Smoking macaque & guardian statues: Queer Eye’s Antoni Porowski marvels at Bali’s charm

Shots from Antoni Porowski’s August 2023 Bali trip. Photo: Instagram/@antoni
Shots from Antoni Porowski’s August 2023 Bali trip. Photo: Instagram/@antoni

Antoni Porowski, AKA the hottest man alive (in our eyes, at least) and the food and wine expert at Netflix’s hit show Queer Eye, has touched down in Bali, where he seems to be marveling at the unique charm the paradise island has to offer.

In an Instagram post from today, the Canadian TV personality shared his admiration of two traditional Balinese statues guarding a gate, cheekily suggesting that they could be brothers.

Porowski has also posted several stories, including his nasi campur meal that came wrapped in banana leaves. He also visited the Ubud Monkey Forest, where he was blown away by the sight of a macaque, with a cigarette in its mouth, operating a water tap.

“I’ve officially seen it all,” Porowski wrote in the story.

Porowski is traveling in Bali with his fiancé Kevin Harrington. The latter posted a photo of their visit to Ubud Monkey Forest, featuring a selfie (or an “ussie”, if you will) with a macaque.

“What’s more offensive is that his face worked to unlock my iPhone,” Harrington wrote in the caption about the macaque.

We hope the pair continues to enjoy the rest of their time in Bali together. And we hope Porowski can find pure emotional pleasure in Balinese cuisine – who knows, maybe one day we’ll see him teach a hapless cook how to grill a crispy babi guling on Queer Eye.


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