“Tan France’s distinctive accent, chummy intimacy, and cheeky supply make audio one of the simplest ways to expertise his memoir.” — AudioFile Magazine
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In this heartfelt, humorous, and touching memoir, one of many stars of Netflix’s Emmy Award-winning smash-hit Queer Eye reveals how an Englishman raised in a historically non secular dwelling grew to become a trend icon – and the primary overtly homosexual, South Asian man on tv – just by being Naturally Tan.
Before he grew to become well-known as one of many Fab Five makeover specialists, Tan France was the youngest little one in his household, rising up in South Yorkshire, England. As a member of one of many only a few South Asian, Muslim households dwelling within the predominantly white group, he was routinely bullied for each his tradition and his pores and skin shade.
Knowing he was homosexual from an early age, Tan harbored that secret to keep away from additional racial harassment and probably trigger a rift between him and his household. It was a secret he would hold from them till lastly popping out on the age of 34 – fortunately married to Rob, a Mormon cowboy from Salt Lake City.
With his trademark wit, humor, and radical compassion, Tan shares his journey and the teachings he’s realized alongside the best way about being a profitable businessman, a faithful partner, and self-acceptance. From navigating the homosexual group; to discovering the love of his life; to creating a well-liked women’ clothes traces for Kingdom & State and Rachel Parcell, Inc.; to becoming a member of Antoni Porowski, Karamo Brown, Bobby Berk, and Jonathan Van Ness on Queer Eye as constructive, consultant movie star function fashions for LGBTQ folks; Tan adopted his personal path to develop his signature model and embrace life on his personal phrases.
Full of his candid observations about US and UK cultural variations, social media conduct, movie star encounters, behind-the-scenes realities of actuality TV, and – after all – trend ideas, Tan offers his distinctive perspective on the happiness to be present in being your self.