Kathie Lee Loves Drag Queens!

I just got back from the Friars Club, where Today Show fourth-hour hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb were celebrated with a luncheon and an onstage interview.

And Kathie Lee revealed that among their viewers, "There are a lot of drag queens."

"If drag queens love you," she added, "you'll have the longest career in the world.

"They know phony and they know real!"

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Especially when it comes to body parts.

Kathie Lee also talked about what she felt was a phony accusation about her fashion line indulging in sweatshop conditions back in 1996.

"Frank and I were about to open a $14 million home for AIDS babies," she remembered.

"To be accused of being basically a child molester when you've been a child advocate your whole life is surreal.

"I thought, 'If this is America, I don't want to teach my children to believe in it.'

"That's not the America I grew up in!"

She added that she stuck to her guns and laws were changed for the better.

"God would say, 'There must be a reason for it.'"

She should hire drag queens!

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