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This drag queen dressed up as new LGBT idol the Babadook and we’re here for it

Meka Beresford June 11, 2017
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Earlier this week the LGBT community were rewarded with an unlikely gay icon, the Babadook.

The horrifying murderous fiction monster became a much loved LGBT meme overnight after a Netflix mixup.

The streaming service accidentally categorised the 2014 psychological horror as an LGBT film.

The mistake was pointed out on Tumblr, where one user wrote that they were “proud” that Netflix has “recognised the Babadook as gay representation”.

Babadook had everyone, understandably, babashook.

The monster was taken into the community’s hearts and given an image turnaround from killer to a queen.

So much so that one drag queen, Miles Jai, decided to take the newly found idolisation of Babadook to the next level.

Jai decided to dress as the Babadook in attendance to the season nine finale of RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Pictures of the drag queen appeared on Twitter this weekend and in turn, Miles has become a whole new idol.

“That’s an amazing babaLOOK,” one person wrote.

Another said: “Can’t get over how well done this is, always killing it, Miles!!”

“This is such a fucking slay, I still can’t deal. WHAT DID YOU DO? Hunny, YEW DID THAT,” someone else added.

Basically, everyone cannot get enough of the look created by Miles Jai, with some people even calling her the “real winner of season 9”.

Jai posted a hilarious video on Twitter on the night that she was out as Babadook.

She said that she felt “really attacked ”because of all the “weight that comes with being an LGBT icon” and that she wasn’t sure if she was “ready for this”.

Related topics: babadook, drag queen, idol, LGBT, US

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