BeBe Zahara Benet Quotes

BeBe Zahara Benet Quotes.

Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Rihanna, all of these artists that

Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Rihanna, all of these artists that we do love – you see so much of what we do, the personas, makeup, hair, fashion – like, all of is now incorporated in pop culture, and a lot of it has to do with drag, because we over-exaggerate everything, right? We take it out to the next level.
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I think that I’ve always represented self-empowerment, you being your best cheerleader, you always affirming yourself. I’ve always been about empowering people. It sounds very cliche in a way, but it’s not.
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I always keep my word.
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It’s very important that when we have platforms like ‘Drag Race,’ we use them to really unite forces.
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I might not the best seamstress, I might not know how to sew, but I know how to make a garment look like a million dollars.
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To me, Jungle Kitty is a frame of mind where you don’t apologize for who you are. You’re very ferocious, you’re a free spirit, you’re outgoing. You don’t conform to labels. It’s really that side of me… she’s so regal and she’s so royal.
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I think it’s important as artists to always keep creating and always have stuff in the archive because you never know when you will need them. I’m that kind of artist. I always plan.
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People sometimes think that drag queens are always really confident and fearless because we transform ourselves into these beautiful creatures, and they believe that it’s how we live our everyday lives.
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Prior to the online platform, I had to make sure I go around and have conversations and go to schools and make appearances. But now with online presence, I try to put out videos and different posts every day. I try to inspire.
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There are a lot of BeBe Zahara Benets in Africa. It’s important that our continent can move forward, and respect diversity.
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I’ve always wanted people to feel great about themselves, for people to know how special they are and really love themselves and accept themselves and celebrate themselves.
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I love rewatching ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ episodes, ‘Project Runway,’ ‘Making the Cut’ and other fun shows. If there’s fashion and/or drama involved, I’ll give it a watch. And of course I’ve got to watch my show ‘Dragnificent’ on TLC!
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People always ask me, how did you grow up to be so confident? I tell them, I always look in the mirror and say I belong, you are so beautiful and you are meant to be here.
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I’m very excited to be able to take the Jungle Kitty experience to different places and travel with it and meet all the different jungle kitties out there.
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We need more drag king role models for all those interested in the art
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People love culture and authenticity.
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Of course, Jungle Kitty got really famous when I was doing it on ‘All Stars 3.’ I was just writing the song, and the words came out – that was the state of mind i was in.
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We get inspired and we learn new things.
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I’m a nurturer by nature!
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I respect myself. I have very high expectations for myself.
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You don’t gotta let the girls know you’re sweating, honey.
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Drag artists are more men than real men. You need a lot of courage, personality, and guts to go out there. Even if you look good or you look bad, you still need to have all of those things to be on stage. You’re going to get criticized by everyone.
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When I started performing, there wasn’t Facebook and Social Media was not huge as it is now.
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You have to the good and you have to take the bad. I don’t take the bad. I only take the good.
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Drag Race’ is a competition.
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I have a motherly instinct and I’m always trying to give therapy.
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I don’t get intimidated, you know. Because I feel like when you get intimidated, you become nervous, and then you turn to fear.
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Everybody deserves to showcase their different talents and there’s always somebody new you can tap into.
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The first thing I do when I get up is pray and meditate to center myself for the day ahead. I ask for inspiration in my creative endeavors, guidance in my relationships and patience in my journey. It’s a great way to get focused for the day.
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At the end of the day, I come from a culture and an upbringing where you create your own path. There is no seat at the table for you? You create your own opportunity.
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I feel like when you call us drag queens, it stereotypes us. It puts us as labels and I feel like we are performers.
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