Conchita Wurst on Twitter negativity and being a role model

Conchita Wurst: 'I Ignore the Trolls'

Tom Neuwirth, is best known as the drag stage persona, Conchita Wurst. His alternative identity, Conchita, garnered international media attention by winning the Eurovison Song Contest earlier in 2014. However, this is an identity that is carried beyond the stage and Conchita must deal with the pressures of being an icon and the attention (both positive and negative) that comes along with that.

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Conchita Wurst on Winning the Eurovision Song Contest
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