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A Doncaster born TV presenter who has become a global star says he was subjected to racism and homophobia in his home town - and finds it easier to live in the USA.

Tan France, one of the five presenters of Netflix hit Queer Eye, has said that he finds it easier to live as a gay Muslim in America than in northern England, where he was born.

Tan has shot to fame on both sides of the Atlantic as part of the five-strong presenting team on the show, which sees a team of style, culture, design, food and grooming experts - all of whom are gay - come to the aid of men in need of a lifestyle overhaul.

The 35-year-old says he has experienced racism and homophobia his entire life and is happier being based in America.


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