The Filipino drag queen is comforting heartbroken Filipino Swifties with her spot-on impersonations of Taylor Swift, which are drawing more and more crowds.
When Taylor Swift announced the Asian leg of her "The Eras Tour," fans in the Philippines were disappointed to see that their country was not included. However, a local drag queen named Taylor Sheesh has stepped up to fill the void, providing comfort to heartbroken Filipino Swifties with her spot-on impersonations of the pop star. It all began at a shopping mall, but after going viral on social media, her performances have now evolved into bigger venues.
Who is Taylor Sheesh?
Taylor Sheesh, whose real name is Mac Coronel, has been impersonating Taylor Swift for over a year. Coronel first started doing it as a hobby, but his performances as Sheesh quickly gained popularity and he now has a large following on social media. Sheesh is known for her uncanny resemblance to Taylor Swift, as well as her ability to sing and dance like her.
In the wake of Taylor Swift's snub, Sheesh has been inundated with requests for performances. She has since organized her own tour of the Philippines, which has been met with rave reviews. Fans have praised Sheesh for her dedication to being as accurate as possible to the real The Eras Tour.
"I'm just happy to be able to make people happy," Sheesh said in an interview with NPR. "I know how disappointed Filipino Swifties were when Taylor didn't come to our country, so I wanted to do something to help them feel better."
Sheesh's performances are more than just impersonations. She also takes the time to interact with fans and answer their questions. She has even been known to give away Taylor Swift merchandise.
"I want people to know that I'm not just a drag queen who does impersonations," Sheesh said. "I'm a fan of Taylor Swift, just like them. I just want to share my love of her music with the world."
Taylor Sheesh is a shining example of how drag can be used to bring joy and happiness to others. She's a talented performer who is passionate about music, and is also a kind and compassionate person who is always willing to go the extra mile to cheer up fans.
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