Fierth’s Brian Mills sits down with Willam Belli, who famously got kicked off Rupaul’s Drag Race only to go on to become one of the most beloved stars of the show. Willam’s collaborations with “DWV.” (Detox, Willam & Vicki Vox) on songs likeChow Down (at Chick-fil-A), Vagina Song, and Love You Like a Big Schlong are legendary Youtube phenomenons seen by over 15 Million viewers world wide. Willam continues to shock and awe audiences performing at venues around the world, and making a stop in New York City September 26 & 27 at Laurie Beechman Theater. Get to know Willam Belli !
FIERTH: Do you have a nick-name?
WILLAM: Vicky Vox calls me Aunt Bill and Detox calls me Bill.
FIERTH: Where do you call home ?
WILLAM: West Hollywood, but I get my utility bill from Beverly Hills. Yes. I’m bourgeois.
FIERTH: What is your motto?
WILLAM: If you got a check, I’ve got a talent.
FIERTH: How do you describe your work?
FIERTH: What accomplishment are you most proud of ?
WILLAM: Overcoming my fear of pooping in public.
FIERTH: How do you keep it real?
WILLAM: Restalyne, silicone, Juviderm.
FIERTH: What is the secret to success ?
WILLAM: Doing what no one else can do.
FIERTH: If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?
WILLAM: Play piano or suck my own balls (not dick – THAT would be gay).
FIERTH: If you weren¹t doing what you are doing now, what do you think you
would be doing?
WILLAM: Zoologist (and by that I mean a hooker by the monkey enclosure).
FIERTH: What are you wearing right now?
WILLAM: A wig, an H&M cardigan, 8 fake fingernails and my boyfriend’s basketball shorts.
FIERTH: Have you ever felt hopeless? How did you get through it?
WILLAM: Never. When I get down I remind myself how blessed I am that I am not Mimi Imfurst.
FIERTH: What motivates you in life?
WILLAM: My boyfriend and keeping my pool clean.
FIERTH: If someone wrote a biography on your life, what do you think the
title should be?
WILLAM: “You’re Not Doing That Right.”
FIERTH: How would your best friend describe you?
FIERTH: What are some qualities you value in your friends ?
FIERTH: What were you like as a child?
FIERTH: Where did you grow up ?
WILLAM: Philly and Florida.
FIERTH: What did you do growing up that got you into trouble?
WILLAM: I had a slick mouth that got me popped a lot.
FIERTH: Complete this sentence: “The kids today…”
WILLAM: …need HPV vaccines.
FIERTH: What makes you angry ?
WILLAM: People not fulfilling promises makes me see red.
FIERTH: What brings you the most joy?
WILLAM: My house being clean and my man up in it.
FIERTH: What’s the strangest thing you’ve done this month?
WILLAM: I did the first drag show ever in Dubai.
FIERTH: What is the worst advice you have ever gotten ?
WILLAM: To embrace my curls.
Fierth: Are you a morning or a night person ?
WILLAM: Whenever I have to be up to make money, i’m up.
FIERTH: What were you doing last night at Midnight?
WILLAM: On a plane from Ireland wishing I had wifi.
FIERTH: What do you daydream about?
WILLAM: Being a father.
FIERTH: What do you think is the meaning of life ?
WILLAM: I dunno. What’s that Brad Pitt Tree of Life shit?
FIERTH: What is your beauty secret ?
WILLAM: Long bangs, heavy powder, head down, walk fast, no spook is the motto I learned from the Texas goddess known as Krystal Summers.
FIERTH: What would be the introduction song to a movie based on your life ?
WILLAM: Rich Girl by Hall & Oates.
FIERTH: Do you collect anything?
WILLAM: If so, what? Loads.
FIERTH: Do you have any obsessions right now?
WILLAM: Kale chips.
FIERTH: What¹s the weirdest item you¹ve ever mourned losing?
WILLAM: I lost my big toe nail for a while and felt like such a freak for 8 months.
FIERTH: What is your greatest extravagance?
WILLAM: A housekeeper once a week. Cleaning takes away time from when I can be creative.
FIERTH: What is your guilty pleasure?
WILLAM: I watch zit/cyst popping videos on YouTube a lot.
FIERTH: If you could buy anything regardless of cost, what would you buy?
WILLAM: A zoo.
FIERTH: What is your Safety Word?
WILLAM: Safety words are for sissies.
FIERTH: You can trade places with any other person, living or dead, for 24
hours. Who would you choose and why?
WILLAM: Grace Kelly. I wanna know what it feels like to win an Oscar and not deserve it.
FIERTH: Who are your main inspirations?
WILLAM: RuPaul and Charles Nelson Reilly.
FIERTH: Who do you have your eye on right now ?
WILLAM: Vicky Vox.
FIERTH: Which stars, if any, leave you star struck?
WILLAM: Albert Pujols.
FIERTH: Whom do you despise?
WILLAM: Kobe Bryant.
FIERTH: What¹s the sweetest thing anyone¹s ever done for you?
WILLAM: My boyfriend got me kicked off a reality show this one time when he was fucking me.
FIERTH: Do you believe in karma?
WILLAM: I know a stripper named Karma who fucked over my friend once.
FIERTH: Which places have you traveled to that you feel had changed your
perspective of the world ?
WILLAM: Sydney made me realize I was slightly more than a novelty & Dubai made me realize I was lucky to be American.
FIERTH: Which causes do you believe in the most in, and why?
WILLAM: I volunteer at the G&L Center in LA.
FIERTH: If you could choose a superhero power, What would it be, And how would
you use it.
WILLAM: I would read minds to figure out who to gamble and get super fuckin’ rich and impress hot dudes.
FIERTH: What are you going to do next?
WILLAM: Eat soup.
FIERTH: How can we keep in touch with you ?
Viral Drag Trio of Detox, Willam & Vicky Vox returns to NYC
DWV: VICKY GETS HER PERIOD!
September 26 & 27 at Laurie Beechman Theater
After a sold out premiere this spring, viral video sensation DWV (the
collective name for drag stars Detox, Willam & Vicky Vox) returns to
New York with the World Premiere of DWV: VICKY GETS HER PERIOD!. This
kinda-girl group will perform for two nights only, September 26 & 27
at midnight at The Laurie Beechman Theater (inside West Bank Cafe at
407 West 42nd Street — at Ninth Avenue, Tickets are $20 plus a $15
food/drink minimum. A $40 VIP ticket including priority seating and
meet-and-greet is also available. To purchase tickets, call
212-352-3101 or visit www.SpinCycleNYC.com.
DWV: VICKY GETS HER PERIOD! combines live performances of the drag
trio’s viral video hits — including Boy Is A Bottom, Chow Down (at
Chick-fil-A), Vagina Song, and Love You Like a Big Schlong — with
all-new comedy sketches, true stories about their travels, and stellar
solo performances from drag stars Detox, Willam & Vicky Vox.
DWV has close to 15 million hits on their viral videos The Vagina
Song, Chow Down (at Chick-fil-A), Let’s Have a KaiKai, Love You Like A
Big Schlong and Boy Is A Bottom, which also landed them a spot in the
Top Ten Billboard iTunes comedy charts. They’re the first drag show to
ever successfully perform in Dubai, escaping arrest twice (once before
going onstage and once at Gucci in the Emirates Mall after trying on
heels — which Willam bought). Their special brand of song and
off-color comedy will be presented all over the world, with dates
domestically and in the UK, Australia, Europe and the Middle East