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Drag queen: Kari Lake hypocrite saying drag shows unsafe for kids

Barbra Seville mentioned she has carried out at Lake’s birthday together with her youngsters current.

PHOENIX — Well-known Phoenix drag queen, Barbra Seville, is spilling the tea about outdated pal and Trump-endorsed candidate for Arizona governor, Kari Lake.

In a Facebook publish on Friday, Seville, who Phoenix Magazine described as a “Drag Queen Extraordinaire,” referred to as Lake a hypocrite for her current feedback about drag queens being a hazard to youngsters.

According to Phoenix Magazine, Richard Stevens has entertained Valley audiences as Barbra Seville, a sassy character who “looks a bit like Bette Midler and talks a lot like Joan Rivers.” Seville additionally has a YouTube present the place she does impersonations of Jan Brewer and Paula Deen. Seville’s drag queen persona on Twitter has criticized the Trump wing of the Republican social gathering on social media up to now.

Seville mentioned she has carried out at Lake’s birthday together with her youngsters current. She mentioned Lake has come to her events and has been requested to go away as a result of bouncers thought she was too intoxicated to stay on the premises.

“Kari was a friend of mine, and I stood by her when she turned to the right. I reached out (and she responded repeatedly) when she took a public drubbing. It looks like she’s recently blocked me on fb, but forgot to block her private page,” Seville mentioned.

In her publish, Seville shared pictures of Lake posing together with her whereas she was in drag and Lake in drag herself as Elvis Presley.

Now that @karilake Kari Halperin has waded in to the conflict on drag queens, know she is an entire hypocrite.
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Posted by Barbra Seville on Friday, June 17, 2022

In a 2014 Instagram post, Lake mentioned, “Half of what I learned about makeup I learned from watching friends like Barbra Seville,” and included an image of herself hugging the drag queen.”

Lake’s marketing campaign issued a press release Saturday saying, “Richard’s accusations are full of lies. The event in question was a party at someone else’s house and the performer was there as a Marilyn Monroe impersonator. It wasn’t a drag show and the issue we’re talking about isn’t adults attending drag shows, either. The issue is activists sexualizing children and that has got to stop.”

On Sunday, Lake tweeted a press release saying partially, “The Media is the Enemy of the People. And frankly — the right hand of the Devil.”   

Lake additionally mentioned she is serving Seville with a defamatory lawsuit. 

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