Justin Theroux recalls how he befriended the 'Queer Eye' guys by slipping into their DMs

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Justin Theroux opened up about his budding friendship with several members of Netflix’s Queer Eye, including Jonathan Van Ness, Tan France, and Antoni Porowski, during Monday’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live.

“They’ve sort of included me in their little wolf pack,” the 46-year-old actor-writer shared after calling referring to the reality stars as “Johnny” and “Tanny.”

Theroux also revealed that he was an admirer of the Queer Eye guys before even meeting them.

“I was a big fan of the first season and kind of binged it. I did one of those things that I’ve never done before in my life," he shared. "I was with some friends, it was Easter. And I was like, I’m just gonna DM them because I saw in [Jonathan's] Stories that he was in New York."

Naturally, Van Ness immediately saw the message and rushed over to hang out with the Leftovers star. The best part of this story is the “friends” Theroux was with were likely Paul Rudd and his wife, Julie Yaeger, whom Theroux was spotted out in New York City with on Easter Sunday.

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 20: Jonathan Van Ness of Netflix's Queer Eye and Actor Justin Theroux attend Day Two of the Vulture Festival Presented By AT&T at Milk Studios on May 20, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for Vulture Festival)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 20: Jonathan Van Ness of Netflix's Queer Eye and Actor Justin Theroux attend Day Two of the Vulture Festival Presented By AT&T at Milk Studios on May 20, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for Vulture Festival)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 20: Antoni Porowski, Jonathan Van Ness, Justin Theroux, and Tan France attend Day Two of the Vulture Festival Presented By AT&T at Milk Studios on May 20, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for Vulture Festival)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 20: Jonathan Van Ness, Pili Montilla, and Justin Theroux attend Day Two of the Vulture Festival Presented By AT&T at Milk Studios on May 20, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for Vulture Festival)
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“Now it’s sort of become this thing whenever they’re in town,” Theroux said of meeting up with the Netflix stars.  

Despite their friendship, Jennifer Aniston's ex noted that he hasn’t received any lifestyle advice from the Queer Eye crew.

“That was kind of the hope that I’d get these great tips and I’d have a makeover of my house, but actually it’s the opposite,” Theroux admitted. “I’m usually the one doing the shopping, like, ‘Oh my god, the guys are coming over!’ Antoni made me nachos once, but that was the extent of it.”

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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 14: Justin Theroux attends the INTERSECT by Lexus Preview Event on August 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for INTERSECT by Lexus )
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 25: Justin Theroux attends the premiere of Lionsgate's 'The Spy Who Dumped Me' at Fox Village Theater on July 25, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Justin Theroux attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Justin Theroux attends the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion & The Catholic Imagination Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Actor Justin Theroux and Amy Sedaris are seen taking a cab in noho on May 1, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 10: Actor Justin Theroux is seen biking in Soho on April 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 02: Justin Theroux on April 2, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 06: (L-R) Michelle Williams, Justin Theroux, Emma Stone and Louis Vuitton's executive vice president Delphine Arnault attend the Louis Vuitton show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2018/2019 on March 6, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 06: Justin Theroux attends the Louis Vuitton show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2018/2019 on March 6, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 05: Actor Justin Theroux is seen on March 5, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/GC Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 05: Actor Justin Theroux is seen on March 5, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: Actor Justin Theroux is seen walking in Soho on February 12, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 08: Actor Justin Theroux attends the Adam Selman front row during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Gallery I at Spring Studios on February 8, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images for New York Fashion Week: The Shows)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 30: Justin Theroux attends an evening honoring Louis Vuitton and Nicolas Ghesquiere at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on November 30, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: Actor Justin Theroux is seen on October 25, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by UMV/Star Max/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 19: Justin Theroux is seen on the set of 'Good Morning America' on September 19, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 19: Actor Justin Theroux leaves the 'Good Morning America' taping at the ABC Times Square Studios on September 19, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/GC Images)
WESTWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Actor Justin Theroux attends the premiere of 'The LEGO Ninjago Movie' at Regency Village Theatre on September 16, 2017 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
WESTWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Actor Justin Theroux attends the premiere of 'The LEGO Ninjago Movie' at Regency Village Theatre on September 16, 2017 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 12: Justin Theroux is seen at LAX on September 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by starzfly/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 27: Actors Jason Bateman (L) and Justin Theroux attend the 5th Annual Ping Pong 4 Purpose on July 27, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 26: Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux attend the ceremony honoring Jason Bateman with Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame on July 25, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 20: Actors Dave Franco (L) and Justin Theroux of 'Lego Ninjago' at 2017 WIRED Cafe at Comic Con, presented by AT&T Audience Network on July 20, 2017 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for WIRED)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 21: (L-R) Actors Dave Franco, Kumail Nanjiani, Abbi Jacobson, Justin Theroux, Michael Pena, Olivia Munn and Zach Woods attend MT Fandom Fest at PETCO Park on July 21, 2017 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for MTV)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 18: Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux seen leaving a restaurant in West Village on July 18, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
NEW YORK - JULY 18: Justin Theroux in a sleeveless print tee is seen grocery shopping in West Village on July 18, 2017 in New York, New York. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 18: Actor Justin Theroux is seen biking in Soho on July 18, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 19: Actor Justin Theroux attends SAG-AFTRA Foundation's Conversations with 'The Leftovers' at SAG-AFTRA Foundation Screening Room on June 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vincent Sandoval/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 19: Actor Justin Theroux attends SAG-AFTRA Foundation's Conversations with 'The Leftovers' at SAG-AFTRA Foundation Screening Room on June 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vincent Sandoval/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 04: Justin Theroux, Kevin Garvey on stage at HBO's 'The Leftovers' - FYC on June 4, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by FilmMagic/FilmMagic for HBO)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 04: Actors Carrie Coon, Nora Durst and Justin Theroux, Kevin Garvey attend HBO's 'The Leftovers' - FYC on June 4, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by FilmMagic/FilmMagic for HBO)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 01: (L-R) Carrie Coon, Justin Theroux and Amy Brenneman attend the 'The Leftovers' FYC New York Screening at Metrograph on June 01, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 30: Justin Theroux at Good Morning America on May 30, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
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Theroux also shared that he made Van Ness a crop top during PRIDE week, but it didn’t go quite as planned. “We didn’t have beads at the bottom that weighed it down, so it just looked like curly fries,” Theroux quipped of the tassels on the shirt.

Theroux also had some fun with the guys during one wild night at home.

“It became clear that at least Tanny and Jonathan did not know what a vagina looked like. I thought that was kind of a teachable moment,” the Spy Who Dumped Me star quipped. “I got very excited. I went upstairs and I got art supplies and I said, ‘We’re going to all draw vaginas,’ because I was dying to know what in their brain that looked like.”

Though the late-night show blurred the images out, Kimmel did describe one of the drawings as looking more like a “bat” than the female anatomy.

Theroux has been pretty public with his new friendship. Back in May, he posted a pic with the Queer Eye stars to Instagram and that same month recorded a live episode of Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

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WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured (l-r): Antoni Porowski, Tan France, Karamo Brown, Jonathan Van Ness and Bobby Berk -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE WITH ANDY COHEN -- Pictured (l-r): Karamo Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk and Jonathan Van Ness -- (Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 31: (L-R) Karamo Brown, Bobby Berk, Antoni Porowski, Tan France, and Jonathan Van Ness attend 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: (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)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 31: Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk, Jonathan Van Ness,Tan France,Karamo Brown on stage at the #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 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 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: (L-R) Karamo Brown, Antoni Porowski, Tan France, Bobby Berk and Jonathan Van Ness attend the Netflix FYSEE Kick-Off Event at Netflix FYSEE At Raleigh Studios on May 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images)
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)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 07: (L-R) Jonathan Van Ness, Tan France, Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk, and Karamo Brown attend Netflix's Queer Eye premiere screening and after party on February 7, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for Netflix)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 07: (L-R) Jonathan Van Ness, Bobby Berk, Antoni Porowski, Tan France, and Karamo Brown attend 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)
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)
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