Mark Hawthorn, aka Drag Queen Tilly Of ‘Glitter Lips’ Jailed For Wrongly Claiming £88,000 Benefits

bf993849-569a-47cb-8c39-3d5a35aeb57a_NTI_DRAG_QUEEN_FRAUD_16A 49-year-old man who performed on stage as a spike-heeled drag queen, has been jailed for wrongly claiming £88,000 in disability-related benefits.

Mark Hawthorn – better known on the entertainment circuit as one half of duet act Glitter Lips – was jailed for six months for making fraudulent benefit claims between November 2003 and March 2012.

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