MX23RW : Sunday, July 12 20:45:51| >> :600:1337335:1337335:

Drag Race star Gia Gunn calls coronavirus "a hoax"

Drag Race star Gia Gunn calls coronavirus
RuPaul's Drag Race star Gia Gunn claims that the coronavirus is a hoax and the population are being "brainwashed".

RuPaul's Drag Race star Gia Gunn has courted controversy by sharing her theory that the coronavirus pandemic is "a hoax".

In a live stream on Instagram which has since gone viral on Twitter, the season six star appears to suggest that the deadly disease is a government ruse that has left people "brainwashed".

"I think the whole mask thing is ridiculous," she said. "I honestly think this whole COVID-19 thing is a hoax. I think everybody that is taking precautions is cute and it's definitely the thing to do but I also think that a lot of people are brainwashed.

"I think the more and more and more that we look around and see each other with masks on, the more influenced that we are going to be to also put our masks on. Which then, to me, insinuates to me that things are not okay.

"I'm here to tell you guys that I think things are more okay than what the government is allowing us to think."

Almost half a million people worldwide have now died from coronavirus, including over 127,000 in the US - comfortably the highest death toll of any country in the world.


Follow us on Twitter @SMEntsFeed and like us on Facebook for the latest entertainment news alerts.

Latest coronavirus PSA banner

Coronavirus latest - entertainment - Click here for more stories

Click here for more stories about Gia Gunn

Share this article now:
Canada's Drag Race judges
Read Next:
BBC Three to air Canada's Drag Race in UK
Latest Entertainment Video
Did you know...?
Read more about Gia Gunn RuPaul Entertainment

rhs 2.0
TV picks header

Sunday, July 12

Twins: ITV4, 8pm
Comedy classic starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito as... twins.

Dennis Hopper: Uneasy Rider: Sky Documentaries, 9pm
A profile of the troubled acting genius

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!