- Photos and videos have emerged of George Santos apparently dressed in drag as “Kitara Ravache.”
- Jan Sport, a star of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” rated Kitara Rivache’s drag look for Insider.
- She said it was surprisingly good but could benefit from more eyeliner and a personality overhaul.
A star of the hit reality competition show “RuPaul’s Drag Race” said she thinks Rep. George Santos’ drag efforts are actually pretty impressive, but could benefit from a bit more makeup and a personality makeover.
“Upping your drag aesthetic in any way, shape, or form would start from the interior,” Jan Sport, often known simply as Jan, said during an interview with Insider.
“Let’s make some changes from inside out first, but, if anything, maybe just a little more eyeliner,” she added.
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Photos and videos of newly elected Republican congressman Santos apparently dressed in drag, dating from over a decade ago, started to emerge earlier this month.
One Brazilian drag queen, Eula Rochard, claimed she knew Santos by drag name Kitara Ravache, and alleged that he competed in drag queen beauty pageants in 2008.
“I’ve seen a lot worse first-time drag than Miss Kitara,” Jan said. “I’m not going to say that she’s the ugliest duckling I’ve ever seen out there, I think she actually doesn’t look too bad.”
Jan added: “She said she was young and having fun at a festival, and if I was young and going to be having fun at a festival, I would just slap it on too.”
Santos, who initially denied claims he ever performed as a drag queen, later appeared to admit that he had dressed in drag, telling reporters: “I was not a drag queen. I was young, and I had fun at a festival.”
Jan said “all drag is valid,” but suggested that Santos might be hypocritical for now aligning himself with far-right lawmakers, elements of which have demonized drag shows.
“I think improving any aesthetic would involve not being such a hypocrite,” she said.