'Queer Eye' star Karamo Brown reveals 'mommy and daddy' of the Fab Five

During the Fab Five's recent trips to promote "Queer Eye" overseas, Karamo Brown realized a couple of things about the internationally-beloved group that he's a part of -- including who the "mommy and daddy" of the group are.

"We already knew this, but now it’s confirmed that Bobby and I are definitely mommy and daddy," Karamo told AOL's Gibson Johns exclusively at American Express' Simplify Your Summer event. "Bobby is mommy and I’m daddy, because I’m constantly talking to drivers and making sure that we [know where we're] going, and he’s always like, 'Jonathan, you left your phone behind!'"

The five-some's trip to Australia and England also helped the show's culture expert uncover more of his cast members' habits that really came into focus while traveling as a group.

"If you want to sleep on a plane, do not have your seat anywhere near Jonathan’s, because he’s going to keep you up the entire time," he said. "I’m the exact opposite: I sit on a plane, I send an email and I go to sleep."

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"I also learned that Tan will find a way to be bougie at any moment!" he added. "I say that in the best way possible. He will find a way. Literally, we were on a yacht and, within five minutes of being on this yacht that we didn’t own, Tan came out with no clothes on and a robe and glasses. I was like, 'Where did you find a robe?' And he was like, 'Darling, don’t ask!' And then Antoni had a robe. He was like, 'Tan found it!'"

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 11: Karamo Brown attends the premiere of Paramount Pictures' 'Yellowstone' at Paramount Studios on June 11, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Presley Ann/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 08: Karamo Brown from Netflix's Queer Eye visits Featherdale Wildlife Park on June 8, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Don Arnold/Getty Images for Netflix Australia)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 01: TV personality Karamo Brown attends the Champions of Pride hosted by Beverly Center and The Advocate at Farmhouse on June 1, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 31: Karamo Brown attends the NETFLIXFYSEE event for 'Queer Eye' at Netflix FYSEE At Raleigh Studios on May 31, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 31: Karamo Brown,Bobby Berk,Antoni Porowski,Tan France, Jonathan Van Ness attends #NETFLIXFYSEE Event For 'Queer Eye' at Netflix FYSEE At Raleigh Studios on May 31, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 31: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Karamo Brown from 'Queer Eye' visits the Young Hollywood Studio on May 31, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mary Clavering/Young Hollywood/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - May 31: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) (L to R) Tan France, Karamo Brown, Bobby Berk, Antoni Porowski and Jonathan Van Ness from 'Queer Eye' visits the Young Hollywood Studio on May 31, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mary Clavering/Young Hollywood/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 24: The cast of Queer Eye, Tan France, Karamo Brown, Antoni Porowski and Bobby Berk at KISS FM Radio Studio's on May 24, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Joe Maher/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 09: (L-R) Jason Brown, Christian Brown, Ian Jordan and Karamo Brown at Karamo Brown's engagement party at HYDE Sunset: Kitchen + Cocktails on May 9, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Tasia Wells/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 09: Karamo Brown (R) proposes to Ian Jordan at HYDE Sunset: Kitchen + Cocktails on May 9, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Tasia Wells/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 09: Karamo Brown (L) and Ian Jordan after surprise engagement at HYDE Sunset: Kitchen + Cocktails on May 9, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Tasia Wells/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 15: (L-R) Karamo Brown, Jonathan Van Ness, Tan France, Antoni Porowski, and Bobby Berk of Queer Eye attend the 10th Annual Shorty Awards at PlayStation Theater on April 15, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for Shorty Awards)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 06: Karamo Brown attends the Netflix FYSee Kick Off Party at Raleigh Studios on May 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Netflix)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - APRIL 12: Karamo Brown speaks onstage at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on April 12, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for GLAAD)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - APRIL 12: Karamo Brown celebrates achievements in LGBTQ community at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards Los Angeles, in partnership with LGBTQ ally, Ketel One Family-Made Vodka at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on April 12, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Sciulli/Getty Images for Ketel One Family-Made Vodka)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 28: Karamo Brown attends the premiere of Entertainment Studios Motion Picture's 'Chappaquiddick' at Samuel Goldwyn Theater on March 28, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - MARCH 17: (L-R) Ian Jordan and Karamo Brown attend the Family Equality Council's annual Impact Awards at The Globe Theatre on March 17, 2018 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/WireImage)
CENTURY CITY, CA - MARCH 13: Karamo Brown attends Special Screening Of 20th Century Fox's 'Love, Simon' - Arrivals at Westfield Century City on March 13, 2018 in Century City, California. (Photo by Presley Ann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 10: Karamo Brown attends The Human Rights Campaign 2018 Los Angeles Gala Dinner at JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE on March 10, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for Human Rights Campaign (HRC))
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 06: TV personality Karamo Brown attends the world premiere of 'Gringo' from Amazon Studios and STX Films at Regal LA Live Stadium 14 on March 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
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We spoke to Karamo at Milk Studios, where he had curated stations for American Express' Simplify Your Summer event in celebration of the American Express Cash Magnet Card. In the last several months, Karamo's profile has skyrocketed along with the increasing popularity of "Queer Eye," which has brought more and more people his way seeking out his advice.

"It’s an honor that more people know that I’m someone they can trust," he said of the increased attention. "On my social media, I call everyone 'friends,' because I want them to know that I’m someone they can come to at any moment. Out of the Fab Five, people actually stop me and tell me their life stories and cry on my shoulder. The other guys don’t really get that, and it’s because people say that they think they can tell me things."

Indeed, throughout the first and second seasons of Netflix's "Queer Eye" reboot, Karamo has been the one who routinely gets the show's so-called heroes to truly open up and see things from a different point of view: Whether a straight man spending time with a gay man for the first time ever or a white police officer seeing things from a black man's perspective, Karamo has shown a knack for getting the show's subjects to let their guards down, which is something that his title doesn't necessarily reflect. And he knows that.

"During the first season, it was hard for people to realize that my whole goal is the inside, and the title of ‘culture’ is very misleading," Karamo explained to us. " Not knowing my background. some people are like, ‘What does that mean?’ But with season 2, the editors really made sure that it’s clear that my job is to get you to cry."

Season 2 of "Queer Eye" is streaming now on Netflix.

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 30: TV personality Antoni Porowski attends the 2019 City Harvest Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 30, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 30: Chrissy Teigen and Antoni Porowski speak onstage at City Harvest: The 2019 Gala on April 30, 2019 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for City Harvest)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 29: Antoni Porowski (L) and Karamo Brown attend the "Gay Chorus Deep South" screening during the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival at Spring Studios on April 29, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 24: Antoni Porowski as Boursin and Antoni Porowski Host Farm Fresh Fete Entertaining Evening at a Private Residence on April 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Erik Voake/Getty Images for Boursin Cheese)
UNITED STATES - APRIL 4: Tan France, left, and Antoni Porowski from the Netflix series Queer Eye, are seen outside the Capitol after meeting with Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Thursday, April 4, 2019. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 03: Cast members of "Queer Eye" (left-right) Tan France, Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk and Jonathan Van Ness at The Library of Congress on April 03, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Shannon Finney/Getty Images for Netflix)
NEW YORK - APRIL 1: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guests Johnathan Van Ness, Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk and Tan France during Monday's April 1, 2019 show. (Photo by Scott Kowalchyk/CBS via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 28: Antoni Porowski attends the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 28, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured (l-r): Antoni Porowski -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured (l-r): Antoni Porowski and Sonja Morgan -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MARCH 20: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) (L-R) Cast from Netflix series "Queer Eye", Jonathan Van Ness, Tan France, Antoni Porowski and Karamo Brown visit the SiriusXM Studios on March 20, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! - "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" airs every weeknight at 11:35 p.m. EDT and features a diverse lineup of guests that include celebrities, athletes, musical acts, comedians and human interest subjects, along with comedy bits and a house band. The guests for Monday, March 18, included Mandy Moore ("This Is Us"), Antoni Porowski, Jonathan Van Ness, Karamo Brown & Tan France ("Queer Eye"), and musical guest Dean Lewis. (Randy Holmes via Getty Images) KARAMO BROWN, ANTONI POROWSKI, TAN FRANCE, JONATHAN VAN NESS
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 13: TRISCUIT unveils new Wheatberry Clusters with Antoni Porowski on March 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for Triscuit )
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Antoni Porowski attends the 2019 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 24, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 06: Antoni Porowski (L) and Dan Levy attend the 2018 GQ Men of the Year Party at a private residence on December 6, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for GQ)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 06: Joey Krietemeyer (L) and Antoni Porowski attends the 2018 GQ Men of the Year Party at a private residence on December 6, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for GQ)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 09: Antoni Porowski attends the 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 9, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JC Olivera/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 09: Actor Antoni Porowski attends the 2018 Creative Arts Emmy Awards - Day 2 at the Microsoft Theater on September 9, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 08: Antoni Porowski arrives for the Ketel One family-made vodka celebrates Queer Eye Cast at pre-Emmy Party at Kimpton La Peer Hotel on September 8, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/WireImage,)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 05: TV personalities Tan France (L) and Antoni Porowski attend Build Brunch to discuss ' Queer Eye' at Build Studio on September 5, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/Getty Images)
Canadian Prime minister Justin Trudeau (2nd from R) leading the 2018 Montreal Pride parade along with his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and Canadien actor Antoni Porowski (R) in Montreal, Quebec on August 19, 2018. - (Photo by Eric THOMAS / AFP) (Photo credit should read ERIC THOMAS/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 12: Antoni Porowski attends Netflix's Queer Eye and GLSEN event at NeueHouse Hollywood on August 12, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured: Antoni Porowski -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - JUNE 24: (L-R) Jonathan Van Ness, Tan France and Antoni Porowski of Queer Eye attend a Spotify Premium intimate event with Florence + The Machine on June 24, 2018 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Spotify)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 19: Jonathan Van Ness, Bobby Berk,Phillip Picardi, Antoni Porowski and Karamo Brown attend Netflix's 'Queer Eye' Cast In Conversation With Teen Vogue at 92nd Street Y on June 19, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 31: Antoni Porowski attends the NETFLIXFYSEE event for 'Queer Eye' at Netflix FYSEE At Raleigh Studios on May 31, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 24: The cast of Queer Eye, Tan France, Karamo Brown, Antoni Porowski and Bobby Berk at KISS FM Radio Studio's on May 24, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Joe Maher/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Chef Antoni Porowski collaborates with Silk to celebrate Bike to Work Week, giving New Yorkers free bikes, coffee and smoothies made with Silk to champion small steps toward a healthier lifestyle on May 16, 2018 in New York City. #ProgressIsPerfection #LoveMySilk (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Silk)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 09: Antoni Porowski attends Karamo Brown's engagement party at HYDE Sunset: Kitchen + Cocktails on May 9, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Tasia Wells/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 06: Antoni Porowski attends the Netflix FYSee Kick Off Party at Raleigh Studios on May 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Netflix)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 06: (L-R) Karamo Brown, Antoni Porowski, Tan France, Bobby Berk and Jonathan Van Ness attend the Netflix FYSEE Kick-Off at Netflix FYSEE at Raleigh Studios on May 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Antoni Porowski and Joey Krietemeyer attend City Harvest's 35th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on April 24, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for City Harvest)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 19: Antoni Porowski attends The Center Dinner 2018 at Cipriani Wall Street on April 19, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 11: Antoni Porowski attends the 15th annual Jeffrey Fashion Cares Fashion Show and Fundraiser at Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum on April 11, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 15: (L-R) Karamo Brown, Antoni Porowski, and Bobby Berk of Queer Eye attend the 10th Annual Shorty Awards at PlayStation Theater on April 15, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for Shorty Awards)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Antoni Porowski attends the premiere of Netflix's 'Queer Eye' Season 1 at Pacific Design Center on February 7, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 07: (L-R) Jonathan Van Ness, Karamo Brown, Bobby Berk, Tan France, and Antoni Porowski attend the premiere of Netflix's 'Queer Eye' Season 1 at Pacific Design Center on February 7, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Antoni Porowski attends the premiere of Netflix's 'Queer Eye' Season 1 at Pacific Design Center on February 7, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 07: (L-R) Jonathan Van Ness, Tan France, Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk, and Karamo Brown attend the after party for the premiere of Netflix's 'Queer Eye' Season 1 at the Pacific Design Center on February 7, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Antoni Porowski and guest attend the after party for the premiere of Netflix's 'Queer Eye' Season 1 at the Pacific Design Center on February 7, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 31: TV personalities (L-R) Karamo Brown, Antoni Porowski, Tan France, Bobby Berk and Jonathan Van Ness visit Build Series to discuss TV series 'Queer Eye' at Build Studio on January 31, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Desiree Navarro/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 14: Jonathan Van Ness, Tan France, Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk and Karamo Brown visit SiriusXM to talk about the 'Queer Eye for the Straight Guy' reboot at SiriusXM Studios on February 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 14: Antoni Porowski visits SiriusXM to talk about the 'Queer Eye for the Straight Guy' reboot at SiriusXM Studios on February 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 14: Tan France, Jonathan Van Ness, Karamo Brown, Antoni Porowski and Bobby Berk from Queer Eye for the Straight Guy with Andy Cohen visit the Talk Andy show at SiriusXM Studios on February 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 14: Television personalities Jonathan van Ness and Antoni Porowski (R) attend the Marcel Ostertag front row during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery II at Spring Studios on February 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for Marcel Ostertag)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 03: Antoni Porowski attends New York Knicks Vs Orlando Magic game at Madison Square Garden on April 3, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/Getty Images)
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