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Which Queer Eye Guys Weren't Out to Family Before the Show?

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Carson Kressley & Ted Allen Say Queer Eye Forced Them to Come Out

Originally posted 10/18/2013 03:00PM

Ten years ago, a handsome and gabby group of five gay lifestyle experts blazed onto the TV scene as makeover savants, opening doors to their worlds of culture, beauty, food and style – and in the process, exposing for many hopeless heteros what it's like to live and thrive as a gay men.

On Sunday, the much-loved Queer Eye for the Straight Guy cast will return with a reunion show on Bravo, talking to Andy Cohen about their pioneering entry into reality television and how it's changed their lives thus far, turning nearly all of the Fab 5, as they were known, into household names.

Among the show's biggest revelations? Fashion and style guru Carson Kressley and recently engaged celeb chef Ted Allen were not out to their families when the show was about to air.

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NEWS BRIEFS: Adam Sandler's Dog Died

Originally posted 02/06/2004 1:48PM

DIED: Adam Sandler's beloved pooch Meatball, 4, passed away Jan. 26, reports PEOPLE in its latest issue. The bulldog, whose drinking and drooling problems were well chronicled on the actor's Web page, also appeared in Sandler's 2000 film "Little Nicky." Sandler, 37, held a memorial service at his Malibu home for more than 100 people and served a cake that featured Meatball's face. Guests received T-shirts with the dog's image. As for the actor's other bulldog, Matzoball is sad but fine, according to the magazine.

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Daily Insider for January 16, 2004

Originally posted 01/16/2004 1:51PM

January 16, 2004THE DREAM TEAM Perhaps you've seen the Fab Five from NBC's Queer Eye for the Straight Guy in their TV ad for the NBA, one of the basketball league's "1,000 reasons why I love this game" spots. In the ad, style guru Carson Kressley says, "I love this game, even though we're the real Dream Team." And Kyan Douglas, the show's grooming god, says he loves it "because the tattoos really bring out the personality." But the ads were improvised, and PEOPLE.com has learned some of the Fab Five's more, well, sensitive comments, which won't be aired. The real reason Carson loves the game? "Because Charles Barkley is hot!" He also expressed affection for Dennis Rodman, and noted that, while watching basketball, "if you're lucky, you get to see a nipple every now and then." As for Kyan's true feelings: "I love this game because it has big balls!"

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