NYC drag star Nashom Wooden, performed as Mona Foot, dies from coronavirus: friends

Nashom Wooden as Mona Foot
Photo credit @dragshowcase/Instagram
By 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Former New York City drag star Nashom Wooden, who performed as Mona Foot, has died from the coronavirus, his friends said.

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“Project Runway” designer Geoffrey Mac was among the people who said Wooden had succumbed to the virus, which has killed 131 people in New York City as of Tuesday.

“I lost my best friend today from the coronavirus, Nashom Wooden,” Mac said through tears in an Instagram post Monday. “I just want to make sure that everybody out there stays healthy and takes care of each other, because the virus is really real. And I’m just so sorry.”

Wooden was 50 years old.