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This Chinese drag queen goes on a ‘casual’ grocery trip, internet explodes

This Chinese drag queen goes on a ‘casual’ grocery trip, internet explodes

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A drag queen stirred up a huge storm on the internet after pictures of her recent grocery trip went viral.

The 24-year-old who calls herself ‘Sister Tomato’ hails from Shenzhen, China, and she sure takes her shopping very seriously.

Atop of a towering pair of knee-high leather boots, she wore a flamingo crop top and a pair of ridiculously revealing undies that has a hole right around the butt crack.

Nonchalantly strutting down the aisles, Sister Tomato was definitely giving shoppers and the security cameras at the supermarket a show they’d never forget.

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via Weibo / iioioii
chinese shenzhen china drag queen
via Weibo / iioioii
chinese shenzhen china drag queen
via Weibo / iioioii
chinese shenzhen china drag queen
via Weibo / iioioii

Speaking to BuzzFeed, Sister Tomato revealed that she works as a pole dancer at bars and nightclubs throughout China.

On getting stared at in public, she said that ‘she wears whatever she likes, and doesn’t care if people on the street stare or take sneaky photos of her.’

Her pictures have since received thousands of comments, both positive and negative, on Weibo, the Chinese version of Twitter.

The top comment with over a thousand thumbs-up and 500 replies reads:

‘Excuse me? [We] can respect special hobbies, but tell me how this isn’t spoiling our culture? Brainless tolerance. For any sex or age to go out dressed like this is an eyesore. Transvestites so what? You can’t just wear an underwear, cut a hole around the butt and go out. Please do not be too politically correct — have we not shown enough tolerance to minorities these days?’

Another cares less about Sister Tomato’s shocking appearance and more about her catching a cold:

‘I can respect people’s fetishes, but wouldn’t you get cold dressed like this?’

chinese shenzhen china drag queen

chinese shenzhen china drag queen

chinese shenzhen china drag queen

Netizens are also debating whether this kind of dressing is socially acceptable, and if it should be classified as ‘transvestism’ or ‘exhibitionism’ instead:

What’s on Weibo translates:

‘Isn’t it great to be a transvestite? If a woman would go out dressed like this, she would be slandered,’ says a female netizen.

Another comments: ‘I respect all kinds of unusual clothing – it’s the freedom of choice people have. But exposing the lower body is just not good in my opinion.’

‘If this was a normal transvestite, nobody would’ve even noticed. But I classify this as exhibitionism,’ one says.

Another netizen tells people to not verbally abuse Sister Tomato as he thinks that she is mentally unwell: ‘You all should stop attacking him with such mean words – after all, he has a mental illness.’

H/t: Shanghaiist