I am not sure if it is the scoop of the century but officially the word is out. The hosts of this year’s DIVAs at Sydney Town Hall have been announced. And I don’t know whether to be nervous or excited -“ I guess I am a bit of both. Unlike other years the DIVA committee has decided to have one main host for the whole evening, then for the first half we will also have a special guest co-host and for the second half another special guest co-host (many refer to these co-hosts as assistants, but the correct title is co-host).

So where’s the scoop, you’re all asking. Who are they? Okay, okay, I will put you out of your misery.

The main host, or what I like to call the anchor, is none other than last year’s DIVA hosting legend, Candy Box. After such an amazing job last year, I think there could have been a riot if Candy wasn’t asked once again to host at Town Hall.

The second half’s special guest co-host is Candy’s partner in crime on Sundays at Stonewall, Daisy Fantayzee. After seeing many shows with Candy and Daisy this was an obvious choice -“ they bounce off each other like cheap rubber balls. I am not sure whether it is hosting DIVAs that has Daisy excited or the fact that for once she won’t have to use a corded microphone.

Now for the bit that has me in a tailspin. I have been chosen to be the first half’s special guest co-host and, to coin an expression, Wow! When I was asked the first thing that popped into my head was Wow, Town Hall is soooo close to KFC!

I think this year the DIVA committee has put together such a fabulous team that hopefully everyone will be laughing so much they won’t notice they didn’t get an award.

My only worry is how I am going to make my entrance. Do you think from the ceiling dressed as Spiderman has been flogged to death already? Or would a fat chick hanging from a rope look too much like a Halloween pi??

Is there a surprise guest this year at DIVAs? Well, like many surprises this one is very hush hush -“ only a select few are allowed to know. I won’t say too much but let’s just say she isn’t so much of a surprise, more of a legend. I’m sure she will have everyone hooting in delight.

To the backpacker who thought it was fun to spread gossip about me: Darl, you messed with the wrong drag queen. If there is anyone who can spread gossip about me, it is me. Please let me do some of the stuff first before you tell everyone.

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