A drag artist who knew him in the mid-2000s told Insider Santos supported Brazil's left-wing president then.
The artist Eula Rochard made headlines for circulating a photo she says is of Santos dressed in a red dress.
Rochard said Santos supported Lula and then "goes to the US and turns into this crazy thing there.
Santos, who represents parts of Queens and Long Island, now embraces former President Donald Trump and policies considered anti-LGBTQ.
Brazilian drag artist Eula Rochard holds a newspaper from 2008 that she says shows GOP Rep. George Santos in drag attire.
Freelance journalist Marisa Kabas broke the story in a Substack post about Santos dressing in drag under the name Kitara in the mid-2000s.
Rochard met Santos when he was about 17 years old and said she used to catch Santos in "little white lies." »