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Rocky Horror star Patricia Quinn ‘disgusted’ by portrayal on RuPaul’s Drag Race

Rocky Horror star Patricia Quinn ‘disgusted’ by portrayal on RuPaul’s Drag Race

Rocky Horror Picture Show star Patricia Quinn has said she was “disgusted” by her portrayal on RuPaul’s Drag Race after being impersonated by a contestant. Drag queen Aiden Zhane was eliminated from the show following her performance in celebrity impersonation challenge “Snatch Game”, coming under fire from the judges for portraying Quinn, 75, as forgetful and failing to do her …

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Coronavirus: Novel rejected for ‘extremely unrealistic’ portrayal of London in pandemic lockdown published 15 years later

Coronavirus: Novel rejected for 'extremely unrealistic' portrayal of London in pandemic lockdown published 15 years later

A dystopian novel about a deadly pandemic wreaking havoc across the world that was rejected 15 years ago has finally been published after reality once more proved itself stranger than fiction. Scottish author Peter May, 68, a former journalist and BBC screenwriter, wrote Lockdown in 2005, imagining London as the epicentre of a global outbreak, only to see his manuscript turned away by publishers, who deemed …

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