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Forever Pink: 5 Timeless Shots of Divine

Forever Pink: 5 Timeless Shots of Divine


With the theatrical release of the 'I Am Divine' documentary, we remember the entertainment icon

If a picture's worth a thousand words, a picture of Divine is, well, bound to leave you speechless. Here, four timeless shots of the singer, drag queen, and star of midnight-movie classics like Pink Flamingos and Female Trouble, assembled this the help of Jeffrey Schwarz, the director of the new documentary, I Am Divine (read the review here).


Photo by Bob Adams

"I would come on stage dressed like a hippie pimp and then say, 'And now I'd like to introduce the most beautiful woman in the world,' and he would come out, pushing a shopping cart with dead mackerels in it and that he'd throw in the audience." --John Waters


Photo by Bill Bernardo

"Divine was scary. It was like Clarabelle on acid." --Dennis Dermody


Photo by Bill Bernardo

"He would pull a chair up to the refrigerator and eat out of the refrigerator." --Sue Lowe


Photo by Clay Gerdes

"Divine was a cinematic terrorist." --Pat Moran


Photo by Clay Gerdes

"People love to laugh at sex, people love to laugh at dirty things. And people love to be shocked, I think. So that's my job to go out there and shock them." --Divine

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