Beloved “Queer Eye” Star Tom Jackson Passes Away at 63 After Battling Cancer

Tom Jackson, a beloved cast member on the first season of the Netflix show “Queer Eye”, has passed away at the age of 63 after a battle with cancer, as confirmed by his family. Jackson, who appeared in the very first episode of the rebooted series, quickly became a fan favorite for his charming personality and emotional journey throughout the episode.

Jackson’s passing was met with an outpouring of grief from fans and cast members alike. Bobby Berk, one of the show’s hosts, and Jackson’s personal friend, posted a heartfelt tribute on social media, describing Jackson as “one of the kindest, most genuine souls I have ever met.”

The news of Jackson’s death came just a few months after the release of “Queer Eye” Season 5, which featured a special episode dedicated to Jackson’s life and legacy. The episode explored Jackson’s journey since his appearance on the show, including his battle with cancer, and highlighted his continued efforts to give back to his community.

Jackson’s impact on both the show and the people he touched throughout his life will not be forgotten. As Berk wrote in his tribute, “Your memory will live on in all of us who you touched with your love, kindness, and beautiful spirit.”