Facebook. He was responding to a tweet Lake sent Friday. “They kicked God out of schools and welcomed the Drag Queens,” Lake wrote. “They took down our Flag and replaced it with a rainbow.” In addition, she alleged drag queens are “grooming” children — a false accusation many conservative lawmakers and officials have made against LGBTQ+ people, claiming they sexually exploit children.According to recent polls, Lake leads the field of GOP gubernatorial candidates in Arizona.

The current governor, Republican Doug Ducey, cannot run again due to term limits.Stevens posted a photo of Lake with him on a news set and Lake in drag and text screen shots.

He says she attended countless drag shows and private parties during their friendship that lasted two decades.Stevens, 49, told The Washington Post that Lake, a former journalist, started going to his shows with some of her newsroom colleagues in the late 1990s.