RuPaul dropped the gauntlet: “Look at me a big old black man under all of this makeup, and if I can look beautiful, so can you.” But beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and behold, not everyone agrees. Clutch your pearls, sharpen your claws and get out a saucer of milk: Bianca DelRio, Jujubee, Latrice Royale and others are doing the reading-mean-tweets-about-themselves schtick.
According to the Huffington Post, over 15,000 less than flattering tweets were posted every day even back in 2012. Yes, even throttled at 140 characters, Twitter provides a worldwide bitch fest where no is immune. Jimmy Kimmel has turned the art of the “mean tweet” into a veritable comedic franchise where movie stars, politicians, athletic icons and even President Obama have showed their thick skin and the ability to take a joke.
Before we get to the drag queens, here are a few of our favorites reading their favorites. First up, Mike De Marko
then we have Connor Maguire
A little bit from Colby Jansen
There’s always room for another slice of Colby …
Shake your shillelagh with Paddy O’Brian
Tweet tweet tweet say jailbirds like Jarec Wentworth
And of course drag and porn sometimes go hand-in-hand. Long before Bianca brought white-eyeliner-fierceness recently to Men.com’s recent weird one-off Look What the Boys Dragged In, The Sword revealed a couple of queens had done the royal untuck for a little fucky-fucky.
First we had Detox …
And in some really fucked-up Nazi-inspired acid trip, the regrettable Jade Jolie
But as Jinx Monsoon put it so eloquently …
Drag Queens and Gay Porn Stars go together like Peanut Butter and Jelly.
— Jinkx Monsoon (@JinkxMonsoon) October 9, 2013
Which bring us to the queens sharing some sour grapes …