When Drag Race was just getting started, RuPaul said in a candid interview: “Celebrities are all truly rotten people.” Meaning it’s hard to meet with someone who inspires you because they don’t always live up to your expectations.
We’ve all heard rumors of celebrities like Ru, Ellen, Boy George, Madonna, Naomi Cambell, and Miley Cyrus being terrible behind the scenes to their fans or abusing the people they work with. Are they justified in their anger or are they just struggling with their success?
Today comedian Carly Ballerini joins us to take a look at what happens when marginalized people become stars and how the facade of fame usually comes with a few cracks.
➤ Musician Casey Spooner sues Madonna for not paying him for the song God Control.
➤ RuPaul continues to reject the idea of having trans women on his show, saying “There’s not one thing I can say that will make people feel better about it.”
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