Lego unveiled designs Tuesday for a “Queer Eye”-themed toy set, as a consequence of hit cabinets subsequent month. The 974-piece set consists of figures of solid members Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski and Jonathan Van Ness, in addition to a duplicate of the loft that serves as their residence base.
Additionally featured is a tiny model of Bruley the dog, in addition to Van Ness’s former music trainer, Kathi Dooley, who appeared on the present’s fourth season. The loft additionally features a “transformation chamber” in order that followers can replicate Dooley’s makeover.
Matthew Ashton, Lego’s vice chairman of design, mentioned he hoped the “Queer Eye” set would remind followers to “have a good time kindness and assist construct one another up” amid each a pandemic and a politically divisive local weather.
“On this set we’ve captured themes central to each the Lego Group and the present ― caring, creativity, studying and enjoyable,” he famous in a Tuesday statement. “Whereas the Fab 5 rebuild folks’s lives, we’re on a mission to encourage folks to get artistic and assist rebuild a extra optimistic world.”
The present’s stars, in the meantime, expressed their pleasure at seeing themselves in toy kind.
“I’m a Lego child, so why don’t ya construct me!” Berk wrote on Instagram, in a wink on the lyrics of Beck’s 1993 single, “Loser.”
Added Van Ness, “I truly Can’t Consider!!”
The “Queer Eye” set is priced at $99.99 and will likely be obtainable globally on Oct. 1. The present’s sixth season will take place in Austin, Texas, and is due out later this yr, although no launch date has been set.
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