Grayson Perry and His Alter Ego, Claire, Are Awarded the CBE

UK artist and cross-dresser Grayson Perry, who recently sported a disturbingly realistic Scrotal Bag, has been made a CBE by the Prince of Wales for services to the contemporary art, although he joked later it was for “30 years of hard graft.”


The Turner Prize-winning ceramicist regularly steps out as his female alter-ego Claire, who he’s described as a “cross between Katie Boyle and Camilla Parker-Bowles.” A Buckingham Palace spokesperson said Perry’s “attire was entirely appropriate.”

We’re dying to know what he and the Prince Charles are chuckling about…

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