At one point in time Cyndi Lauper and Madonna were neck and neck for the title of queen of pop. Madonna eventually won the title, but Cyndi Lauper was praised for helping turn wrestling from the fringe sport to a mainstream TV phenomenon. And what did Madonna do for wrestling? Nothing.
Today Jaymes Mansfield, who became viral for tumbling on the mat on Season 9 of RuPaul’s Drag Race joins us to take a look at the wild world of wrestling. She’s starting a new video project covering wrestling from a drag perspective with her gal pal Sylvia Nix.
Listen as we chat with Jaymes about what televised wrestling and drag have in common.
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