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Lady Bunny Steps Behind The Rope. Yes, THAT Lady Bunny. Drag Queen Extraordinaire, NYC Nightlife Legend, Friend to RuPaul, Lady Bunny. From her humble beginnings in Chattanooga, Tennessee, to her early days of Drag alongside RuPaul in Atlanta, Georgia, to her arrival on the New York City Club scene in the 1980s, Lady Bunny is here to tell it all. Lady Bunny is an Icon of a Drag Queen, NYC Nightclub DJ, Recording Artist, Actor and so much more. What has Bunny not done? Lady Bunny discusses what the NYC “Club Kid” scene was like back in the day and how that scene was rocked when infamous Club Kid Michael Alig, with the help of his roommate, high on drugs, killed fellow Club Kid “Angel” Melendez and disposed of the body in the east river after bragging about the murder for days to anyone that would listen. Bunny discusses how that scene has changed throughout the years and what NYC nightlife looks like today. Lady Bunny is also happy discuss BFF RuPaul. Bunny discusses the evolution of both her and RuPaul’s career from the early days to present and how both have come, well, very far, to say the least. Bunny describes what RuPaul is like off camera and how the man behind the public persona is a very different being. What? Do tell. Bunny does. Bunny discusses the RuPaul we see on our TV sets on Drag Race every week is not necessarily Bunny's friend RuPaul or the man she knows in real life. Lady Bunny also opens up about how challenging RuPaul’s “job” of mentor to up and coming Baby Drag’s can be. Finally, we discuss how, when, where and why Lady Bunny founded the world renowned Wigstock, the juggernaut that it has become, the several blockbuster films it has spawned, and the involvement of “A” list celebrities such as Neil Patrick Harris. (Club) Kids, we are just getting started. Tune in now to Part I of this very special sit down with Drag Legend Lady Bunny.
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