Gothy Kendoll is the stage name of Sam Handley, a drag queen, performer, model, and DJ. She placed 10th on Season 1 of "RuPaul's Drag Race UK".

Name Origin

Her name comes from a friend of hers, who described her as a Ken doll, but a Gothy one, because she used to wear loads of black, has black hair, but also is tanned and wears loads of makeup.

Rupaul's Drag Race UK

Gothy Kendoll
Season Competed: Season 1
Ranking: 10th Place
Main Challenges Won: 0
Mini-Challenges Won: 0
Times placed High: 0
Times as Team Captain: 0
Times placed Low: 0
Times in Bottom: 1 (Ep.1)
Episode Eliminated: Episode 1

Entrance Quote

"So this is what it looks like."

Memorable Quotes

  • "Gothy Kendoll, Gothy Kendoll."
  • "I'm a bit of a chav, so--"
  • "Me? I give better head than all the queens here."
  • *rawr*
  • "Miss Kendoll, Miss Kendoll." (elimination quote referencing Vanessa Vanjie Mateo's elimination during the first episode of Season 10)

Farewell Message

"I'm the UK's Porkchop Love You, Friends for Life X X X Gothy."


  • Sam works with a lot of very famous brands as a model.
  • She had been doing drag for three years when she competed on her season.
  • For the Gay Times promo she wore "Le’Boy George", A'Whora's fashion design company.
  • She is the first queen to have ever been eliminated on Drag Race UK. Her mirror message references this when she calls herself the "Porkchop of the UK."
  • Gothy Kendoll is one of only four queens in RuPaul's Drag Race herstory to have never competed in a sewing challenge, after - the other five being fellow UK Season 1 contestant Scaredy Kat, Jaymes Mansfield, Dahlia Sin, Cherry Valentine and Joe Black.
  • Her entrance line was the same as Farrah Moan's in Season 9, and her elimination line the same as Vanjie's in Season 10.
  • Her Snatch Game choices were Ozzy Osbourne, Nigella Lawson, and Joanna Lumley.
  • Since November 2019, she has her own drag host Nightclub called "DIGIDOLL."


UK Season 1 Looks




  • RuPaul's Drag Race UK Season 1, a contestant, placed 10th. (2019)



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