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This Brooklyn Drag Queen Predicted the Babadook's Queer Impact

This Brooklyn Drag Queen Predicted the Babadook's Queer Impact

This Brooklyn Drag Queen Predicted the Babadook's Queer Impact

We're babashook.

The greatest gift of this year's Pride season has surely been the Babadook becoming both a queer icon and a ridiculous meme. According to numerous thinkpieces, the meme began when The Babadook was accidentally archived in Netflix's LGBT film section, and a few months later a meme was born.

But before the Babadook had come out of the closet as a gay icon, Brooklyn drag queen Lucy Balls had already mined the horror film for a drag number at Drag Race finalist Sasha Velour's monthly show Nightgowns. The January performance has Balls stripping... seductively as the monster. Watch her premonition, below.

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