A well-known drag queen is denying stealing a large amount of money from a visitor who claims the performer straight-up jacked her in plain sight … a second that was captured on video.
Bryan Watkins — who at the moment performs as ‘Shannel’ for the ‘Drag Brunch’ present in Vegas — was accused of lifting someplace between $500 and $700 from the purse of a lady named Meggy throughout a efficiency final weekend. Video from the occasion seems to indicate Bryan taking cash, though it is unclear how a lot.
Bryan — who competed on season 1 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” — says he completely did NOT take the big quantity Meggy is claiming.
Now, as for the precise accusation right here — Meggy outlined it fairly clearly in a viral TikTok video … saying Bryan was going across the room for some type of purse gag, and finally got here to hers — which had $1,300 in there for her birthday blowout.
Meggy claims Bryan rifled by means of her bag and plucked a major wad of money — and that when she confronted him about it … he kicked her out of the present, with out returning any of the money.
Bryan admits to taking some loot, however says it was solely a pair bucks as a gag, not a whole lot like Meggy claimed. He says the venue’s administration refunded the lady’s tickets and even supplied to pay her $700 as a good-faith apology … however that wasn’t sufficient.
Meggy claims to have gone to the cops over the alleged theft … however a spokesperson for the Las Vegas Metro Police Department tells us they do not have a file of the incident.
Regardless, Bryan says he’ll by no means contact an viewers member’s belongings once more.