a single called “honey she’s an onion”.

                • AmethystEyes
                  AmethystEyes  10 hours back

                  I love that this is a 15+ minute plus interview and not one of those 4 minute interview.

                  • AmethystEyes
                    AmethystEyes  10 hours back

                    He’s come so far! I remember when I first saw him in the funny or die sketch called “Gay of Thrones”.

                    • Stacy Morin
                      Stacy Morin  10 hours back

                      I love you #jonathanvanness

                      • idespise guugleplus
                        idespise guugleplus  11 hours back

                        Which we should never do....... 🐸 Pmsl

                        • Jaclyn H
                          Jaclyn H  11 hours back

                          I fucking love Jonathan!! He is an icon in my eyes, courageous and brave. <3

                          • A.C. Nunez
                            A.C. Nunez  13 hours back

                            I love him so much!❤️

                            • E G
                              E G  14 hours back

                              Love him and his politics.

                              • Priscilla V
                                Priscilla V  15 hours back

                                All these dudes wearing dresses and pull it off better than me.... -_- lol. YAAASSSS!!!!

                                • Kim van Iterson
                                  Kim van Iterson  16 hours back

                                  JONATHAN VAN YAAAAAS! He was already fun and bubbly and cute but now I find out about all these hidden depths! I'm buying the book!

                                  • Yasir Al-Balushi
                                    Yasir Al-Balushi  19 hours back

                                    Did anyone else notice the Final Fantasy intro music ?? O______o

                                    • Nathan Kuhns
                                      Nathan Kuhns  19 hours back

                                      I love this man

                                      • Nola Dee
                                        Nola Dee  20 hours back

                                        I’m living ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜

                                        • Taryn Bell
                                          Taryn Bell  21 hours back

                                          My soul is thrilled with this. I love Jonathan ❤️

                                          • Seyron Jennissen
                                            Seyron Jennissen  24 hours back

                                            Did they just play "Final Fantasy Prelude" as his intro ? O.o

                                            • Heather Baker
                                              Heather Baker  24 hours back

                                              I don't know how Colbert can keep a straight face (pardon the pun) with JVN's outfit. It's over the top!

                                              • Amanda
                                                Amanda  24 hours back

                                                Can we just take a moment to appreciate the fact that JVN walked out to the FINAL FANTASY opening song??

                                                • Brook Reed
                                                  Brook Reed  1 days back

                                                  Styling Jonathan must be so much fun

                                                  • teacher roy
                                                    teacher roy  1 days back

                                                    WTF

                                                    • Stephanie Parcus
                                                      Stephanie Parcus  1 days back

                                                      final fantasy theme *_* <3 <3 <3

                                                      • Katie Smith
                                                        Katie Smith  1 days back

                                                        I've never loved a human I didn't personally know more than him❤️🧡💛💚💙💜

                                                        • mike vandyk81
                                                          mike vandyk81  1 days back

                                                          Loooove the final fantasy intro music 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

                                                          • Mary Yanashima
                                                            Mary Yanashima  1 days back

                                                            Final Fantasy 7 Prelude/ Crystal Theme is the song he walks in with. Good choice! <3

                                                            • RaymondKym Suttle
                                                              RaymondKym Suttle  1 days back

                                                              What the fuck is he wearing. It's hideous. That being said, I like a lot of what he says: "Bloom where you're planted" is a great quote.

                                                              • Aida Roman
                                                                Aida Roman  1 days back

                                                                Van Ness, you are so amazing I thought you were a Bernie supporter. Anyways, no one can be perfect. Congratulations on your new book!!

                                                                • Emilia Ronquillo
                                                                  Emilia Ronquillo  1 days back

                                                                  He's not only seems so genuinely kind and wonderful but he's so smart and on it! Love JVN

                                                                  • Chelsea Laraman
                                                                    Chelsea Laraman  1 days back

                                                                    So pretty

                                                                    • Laura Boverman
                                                                      Laura Boverman  1 days back

                                                                      Te amo Jonathan. Tienes una amiga en Argentina. 💜

                                                                      • Omargoodness table
                                                                        Omargoodness table  1 days back

                                                                        I’m not against a guy wearing a dress but... This is a horrible one, not the dress, him in it. Sorry not sorry 😐

                                                                      • kcsoup3
                                                                        kcsoup3  1 days back

                                                                        THE FINAL FANTASY PRELUDE THE BAND PLAYED I

                                                                        • Name ____________
                                                                          Name ____________  1 days back

                                                                          I’ve never noticed Stephens unsymmetrical ears while looking forward. Bro I can’t unsee that. Totally fine though I just can’t stop staring

                                                                          • Amanda Sandlin
                                                                            Amanda Sandlin  1 days back

                                                                            This gives me so much hope. I also want to commend Stephen Colbert for being an amazing and respectful interviewer. Two stand-up people right here. Let's jump out of this water, frog friends!

                                                                            • C Dee
                                                                              C Dee  1 days back

                                                                              Early in my career as a RN in the early 90's, I donned gloves and gave a HIV+ patient a back rub with lotion. He broke down and cried saying "No one touches me anymore. "

                                                                              Even in the medical field there was a total lack of knowledge about HIV status.

                                                                              We HAVE come a long way!

                                                                              • LeavingIt Blank
                                                                                LeavingIt Blank  1 days back

                                                                                Thank goodness there's a .75 speed setting.

                                                                                • Jason Breniser
                                                                                  Jason Breniser  1 days back

                                                                                  I'm so happy he is inspiring everyone and getting all this screen time.

                                                                                  • Benjamin Johnson
                                                                                    Benjamin Johnson  1 days back

                                                                                    I love him, he is so brave to be himself and doesnt care what people think! A true inspiration 😊

                                                                                    • Rogelio Baillères Gil

                                                                                      I cryied of how powerful this human being is, I hope more people connect with his light and do their own thing for the goodness and wellness of others.

                                                                                      • Danman92
                                                                                        Danman92  2 days back

                                                                                        Why the final fantasy music?

                                                                                        • Tonina Johnson
                                                                                          Tonina Johnson  2 days back

                                                                                          Frogpotting- its a thing. Kind of like gaslighting, but not intended to make you feel, crazy. Instead, they slowly come for you in different ways, at first not seeming to have bad intentions, but by the time they're through like JVN said, you're boiled. Hitler did that in Germany.

                                                                                          • Tonina Johnson
                                                                                            Tonina Johnson  2 days back

                                                                                            Love him!!!!

                                                                                            • Patricia Roblin
                                                                                              Patricia Roblin  2 days back

                                                                                              Good job JVN. You did some great educating there.

                                                                                              • Andrea Diaz
                                                                                                Andrea Diaz  2 days back

                                                                                                I love Jonathan so much! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️