The "Pose" star, who is known for his wild costumes at red carpet events, changed three times while anchoring the New Orleans, Louisiana portion of the show last year (19), but he doesn't expect to dazzle too often in New York City on Thursday, revealing coronavirus concerns have impacted his glamorous plans.
"There's so many (coronavirus) protocols in place...," he says. "I might just have to have one (outfit)."
He's also a bit worried about the frosty weather in Times Square, adding, "It's also cold and I don't know where I'm going to change. We're working all that out right now."
As well as hosting, Porter and his "Kinky Boots" collaborator Cyndi Lauper will be performing her hit "True Colors" together as part of the "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve" event.
Meanwhile, Jennifer Lopez is expected to hit the stage to deliver her first-ever live performance of her newest single, "In the Morning", during the annual New Year show.
On her way to the performance, the "On the Floor" hitmaker took over New York's Times Square station.