Chris Thomas

Meet The Real Housewives of Neukölln, Berlin’s Trash Drag Superstars

Chris Thomas
Meet The Real Housewives of Neukölln, Berlin’s Trash Drag Superstars

Marie Antoinette famously declared, “Let them eat cake,” before eventually falling victim to the sharp blade of a guillotine. In a dirty back room of a club in Berlin’s Neukölln neighborhood, that familiar quote may be heard echoing off the grimy walls but, for the trash drag collective known as The Real Housewives of Neukölln whose lips it comes from, it’s more ketamine-flavored “kake” than cake—and don’t expect to see Marie Antoinette stumble in lest her dress be made of toilet paper and trash bags.