The library is formally open! Congressman George Santos discovered himself in a confrontation with none aside from Trixie Mattel on Monday (Jan. 23).
The Twitter feud started when the embattled junior Congressman (and alleged Brazilian drag queen) took to social media to complain about being skewered on late-night TV by everybody from Jon Lovitz on The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon to Bowen Yang on Saturday Night time Dwell.
“I’ve now been enshrined in late night time TV historical past with all these impersonations, however they’re all TERRIBLE thus far,” he tweeted. “Jon Lovitz is meant to be one of many biggest comedians of all time and that was embarrassing— for him not me! These comedians must step their sport up.”
The RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars 3 winner couldn’t resist hopping into the fray by replying, “Possibly the supply materials was weak.” Santos didn’t take kindly to the learn, and determined to reply with some shade about Mattel’s Snatch Sport impression of Mama Ru, writing, “Clearly you recognize all about weak appearing expertise” subsequent to a gif of the second.
“I’m not an actor! I used to be younger and I had enjoyable at a pageant!” Mattel responded, however Santos insisted on getting the final phrase by including, “It’s all good! I gained my race in opposition to the fan favourite too,” in reference to his 2022 marketing campaign in opposition to Democrat Robert Zimmerman.
Santos’ information of Drag Race tradition appears price elevating not less than one well-manicured eyebrow over, contemplating he’s been up in arms as of late denying allegations he used to carry out underneath the drag title Kitara in Brazil. (As an overtly homosexual Republican, he’s additionally been a vocal proponent of Florida’s controversial “Don’t Say Homosexual” invoice, which was signed into regulation by Ron DeSantis final yr and impressed a rash of comparable anti-LGBTQ+ laws throughout the nation.)
Try Mattel’s Twitter feud with Santos beneath.