A half-drunk woman stops us both on a street corner and tells Fame how much she digs Fame is refreshingly transparent about her addictions to both attention and beauty—including, but not limited to, her own.
A recovered addict who got sober at 20 shortly after coming out, Fame, who's now 30, has adopted beauty as her new drug of choice, getting high off the “top-shelf drag” she delivers.
Tessa Violet Williams (born 20 March 1990), better known as Tessa Violet and Meekakitty, is an American video blogger and singer-songwriter best known for her You Tube channel.
Growing up in Oregon, she performed in theater while in high school.
In re-creating iconic images including Janet Jackson's hands-on-breasts Rolling Stone cover, a nude John Lennon embracing Yoko Ono, and The Beatles' Abbey Road album cover sans clothing, Cordora hoped to find common ground between gay and straight men in the most intimate of photographic situations.The two talked back and forth about being obsessed with friend, and fellow You Tube Vloggers, What About Adam and Frezned.In 2009, Tessa moved to New York City and her You Tube success began to snowball.I want people to see me.” Fame, born Kurtis Dam-Mikkelsen, is out of drag, and though still very stunning as a street-clothed man, she's not quite the head-turner as when transformed into her full, “Rolls Royce of drag” persona.
But, then, we are in Hell's Kitchen on a Friday night, and the recognition doesn't take long.
For that and other reasons, it all seems to go beyond vanity.