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5 Things to Know About Conchita Wurst, the 'Bearded Lady' Who Won the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest

By Alicia Dennis on
(Getty Images)The Eurovision Song Contest is still a very foreign concept to most Americans, but this year, the international music competition is making more headlines than usual thanks to its striking winner: A "bearded lady" who performs under the name Conchita Wurst.Wurst is the stage persona of artist Thomas Neuwirth, who was motivated to create the character in response to discrimination he faced as a teen in Austria. With a rousing performance of "Rise Like a Phoenix," a dramatic belt...Read Full Story
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