With all the controversy surrounding this year’s “Notes on Camp” themed Met Gala, there’s a lot of confusion as to why a drag queen like RuPaul didn’t show up in drag and why pop star Katy Perry dressed up as a sparkly hamburger wasn’t camp at all.
Today we take a look at what camp is and isn’t with beauty blogger Jaymes Mansfield from RuPaul’s Drag Race.
Jaymes Mansfield was the first queen to be eliminated from her season of Drag Race, but at least she got to meet Lady Gaga, and since then Jaymes has become a YouTube sensation for her drag tutorials where she transforms cheap wigs into glorious bouffants.
Listen as we take on camp- the things that take themselves so seriously they become hilarious, ridiculousness for the sake of being ridiculous, and awful taste with excellent execution.
➤ Why positioning beauty blogger James Charles as a sexual predator may be transphobic.
➤ Overzealous fans of RuPaul’s Drag Race get kicked out of the taping of the crowning.
➤ Why it was so important for Game of Thrones to burn it all to the ground.