Bob the Drag Queen Teams Up With MTV to Drag Out Voters in Minneapolis: Watch


If you’re a dwelling particular person in November 2018, then you could have doubtless seen numerous celebrities throughout your social media telling you to get out and vote at present (Nov. 6). Some have merely posted Twitter messages, others have fronted on-line campaigns, and a few are even going out to satisfy with potential voters to get them to the polls.

Bob the Drag Queen determined to throw his hat into the political ring earlier this week when he and a bevy of different drag stars traveled to Minneapolis for MTV and OutEntrance Minnesota’s first annual “Drag Out the Vote” occasion. Part drag present and half early voting effort, the occasion introduced in younger, voting-age individuals to look at drag stars like Bob carry out earlier than being ushered on to a bus to go vote early at their native polling place.

“It’s tremendous necessary now, due to all the things that’s occurring,” a younger voter named Jacob informed Bob in a video printed to MTV News’ Twitter account. “But it’s at all times been necessary for LGBTQ individuals. We have traditionally been marginalized and legislated in opposition to and fought in opposition to for thus many a long time. So it’s extraordinarily necessary for us.”

Check out Bob the Drag Queen dragging voters to the polls within the video clip under, and make sure to watch Bob and his fellow Drag Race queens kiki in our new “Spillin’ the Tea” collection this Thursday.