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Thursday, December 7, 2006

I Wonder If She Was About To Lip-Synch “I Will Survive”?

posted by on December 7 at 15:47 PM

A drag queen walked out on to a stage in Manilla—in her bare feet—grabbed the microphone and dropped dead.

A contestant in an international drag festival, held in Manila, Philippines, collapsed on stage after an apparent electrocution, in full view of a large crowd on Sunday. The outdoor show came to a halt when performer, under the name of Joan Montegracia, walked barefoot across the metal stage, picked up the microphone, and fell to the floor….

The audience apparently thought the fall was part of the act and applauded and cheered loudly, but were shocked when Montegracia didn’t rise.

An investigation is currently underway to determine the circumstances of the accident. It appears that there may have been moisture on the stage and the microphone had an electrical shortage.

It has also been discovered that the victim was not a resident of the Philippines. His exact identity and nationality have yet to be determined.

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Please let it be Mark Karr.

Posted by Fnarf | December 7, 2006 4:07 PM

dude, that is fuuuucked up.

Posted by Mike in MO | December 7, 2006 4:15 PM

What sort of tacky drag queen goes onstage in bare feet?

But RIP tacky drag queen.

Posted by catalina vel-duray | December 7, 2006 4:20 PM

I blame Bush.

Or lack thereof.

Posted by Will in Seattle | December 7, 2006 4:33 PM

groan @ Will

groan @ myself:
perhaps her song choice was "(He-)She's Electric"

Posted by him | December 7, 2006 4:39 PM

Dare I ask what combination of moistures the barefooted drag queen walked into and across on the stage?

Posted by Smarm | December 7, 2006 5:45 PM

must have been a very TOQ.

Posted by SEAN NELSON, EMERITUS | December 7, 2006 6:04 PM

That's a sad story. How awful. A bit like this horrible story:

Posted by sad | December 7, 2006 9:08 PM

I feel bad for the poor guy but I have seen drag shows where I wanted the Queen to drop dead.

Last Show I saw (last week) the Queen was doing bingo onstage. Was like an old folks home. We wanted a beer before going to see the Skatalites. They were good. 3 original members but none dropped dead thankfully.

Posted by Brian | December 7, 2006 9:10 PM


Posted by jonny617 | December 8, 2006 5:05 AM

Was she about to sing happy birthday in a combined voice of Katherine Hepburn, Bette Davis, and Carol Channing?

Posted by who wants to buy mom a cocktail? | December 8, 2006 9:15 AM

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