Vicky Vox Drags Katy Perry for Asking Drag Queens to Work for Free — But It’s Not Her Fault
Earlier this week, drag queen Vicky Vox posted on Twitter claiming a pop star had asked her and other queens to appear in a video for free:
The next day, she added a few more tweets, mostly of memes debunking the idea of asking artists to perform for “exposure” — while outing the pop star as Katy Perry:
That reference to Valentina’s manager turned out to be an important key to the entire thing. When Page Six reached out to Katy Perry, the singer’s representatives had denied any wrongdoing.
As it turned out, Perry’s team had indeed planned to pay the queens — even planning to fly queens into perform in the video.
According to Vox, it was Jason King, Valentina’s manager who had made the request to perform “for exposure,” not Katy Perry’s team. Today Vox posted on Instagram clarifying what happened and apologizing to Perry: