Journalists, ‘Drag Race’ Queens Question Robbie Turner’s Car Crash Survival Story

· Updated on May 29, 2018

Everyone’s favorite roller skating queen might be pulling the chiffon over our eyes, according to internet sleuths.

On Sunday, Season 8 Drag Race contestant Robbie Turner posted on his Twitter account that he had survived a car crash. In a subsequent tweet, Turner said that a drunk driver struck his Uber, killing the driver.

The next day, Turner tweeted out a reminder of an upcoming gig.

Turner’s tweets garnered national attention with articles in Queerty and Instinct, but it was local magazine Seattle Gay Scene that took the time to do some reporting. They found no evidence corroborating Turner’s story.

A spokesperson from the Seattle Police Department told Seattle Gay Scene, “I am not aware of anything like that occurring, nor are any of my colleagues aware of this accident.”

A representative from Uber likewise said that they have no information about the alleged crash.

Since Seattle Gay Scene’s story debunking Turner’s car crash claims, several Drag Race queens have published social media posts critical of Turner’s story.

On Instagram, Bianca del Rio memed Turner’s workroom entrance look and wrote a caption saying, “GIRL…. NO WORDS #thatshitisabsurd #whyyougottalie? #bitchthisaintagame #whodoesshitlikethis?”

On Twitter, fellow Season 8 contestant Kim Chi wrote, “Sad to think I was living while a imaginary driver was dying.”

Turner has yet to comment on the rumors publicly.

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