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RuPaul's Drag Race stars targeted with homophobic abuse in Newcastle

Farah Moan and Shea CouleƩ were confronted by two women after performing in the city on Tuesday.

2018-04-04

Two former RuPaul's Drag Race stars have been targeted with homophobic abuse in Newcastle.

Season 9 contestants Farah Moan and Shea Couleé claim they were confronted in a kebab shop by two women who called them "faggots" following a performance in the city.

Footage of the incident posted by one of the women to Snapchat shows 24-year-old Farah, real name Cameron Clayton, appearing to defend the pair, who were out of drag at the time.

The US performer can be heard telling the women: "We’re touring the world being gay while you’re living in Newcastle with your crusty ass eyelashes".

One of the women then tells Farah she's a "walking STD", and asking: "Why are you so gay?"

Farah later took to Twitter to comment on the incident, writing: "I didn't maintain my classiness to well in the video..."

She continued: "I was drunk as hell and some lil girl came up to Shea and I with her phone calling us faggots, walking stds cuz my hair was pink and I guess she was white girl wasted."

Farah, who became the seventh queen to be eliminated from season 9 of Drag Race last year, added that she had nothing but love for Newcastle itself.

"so I didnt wanna bring attention to the negativity that happened to me and shea last night in Newcastle at a kebab shop but the vid is spreading," she wrote.

"No need to apologize on behalf of the city- our show was amazing and theres homophobic twats all over the world. Love you guys!"