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[Photos] Roast turns to toasts for Atlanta’s Charlie Brown

Charlie Brown

It was billed as a roast of Mr. Charlie Brown and while there were plenty of laughs, a panel of veteran Atlanta drag queens could only thank and praise (mostly) the local and Southern legend on Wednesday, July 25, as part of the opening of the Marietta Rainbow Festival taking place through the weekend.

Seems the queens were too afraid to say anything bad about the Mouth of the South.

From Bubba D. Licious to Heather Daniels, Lauren LeMasters, Monica Van Pelt and Lily White, the Atlanta queens paid homage to "America's Ultimate Bitch" who gave many of them them their starts in the original Charlie Brown Cabaret at Backstreet some 20 years ago.

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