Jonathan Van Ness aka the grooming guru on Queer Eye just made history by covering Cosmopolitan UK's January 2020 issue! The television personality and professional hairdresser looked stunning in a Christian Siriano dress and became the first non-female cover star of the magazine in 35 years!
Jonathan Van Ness thanks Cosmopolitan UK for supporting the LGBTQ+ community
The last solo non-female star featured on the cover of Cosmopolitan UK was English singer Boy George, who appeared on the December 1984 cover. The British boy band One Direction appeared on the cover as a group in 2012. "Thanks for having me @CosmopolitanUK showing more variations of beauty for young LGBTQ+ people YAS QUEEN," tweeted Jonathan Van Ness.
Cosmopolitan UK is also making history
Claire Hodgson, Cosmopolitan UK's editor in chief, described Jonathan Van Ness as "warm, funny, opinionated, kind and brave." She also said that the magazine is always open to trying new things and wants to represent their beautiful and diverse readership!