Co-host of “Queer Eye” Bobby Berk has announced that he will be leaving the Netflix reality show after the upcoming season 8.
Berk shared the news. on social networks Monday in the morning. He has hosted the Netflix reboot with Antoni Porowski, Jonathan Van Ness, Karamo Brown and Tan France since its launch in 2018. Season 8 will premiere on January 24, 2024 and will take place in New Orleans. Netflix also renewed “Queer Eye” for a season 9 in Las Vegas.
“It is with a heavy heart that I announce that season eight will be my last season on ‘Queer Eye,’” Berk wrote. “It has not been an easy decision to be at peace with, but it was necessary. Although my journey with ‘Queer Eye’ is over, my journey with you is not. You will see more of me very soon.”
“Queer Eye” has won 10 Emmy Awards, including five consecutive awards for outstanding structured reality program from 2018 to 2022. Berk served as an interior design expert and transformed the homes of many lucky contestants during the show’s run.
“We appreciate the heart and dedication that Bobby Berk brought to ‘Queer Eye’ for eight incredible seasons. He will always be a member of the Fab Five family and we wish him the best,” ITV Entertainment, Scout Productions and Netflix said in a statement.
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